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Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982)

Autor/a de J.B.: A Play in Verse

80+ obres 1,558 Membres 19 Ressenyes 2 preferits

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Obres de Archibald MacLeish

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

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L'Amant de Lady Chatterley (1960) — Preface, algunes edicions13,702 exemplars
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (1954) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions449 exemplars
The Portable Sixties Reader (2002) — Col·laborador — 329 exemplars
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Col·laborador — 278 exemplars
An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine (2000) — Col·laborador — 133 exemplars
A Comprehensive Anthology of American Poetry (1929) — Col·laborador — 130 exemplars
One Act: Eleven Short Plays of the Modern Theater (1961) — Col·laborador — 106 exemplars
The Imagist Poem (1963) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions101 exemplars
Twentieth-Century American Poetry (1944) — Col·laborador — 98 exemplars
Twenty Best Plays of the Modern American Theatre (1939) — Col·laborador — 75 exemplars
Gods and Mortals: Modern Poems on Classical Myths (1684) — Col·laborador — 69 exemplars
Best American Plays: Fifth Series, 1957-1963 (1952) — Col·laborador — 44 exemplars
Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001 (2014) — Col·laborador — 42 exemplars
A Quarto of Modern Literature (1935) — Col·laborador — 40 exemplars
Years of Protest: A Collection of American Writings of the 1930's (1967) — Col·laborador — 39 exemplars
An American Omnibus (1933) — Col·laborador — 31 exemplars
60 Years of American Poetry (1996) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
Pulitzer Prize Reader (1961) — Col·laborador — 27 exemplars
Vogue's First Reader (1942) — Col·laborador — 27 exemplars
The estate of poetry (1962) — Editor, algunes edicions21 exemplars
Great Stories of American Businessmen (1972) — Col·laborador — 15 exemplars
Men and Women: The Poetry of Love (1970) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry (1982) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
A Roman Collection: Stories, Poems, and Other Good Pieces (1980) — Col·laborador — 8 exemplars
The Paris Review 84 1982 Summer (1982) — Col·laborador — 6 exemplars
Love Letter from an Impossible Land (1944) — Introducció, algunes edicions6 exemplars
Figures Of Dead Men (1968) — Editor, algunes edicions6 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 1976 (1976) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars
Columbia Workshop Plays: Fourteen Radio Dramas — Col·laborador — 3 exemplars
Eyes of Boyhood (1953) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Col·laborador — 1 exemplars


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Altres noms
MacLeish, Archie
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc d'enterrament
Pine Grove Cemetery, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, USA
Lloc de naixement
Glencoe, Illinois, USA
Lloc de defunció
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Llocs de residència
Paris, France
Yale University (AB|English)
Harvard University (LLB)
Librarian of Congress (1939-1944)
professor (mostra-les totes 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 (mostra-les totes 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
Premis i honors
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) (mostra-les totes 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)



DJ has age wear and other minor issues, but VG cond. overall
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.… (més)
HenrySt123 | Hi ha 11 ressenyes més | 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.… (més)
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