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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Forfatter af J.B.: A Play in Verse

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Værker af Archibald MacLeish

J.B.: A Play in Verse (1958) 891 eksemplarer
Collected Poems 1917 to 1982 (1985) 84 eksemplarer
Poetry and Experience (1961) 62 eksemplarer
New and Collected Poems 1917-1976 (1976) 31 eksemplarer
Conquistador (1932) 24 eksemplarer
Poems, 1924-1933 (1933) 18 eksemplarer
Land of the free (1938) 17 eksemplarer
Songs for Eve (1954) 17 eksemplarer
Scratch (1656) 13 eksemplarer
Herakles: A Play in Verse (1964) 12 eksemplarer
America Was Promises 11 eksemplarer
Archibald MacLeish: Reflections (1986) 9 eksemplarer
The Irresponsibles: A Declaration (1940) 9 eksemplarer
The Eleanor Roosevelt Story (1965) 8 eksemplarer
Panic, a play in verse (1935) 8 eksemplarer
Actfive, and other poems (1948) 8 eksemplarer
Public speech 7 eksemplarer
MAC SIX PLAYS (1980) 7 eksemplarer
A Free Man's Books an Address (1942) 6 eksemplarer
Tower of ivory (1917) 6 eksemplarer
The Trojan Horse 5 eksemplarer
TRIBUTE TO A. EDWARD NEWTON CHRISTMAS 1940.|A (1940) — Bidragyder — 5 eksemplarer
Streets in the moon 4 eksemplarer
Air raid, a verse play for radio (1938) 4 eksemplarer
The American Cause 3 eksemplarer
Poetry And Opinion (1950) 2 eksemplarer
Ars Poetica {poem} 2 eksemplarer
Spiel um Job 2 eksemplarer
Housing America 2 eksemplarer
October Calf (2020) 1 eksemplar
Before March 1 eksemplar
Law and Politics 1 eksemplar
J.B. Study Guide 1 eksemplar
Nobodaddy : a play (1974) 1 eksemplar
The Next Harvard 1 eksemplar
The American Course 1 eksemplar
Jews in America (1936) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Lady Chatterleys elsker (1960) — Preface, nogle udgaver13,685 eksemplarer
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (1954) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver446 eksemplarer
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Bidragyder — 329 eksemplarer
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Bidragyder — 279 eksemplarer
A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (1929) — Bidragyder — 129 eksemplarer
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (1961) — Bidragyder — 106 eksemplarer
The Imagist Poem (1963) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver101 eksemplarer
Twentieth-Century American Poetry (1777) — Bidragyder — 98 eksemplarer
Twenty Best Plays of the Modern American Theatre (1939) — Bidragyder — 75 eksemplarer
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Bidragyder — 69 eksemplarer
Best American Plays: Fifth Series, 1957-1963 (1952) — Bidragyder — 43 eksemplarer
Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001 (2014) — Bidragyder — 42 eksemplarer
A Quarto of Modern Literature (1935) — Bidragyder — 40 eksemplarer
An American Omnibus (1933) — Bidragyder — 31 eksemplarer
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Bidragyder — 28 eksemplarer
Pulitzer Prize Reader (1961) — Bidragyder — 27 eksemplarer
Vogue's First Reader (1942) — Bidragyder — 27 eksemplarer
The estate of poetry (1962) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver21 eksemplarer
Great Stories of American Businessmen (1972) — Bidragyder — 15 eksemplarer
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (1970) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry (1982) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
A Roman Collection: Stories, Poems, and Other Good Pieces (1980) — Bidragyder — 8 eksemplarer
The Paris Review 84 1982 Summer (1982) — Bidragyder — 6 eksemplarer
Love Letter from an Impossible Land (1944) — Introduktion, nogle udgaver6 eksemplarer
Figures Of Dead Men (1968) — Redaktør, nogle udgaver6 eksemplarer
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 1976 (1976) — Bidragyder — 4 eksemplarer
Columbia Workshop Plays: Fourteen Radio Dramas — Bidragyder — 3 eksemplarer
Eyes of Boyhood (1953) — Bidragyder — 2 eksemplarer
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Bidragyder — 1 eksemplar

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MacLeish, Archie
Pine Grove Cemetery, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, USA
Glencoe, Illinois, USA
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Paris, France
Yale University (AB|English)
Harvard University (LLB)
Librarian of Congress (1939-1944)
professor (vis alle 9)
ambulance driver (WWI)
captain of artillery (WWI)
Assistant Secretary of State
MacLeish, Roderick (nephew)
Hemingway, Ernest (friend)
Pound, Ezra (friend)
Frankfurter, Felix (friend)
Dern, Bruce (great-nephew)
Dern, Laura (great-great-niece)
American Academy of Arts and Letters ( [1953])
National Institute of Arts and Letters
Academy of American Poets
League of American Writers
Century Club
Tavern Club (vis alle 26)
Somerset Club
Skull and Bones
Harvard Law Review (editor)
Harvard University
The New Republic (editor)
Fortune Magazine (writer and editor)
Office of Strategic Services
Library of Congress (director)
War Department Office of Facts and Figures (director)
Office of War Information (assistant director)
Amherst College (professor)
U.S. Supreme Court Bar
Conference of Allied Ministers of Education in London (U.S. delegate)
U.S. delegation to London conference drafting UNESCO constitution (chairman)
first U.S. delegate to General Conference of UNESCO in Paris, 1946
first U.S. member of Executive Council of UNESCO
United States Department of State (lecturer in Europe)
Museum of Modern Art (trustee)
Sarah Lawrence College (trustee)
United States Army
Priser og hædersbevisninger
John Reed Memorial prize (1929)
Shelley Memorial Award (1932)
Golden Rose Trophy of New England Poetry Club (1934)
Levinson Prize (1941)
Commandeur de la Legion d'honneur (1946)
Commander, el Sol del Peru (1947) (vis alle 13)
Bollingen Prize (1952)
Boston Arts Festival poetry award (1956)
Sarah Josepha Hale Award (1958)
Chicago Poetry Day Poet (1958)
Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977)
National Medal for Literature (1978)
Gold Medal for Poetry, American Academy of Arts and Letters (1979)



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JMS62 | Apr 5, 2023 |
This retelling of the Biblical story of Job was written while the horrors of World War Two, especially the destruction of Hiroshima, were still fresh. It holds up well today. MacLeish does a fine balancing act between recounting and questioning the original tale. In particular, the “happy end” of the original is placed in a bitter light. “Mrs.” Job, a one-dimensional figure in the original, becomes a believable character. As Sarah, she neatly counterpoints J.B.’s expansive postwar American outlook. Their dialogue deftly delineates the two branches that developed out of New England Puritanism. I also liked the device of having God and the adversary who tempts him into flinging J.B. into incomprehensible suffering played by two has-been actors who don masks for their parts, reminiscent of the personae of Greek tragedy.… (mere)
HenrySt123 | 11 andre anmeldelser | Jul 19, 2021 |
Reading this was fine and good and hard, just like Job is. But seeing it -- there is just something about it. I loved it. I loved all the questions it raises and does not answer. Why is life so hard? Why do bad things happen to good people? Why do good things happen to bad people? What are we to do after we suffer and suffer and suffer? Can we ask questions? Must we curse God and die? Can we not just choose to live? The ultimate to be or not to be, this ancient story made modern so that I can grasp it just a little better.… (mere)
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