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Author Berman, Jeffrey, 1945-

Title Companionship in grief : love and loss in the memoirs of C.S. Lewis, John Bayley, Donald Hall, Joan Didion, and Calvin Trillin / Jeffrey Berman

Publ Info Amherst, Mass. : University of Massachusetts Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  PN56.L58 B47 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PN56.L58 B47 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 284 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "The lost other is an ongoing part of our existence" -- C.S. Lewis and Joy Davidman : "Never have I loved her more than since she was struck down" -- John Bayley and Irish Murdoch : "In widowhood you lose not only your loved one but much of yourself" -- Donald Hall and Jane Kenyon : "Art is created against death" -- Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne : "Life changes in the instant" -- Calvin Trillin and Alice Stewart Trillin : "I wrote everything for Alice" -- "It is possible to be bereft and not bereft simultaneously."
LC subject Loss (Psychology) in literature
Autobiography -- Authorship
Grief in literature
Add Author Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963
Bayley, John, 1925-
Hall, Donald, 1928-
Didion, Joan
Trillin, Calvin
ISBN 9781558498044 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558498044 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558498037 (lib. cloth : alk. paper)
1558498036 (lib. cloth : alk. paper)