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Look Homeward America

In Search of Reactionary Radicals

by Bill Kauffman

  • 398 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Intercollegiate Studies Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism,
  • Anarchism,
  • Radicalism,
  • Regionalism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8807898M
    ISBN 101932236872
    ISBN 109781932236873
    OCLC/WorldCa69171738


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In Look Homeward, America, Bill Kauffman introduces us to the reactionary radicals, front-porch anarchists, and traditionalist rebels who give American culture and politics its pith, vim, and life/5.

In Look Homeward, America, Bill Kauffman introduces us to the reactionary radicals, front-porch anarchists, and traditionalist rebels who give American culture and politics its pith, vim, and life. Blending Look Homeward America book, memoir, digressive literariness, and polemic, Kauffman provides fresh portaiture of such American originals as Catholic Worker founder Dorothy Day, regionalist painter Grant Wood 3/5(2).

Bill Kauffman in his new book, Look Homeward, America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists, seeks those independent-minded Americans who have opposed privilege, arbitrary authority, and conformity to mass frivolities, and who have rejected a timid acceptance of public policy pronouncements, dictates on artistic and literary taste, and advertized living styles.

Look Homeward, America seems as much a mirror to one's own soul as it is a reflection of an America that many of my generation seem to miss, whether we ever really had it or not.

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Like Edmund Wilson and Gore Vidal, he viewed the tax collector as a lawless and arbitrary bureaucracy that feeds tyranny. Look Homeward America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists by Bill Kauffman A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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"Look Homeward, America" is a fine book. At once discursive, discerning, gentle, bitter, nostalgic, and hopeful, it aptly describes the moral and spiritual emptiness of a far-flung empire of the deracinated, and the joys to be found instead in family and community life firmly rooted in place and history.4/5.

Bill Kauffman (Author of Look Homeward America)4/5. Overview. Thomas Wolfe’s largely autobiographical novel Look Homeward, Angel was published in A coming-of-age story divided into three parts, Wolfe’s novel chronicles the life of the Gant family and, particularly, the growth of Eugene Gant, a character whom critics consider an extension oflike Eugene, was born in the year Click to read more about Look Homeward America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists by Bill Kauffman.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(2). Heavily autobiographical, Look Homeward, Angel is Wolfe's most turbulent and passionate work, and a brilliant novel of lasting impact.

Thomas Wolfe's classic coming-of-age novel, first published inis a work of epic grandeur, evoking a time and place with extraordinary lyricism and precision.

Understand, this book is not for everybody. Kauffman is no party man, God bless him. Look Homeward, America Reviewed at TAC. | pm. Daniel Larison Understand, this book. Thomas Wolfe - Look Homeward, Angel.

And Eliza's hurt was deeper because she knew that just at this time, when her slightest movement goaded him, did what was most rawly essential in him reveal itself. The narrative, which evolved into Look Homeward, Angel, fictionalized his early experiences in Asheville, and chronicled family, friends, and the boarders at his mother's establishment on Spruce Street.

In the book, he renamed the town Altamont and called the boarding house "Dixieland". Stephen Beale, a fellow correspondent, and a Catholic, suggested I read a number of books including Bill Kauffman’s Look Homeward, America: In. Look Homeward, America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists by Bill Books, It is an occasional convention in conservative literature to talk about the “real split” in the world that animates contemporary political and cultural disagreements, a split deeper than the more pedestrian divide of Republicans versus Democrats.

In Look Homeward, America, Bill Kauffman offers a detailed and often idiosyncratic look at the “real split” underlying American society and politics. To paraphrase Gore Vidal, one of Kauffman’s unlikely heroes, that real split lies between those who love the old American republic and those progressive dreamers who would sell their.

Wolfe said that Look Homeward, Angel is “a book made out of my life,” and his largely autobiographical story about the quest for a greater intellectual life has resonated with and influenced generations of readers, including some of today’s most important novelists.

Rich with lyrical prose and vivid characterizations, this twentieth. Look Homeward, Angel Thomas Wolfe, Simon & Schuster pp. ISBN Summary The classic first novel from one of America's greatest men of letters "I don't know yet what I am capable of doing," wrote Thomas Wolfe at the age of twenty-three, "but, by God, I have genius—I know it too well to blush behind it.".

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Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Lif e is the first novel by Thomas Wolfe and was first published in Wolfe, born in Asheville, North Carolina, and considered the state’s most famous author, tends to.

A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Wolfe published Look Homeward, Angel, his first novel, about a young man's burning desire to leave his small town and tumultuous family in search of a better life, in It gave the world proof of his genius and launched a powerful legacy.

The novel follows the trajectory of Eugene Gant, a brilliant and restless. ― Thomas Wolfe, quote from Look Homeward, Angel “His life coiled back into the brown murk of the past like a twined filament of electric wire; he gave life, a pattern, and movement to these million sensations that Chance, the loss or gain of a moment, the turn of the head, the enormous and aimless impulsion of accident, had thrust into the.

That Look Homeward, America, which played a huge role in launching FPR, was probably the book I was most proud of publishing at ISI Books (not to mention the one that got me in the most trouble).

That Every Man a King is a gripping if shockingly graphic novel. Look Homeward, Angel. by Thomas Wolfe. Review By Dan Geddes. 10 January Thomas Wolfe shows his readers the magic in everyday life.

Look Homeward, Angel is the story of an early twentieth century North Carolina family as told through the eyes of the youngest son, Eugene Gant. The Gants, despite delightful eccentricities stemming from both sides of the family, are not extraordinary. Just like the Netflix drama, Look Homeward, Angel does not paint a positive picture of small-town America.

The novel is a coming-of-age story. Download Look Homeward, Angel Study Guide Subscribe Now As the news breaks that the World War has started, the town of Altamont is excited with war fever even though America is committed to being. My first read of the year Look Homeward Angel by Thomas Wolfe Published in: Reviewed by: Book Worm Rating: [★★★] Synopsis from Goodreads: The stunning, classic coming-of-age novel written by one of America’s foremost Southern writers A legendary author on par with William Faulkner and Flannery O’Connor, Thomas Wolfe published Look Homeward, Angel, his first.

What piqued my interest in Kauffman’s new book, Look Homeward, America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists (ISI Books, ), are brief references to pacifism I read in reviews of his book.

Look Homeward, America: In Search of Reactionary Radicals and Front-Porch Anarchists by Bill Kauffman, Wilmington: Intercollegiate Studies Institute,pp. Dan Erdman The past six years have found progressives, liberals, and socialists busily rethinking their ideologies, allegiances and priorities.

The tumult of the post-9/11 world has. Bill Kauffman is the author of six books, most recently Look Homeward America (named one of the best books of by the American Library Association) and America First.(Dispatches from the Muckdog Gazette,is available from Picador in paperback.)Kauffman has written for The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and The American Conservative, among other publications.

All 10 episodes of the season were released by Netflix on Aug. 31, and so far in September, "Look Homeward, Angel" has been the second most searched-for book on Sales of reading. Wolfe said that Look Homeward, Angel is "a book made out of my life," and his largely autobiographical story about the quest for a greater intellectual life has resonated with and influenced generations of readers, including some of today's most important novelists.

Rich with lyrical prose and vivid characterizations, this twentieth-century.This brings us back to the form of Look Homeward, Angel, which is called a novel because that seems to be the most convenient term, even if it is only approximate.

The book is a prose narrative.