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ISBN:
0295986778
Author:
John Trombold,Peter Donahue
Category:
History & Criticism
Language:
English
Publisher:
University of Washington Press (December 20, 2006)
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608 pages
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John Trombold, Peter Donahue. Reading Portland is a literary exploration of the city's past and present. In over eighty selections, Portland is revealed through histories, memoirs, autobiographies, short stories, novels, and news reports

John Trombold, Peter Donahue. In over eighty selections, Portland is revealed through histories, memoirs, autobiographies, short stories, novels, and news reports. This single volume gives voice to women and men; the colonizers and the colonized; white, Hispanic, African American, Asian American, and Indian storytellers; and lower, middle, and upper classes. In his introduction, John Trombold considers the history of writing about a place that has nourished a provocative and errant literary tradition for over 150 years.

Reading Portland presents a complex overview of Portland's progress from the time of its establishment to the modern day, compiled from the writings of over 80 authors whose genres . by John Trombold and Peter Donahue.

Reading Portland presents a complex overview of Portland's progress from the time of its establishment to the modern day, compiled from the writings of over 80 authors whose genres range from fiction to memoir.

Reading Portland book. In the preface, Peter Donahue considers the influence of region-particularly Portland's urbanity and its hybrid population-on literature. Included here are the voices of Carl Abbott, Kathryn Hall Bogle, Beverly Cleary, Robin Cody, Lawson Fusao Inada, Rudyard Kipling, Ursula K. Le Guin, Joaquin Miller, Sandy Polishuk, Gary Snyder, Kim Stafford, Elizabeth Woody, and many more.

John Trombold,Peter Donahue. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

Seattle, with its spectacular natural beauty and rough frontier history, has inspired writers from its earliest days. This anthology spans seven decades and includes fiction, memoirs, histories, and journalism that define the city or use it as a setting, imparting the flavor of the city through a literary prism.

The book was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. In October 2006, D'Ambrosio was awarded the prestigious Whiting Award. Reading Seattle: The City in Prose, ed. Peter Donahue and John Trombold, University of Washington Press, 2004, pg 199. Among other honors, he has received an Academy Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Lannan Foundation Fellowship, and is presently a USA Rasmuson Fellow.

Reading Portland is a literary exploration of the city's past and present. In his introduction, John Trombold considers the history of writing about a place that has nourished a provocative and errant literary tradition for over 150 years

Reading Portland is a literary exploration of the city's past and present.

Reading Seattle - Peter Donahue. Seattle lies at the crossroads of the ruling events of my life. University of washington press. I have arrived, left, and returned countless times over the decades.

Books by Peter Donahue. Reading Portland: The City in Prose (eBook) (Author). Category: Fiction & Literature. Released: October 15, 2017.

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He was the pioneer foundryman of California and a pioneer in the public-utility development of that state. Madison House: A Novel ) . Reading Portland: The City in Prose.

Reading Portland is a literary exploration of the city's past and present. In over eighty selections, Portland is revealed through histories, memoirs, autobiographies, short stories, novels, and news reports. This single volume gives voice to women and men; the colonizers and the colonized; white, Hispanic, African American, Asian American, and Indian storytellers; and lower, middle, and upper classes.In his introduction, John Trombold considers the history of writing about a place that has nourished a provocative and errant literary tradition for over 150 years. In the preface, Peter Donahue considers the influence of region--particularly Portland's urbanity and its hybrid population--on literature.Included here are the voices of Carl Abbott, Kathryn Hall Bogle, Beverly Cleary, Robin Cody, Lawson Fusao Inada, Rudyard Kipling, Ursula K. Le Guin, Joaquin Miller, Sandy Polishuk, Gary Snyder, Kim Stafford, Elizabeth Woody, and many more.