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Title The Norton book of friendship / edited by Eudora Welty and Ronald A. Sharp.

Publication Info. New York : Norton, [1991]


Location Call No. Status
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  808.8 NOR    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Non Fiction  808.803 NORTON    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 622 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Contents : Acknowledgments -- Introduction/ Ronald A. Sharp -- Introduction/ Eudora Welty -- I INVITATIONS -- PoChü-I/ Invitation to Hsaio Chü-Shih -- Ben Jonson/ Inviting a Friend to Supper -- Horace/ Epistle 1.5 -- James Boswell/ from The Life of Samuel Johnson -- Colette/ from My Mother's House -- Lewis Carroll/ The Walrus and the Carpenter -- Charles Lamb/ To Thomas Manning -- Robert Burns/ "Here's a bottle and an honest friend" -- Raymond Carver/ My Boat -- Wang Wei/ To the Bachelor of Arts P'ei Ti -- Sappho/ Horses in Flowers -- Robert Frost/ The Pasture -- V.S. Pritchett/ The Evils of Spain -- II CLASSIC ESSAYS -- Aristotle/ from Nicomachean Ethics -- Cicero/ from On Friendship -- Michel De Montaigne/ from Of Friendship -- Francis Bacon/ from Of Friendship -- Samuel Johnson/ from The Rambler, No.64 ; from The Rambler, No.40 : from The Idler, No.23 -- James Boswell/ from the Life of Samuel Johnson -- III LETTERS: GROUP 1 -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/ To Hoseph Haydn : To Baron Gottfried von Jacquin -- Samuel Johnson/ To George Strahan ; To James Boswell ; To Hester Thrale -- Jonathan Swift/ To the Rev. James Stopford -- Alexander Pope/ To Jonathan Swift -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau/ To Madame d'Épinay -- Robert Burns/ To Captain Richard Brown -- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley/ To Jane Williams -- John Keats/ To J.H. Reynolds ; To Benjamin Bailey ; To J.H.Reynolds ; To Benjamin Bailey ; To James Rice ; To Benjamin Bailey ; To Charles Brown ; To C.W. Dilke ; To the George Keatses ; To John Taylor ; To Charles Brown -- IV POETRY -- Homer/ from The Iliad -- Horace/ Epistle 1.3 -- Martial/ Epigram 5.42 ; Epigram 1.32 -- Wang Chien/ Hearing That His Friend Was Coming Back from the War -- Po Chü-I/ Old Age ; The Letter ; To Liu Yu-Hsi ; Dreaming That I Went with Lu and Yu to Visit Yüan Chen -- Dante Alighieri/ from The Divine Comedy ; Dante Alighieri to Guido Cavalcanti -- Michelangelo Buonarroti/ To Giovanni da Pistoja on the Painting of the Sistine Chapel ; To Tommaso Cavalieri -- Edmund Spenser/ from The Faerie Queene -- Ben Jonson/ from To the Immortal Memory of That Noble Pair, Sir Lucius Cary and Sir H. Morison ; To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author, Mr. William Shakespeare, and What He Hath Left Us -- John Donne/ To Mr. T.W. -- Katherine Philips/ To Mrs. Mary Awbrey ; from Friendship -- Anne Finch/ Friendship Between Ephelia and Ardelia ; To a Friend -- Jonathan Swift/ from Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D. -- William Cowper/ from Retirement -- William Blake/ A Poison Tree ; To Hayley ; To forgive Enemies Hayley does pretend -- John Keats/ To J.R. -- Robert Browning/ May and Death -- Walt Whitman/ We Two, How Long We Were Fool'd ; As Toilsome I Wander'd Virgina's Woods ; I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing -- Emily Dickinson/ I'm Nobody! Who are You? ; I showed her Hights she never saw ; We talked as Girls do ; Elysium is as far -- Giosuè Carducci/ A Snow-Storm -- Anonymous/ The Rakes of Mallow -- Thomas Hardy/ A Confession to a Friend in Trouble ; The Man He Killed
Contents Continued : A.E. Housman/ A Shropshire Lad, LIV -- William Butler Yeats/ The Municipal Gallery Re-visited ; Friends ; The Lover Pleads with His Friend for Old Friends ; A Deep-sworn Vow ; To a Friend Whose Work Has Come to Nothing -- Edwin Arlington Robinson/ Mr. Flood's Party -- Walter De La Mare/ The Listeners -- Ranier Maria Rilke/ Sonnets to Orpheus, 1.24, 2.8 -- Ann Akhmatova/ Boris Pasternak ; There Are Four of Us ; If All Who Have Begged Help -- Giuseppe Ungaretti/ In Memoriam -- Wilfred Owen/ To My Friend -- Bertolt Brecht/ The Friends -- Federico García Lorca/ Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejias -- Jorge Luis Borges/ To Francisco López Merino ; To a Minor Poet of the Greek Anthology -- Langston Hughes/ Poem -- Ogden Nash/ from Hearts of Gold -- W.H. Auden; For Friends Only ; The Common Life -- Theodore Roethke/ Elegy for Jane -- Delmore Schwartz/ Do the Others Speak of Me Mockingly, Maliciously? -- Richard Wilbur/ What is the opposite of two? -- Anne Sexton/ With Mercy for the Greedy -- Ursula K. LeGuin/ Vita Amicae -- Adrienne Richt/ Paula Becker to Clara Westhoff -- Derek Walcott/ Forest of Europe -- Michael S. Harper/ The View from Mount Saint Helens -- August Kleinzahler/ Friends Through at New Year's -- V AFFINITIES: GROUP I -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge/ This Lime-Tree Bower My Prison -- Dorothy Wordsworth/ from The Grasmere Journals -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge/ from Christabel ; To William Wordsworth -- Charles Lamb/ Popular Fallacies, XVI-That a Sulky Temper Is a Misfortune ; The Old Familiar Faces -- VI THE BIBLE -- The Book of Ruth/ Chapters 1-4 -- The Book of Samuel/ Book 1, Chapters 18,19,20,23,31 ; Book 2, Chapters 1,4,9 -- VII SHAKESPEARE -- William Shakespeare/ Sonnet 29 ; Sonnet 30 ; Sonnet 32 ; Sonnet 37 ; Sonnet 71 ; Sonnet 104 ; Sonnet 116 ; from A Midsummer Night's Dream ; from The Merchant of Venice ; from 1 Henry IV ; from 2 Henry IV ; from Julius Caesar ; from As You Like It ; from Hamlet ; from Timon of Athens ; from The Winter's Tale ; from The Two Noble Kinsmen -- VIII LETTERS:GROUP 2 -- Herman Melville/ To Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Emily Dickinson/ To Susan Gilbert (Dickinson) -- George S. Hillard and Nathaniel Hawthorne/ Correspondence -- IX SHORT STORIES -- V.S. Pritchett/ The Voice -- Leo Tolstoy/ The Three Hermits -- Guy Davenport/ Ithaka -- Anton Chekhov/ Kashtanka -- Nadine Gordimer/ Otherwise Birds Fly In -- Henry James/ Brooksmith -- Sarah Orne Jewett/ Miss Tempy's Watchers -- Frank O'Connor/ Guests of the Nation -- William Maxwell/ The Fisherman Who Had No One to Go Out in His Boat with Him -- S.Y. Agnon/ Friendship -- James Joyce/ A Little Cloud
Contents Continued 2 : -- X LETTERS: GROUP 3 -- Gustave Flaubert and Ivan Turgenev/ Correspondence -- Angus Davidson/ from Edward Lear: Landscape Painter and Nonsense Poet -- Edward Lear/ To Emily Tennyson ; To Ruth Decie ; To John Ruskin -- Henry James/ To Hugh Walpole ; To William Dean Howells -- William James/ To O.W. Holmes, Jr. ; To His Class at Radcliffe College -- Edward Fitzgerald/ To William Makepeace Thackeray -- XI AFFINITIES: GROUP 2 -- H.L. Mencken/ To Theodore Dreiser ; To James Joyce ; To Jim Tully -- James Thurber/ My Friend McNulty -- F. Scott Fitzgerald/ Ring ; To Ernest Hemingway ; To Maxwell Perkins -- A. Scott Berg/ from Max Perkins: Editor of Genius -- Robert Frost/ To Sidney Cox -- William Faulkner/ To Malcolm Cowley ; To Robert K. Haas ; To Erik Boheman ; To Mrs. Robert K. Haas ; To Robert K. Haas ; To Phillip E. Mullen -- XII MEMOIRS AND HISTORIES -- Fanny Burney/ from Juvenile Journal -- Janet Flanner/ from Paris Was Yesterday -- Frédéric Mistral/ from Memoirs -- E.M. Forster/ from Marianne Thornton: A Domestic Biography -- Ford Madox Ford/ from Your Mirror to My Times -- Oscar Wilde/ from De Profundis -- Frederick Douglass/ from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave -- Francis Parkman/ from Pioneers of France in the New World -- Elizabeth Bishop/ Gwendolyn -- Reynolds Price/ from Clear Pictures -- Lillian Hellman/ from Julia -- Elie Wiesel/ from Night -- George F. Kennan/ from Sketches from a Life -- XIII LETTERS: GROUP 4 -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer/ To Eberhard Bethge -- Thomas Mann and Erich Kahler/ Correspondence -- Albert Camus and Boris Pasternak/ Correspondence -- XIV AFFINITIES: GROUP 3 -- T.S. Eliot/ To Marianne Moore -- Vivien Eliot/ To Ezra Pound -- T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound/ Correspondence -- Elizabeth Bishop/ from Efforts of Affection: A Memoir of Marianne Moore ; Crusoe in England -- Robert Lowell/ from Four Poems for Elizabeth Bishop -- T.S. Eliot and Groucho Marx/ Correspondence -- Groucho Marx/ To Gummo Marx ; To Russell Baker -- XV FURTHER ESSAYS -- Henry David Thoreau/ from A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers -- Ralph Waldo Emerson/ from Friendship -- E.M. Forster/ from Notes on English Character ; from What I Believe -- Hanna Arendt/ from Men in Dark Times -- Jeremy Taylor/ from A Discourse of the Nature, Offices, and Measures, of Friendship -- Simone Weil/ from Friendship -- C.S. Lewis/ from Friendship -- XVI FABLES, LEGENDS AND FOLKTALES -- Aesop/ Birds of a Feather ; A Friend in Need Is A Friend Indeed -- Jean De La Fontaine/ Fable 8.11: The Two Friends -- Sir Thomas Elyot/ from The Gouernour -- Elie Wiesel/ from Somewhere a Master -- Yoruban Folktale -- Pablo Neruda/ from Childhood and Poetry -- David Thomson/ from The People of the Sea -- XVII AFFINITIES: GROUP 4 -- Robert Lowell/ School ; Our Afterlife II -- Peter Taylor/ from Robert Trail Spence Lowell -- Seamus Heaney/ from Gulliver in Lilliput: Remembering Robert Lowell -- Robert Lowell/ Ford Madox Ford ; from Randall Jarrell, 1914-1965 -- Seamus Heaney/ The Sounds of Rain -- XVIII LETTERS: GROUP 5 -- William Butler Yeats/ To Olivia Shakespeare -- Lady Gregory/ From Journals -- Evelyn Waugh/ To Henry Yorke -- Virginia Woolf/ To Gerald Brenan ; To Dora Carrington ; from Diary -- Elizabeth Bowen/ To William Plomer ; To Virginia Woolf -- XIX FAREWELLS -- Li Po/ On Seeing Off Meng Hao-Jan ; Taking Leave of a Friend ; Exiles' Letter -- Tu Fu/ To Wei Pa, a Retired Scholar -- Mei Yao Ch'en/ An Excuse for Not Returning the Visit of a Friend -- Wang Wei/ To Ch'i-wo Ch'ien Bound Home After Failing in an Examination -- Horace/ from To the Ship in Which Virgil Sailed to Athens -- George Gordon, Lord Byron/ To Thomas Moore -- Robert Penn Warren/ To a Friend Parting -- Mahammed Abdille Hassan/ To a Friend Going on a Journey -- Sappho/ Anaktoria -- Ford Madox Ford/ from Return to Yesterday -- Robert Burns/ Auld Lang Syne -- Envoi:/ The Irish Dancer -- The Authors -- Permissions -- Index
Subject Friendship -- Literary collections.
Added Author Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001.
Sharp, Ronald A.
ISBN 0393030652: $25.00 (USA) ($35.00 CAN.)
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