Self-consciousness: memoirs

  • 245 Pages
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Updike, John -- Biography, Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biog
StatementJohn Updike.
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LC ClassificationsPS3571.P4 Z475 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 245 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20575184M
ISBN 100233983902

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Classifications Dewey Decimal Class //09 The Physical Object. John Updike, writing in the best book I’ve read this year, Self-Consciousness: Memoirs. To truly get the entire heft of his argument, it’s essential that you read all of this chapter, which closes Self-Consciousness on a note of such extra perception, depth, and clarity that you wish John Updike had lived a dozen lives to write memoirs about.

‎John Updike’s memoirs consist of six Emersonian essays that together trace the inner shape of the life, up to the age of fifty-five, of a relatively fortunate American male.

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John Updike's memoirs consist of six Emersonian essays that together trace the inner shape of the life, up to the age of fifty-five, of a relatively fortunate American male. The author has attempted, his Foreword states, "to treat this life, this massive datum which happens to be mine, as a specimen life, representative in its odd uniqueness of.

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John Updike's memoirs consist of six chapters in which he writes of his home town, his psoriasis, his stuttering, his discomfort during the Vietnam war, his Updike ancestors, and his religion and sense of self.

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The author has condensed his memoirs into six chapters concerning, his psoriasis, his stuttering, the Vietnam War, his ancestors, religion and his sense of self.

His books include "Rabbit is Rich", the Pulitzer Prize winner and "The Witches of Eastwick" which was made into a feature film. In turn, this authorial self-consciousness (or self-awareness) enables readers to come closer to Eggers’s experience, since they now have an understanding of his story itself and the critical thinking that has gone into telling that story.

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John Updike was born in Shillington, Pennsylvania, in He graduated from Harvard College in and spent a year in Oxford, England, at the Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art.

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