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Shifting Interludes: Selected Essays By Willie Morris Shifting Interludes Selected Essays In the course of his career Willie Morris attained national prominence as a journalist editor nonfiction writer novelist memoirist and news commentator As this eloquent book reveals he
  • Title: Shifting Interludes: Selected Essays
  • Author: Willie Morris
  • ISBN: 9781578064786
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Shifting Interludes: Selected Essays By Willie Morris In the course of his career Willie Morris 1934 1999 attained national prominence as a journalist, editor, nonfiction writer, novelist, memoirist, and news commentator As this eloquent book reveals, he was also a master essayist whose gift was in crafting short compositions.Shifting Interludes, an anthology that spans his career of forty years, includes pieces he wrote fIn the course of his career Willie Morris 1934 1999 attained national prominence as a journalist, editor, nonfiction writer, novelist, memoirist, and news commentator As this eloquent book reveals, he was also a master essayist whose gift was in crafting short compositions.Shifting Interludes, an anthology that spans his career of forty years, includes pieces he wrote for the Daily Texan, Texas Observer, the Washington Star, Vanity Fair, Southern Living, and other publications These diverse works reflect the scope of Morris s wide ranging interests The collection comprises biographical profiles, newspaper editorials and columns, political analyses, travel narratives, sports commentaries, book reviews, and his thoughts both critical and affectionate about his beloved home state of Mississippi.Two essays are previously unpublished A Long ago Rendezvous with Alger Hiss and The Day I Followed the Mayor around Town One essay, Mississippi Rebel on a Texas Campus, is the first article he wrote for a national publication.Morris s subjects reflect his autobiography, his poignant feelings, and his courtly manners He expresses his outrage as he decries Southern racism in Despair in Mississippi, his melancholy as he recounts a visit to his hometown Yazoo City in The Rain Fell Noiselessly, his grace as he salutes a college football team and its fallen comrade in In the Spirit of the Game, his humor as he admits to a bout of middle age infatuation in Mitch and the Infield Fly Rule, and his pensiveness as he remembers his much loved grandmother Mamie in Weep No More, My Lady.
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    1. Willie Morris

      William Weaks Willie Morris November 29, 1934 August 2, 1999 , was an American writer and editor born in Jackson, Mississippi, though his family later moved to Yazoo City, Mississippi, which he immortalized in his works of prose Morris trademark was his lyrical prose style and reflections on the American South, particularly the Mississippi Delta In 1967 he became the youngest editor of Harper s Magazine He wrote several works of fiction and non fiction, including his seminal book North Toward Home, as well as My Dog Skip.

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    1. Written by his now famous former student, Donna Tartt, author of THE SECRET HISTORY and THE LITTLE FRIEND, offers one of the most moving elegiac on Morris, first published in the OXFORD AMERICAN and later reprinted in REMEMBERING WILLIE U Press Mississippi, 2000 Tartt speaks most eloquently about Morris largeness of heart a characteristic that, in the pages of a subsequent collection of his essays, SHIFTING INTERLUDES, continues to swell counter to the smaller if immediately catchy ironies of p [...]


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