The pawnbroker"s daughter

a memoir
  • 167 Pages
  • 3.65 MB
  • 4508 Downloads
  • English
by
American Poets, Poetry consultants, Biography, Femi
StatementMaxine Kumin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3521.U638 Z469 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination167 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27185263M
ISBN 100393246337
ISBN 139780393246339
LC Control Number2015009312
OCLC/WorldCa891611227

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The Pawnbroker’s Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in a Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin’s father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and meets the soldier-turned-Los Alamos scientist who would become her husband; to her metamorphosis from a poet of Brand: Norton, W.

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Jul 16,  · Pulitzer Prize-winner and U.S. poet laureate Maxine Kumin's memoir, "The Pawnbroker's Daughter," expresses the conflicts of her childhood and life as a mother, wife and papercitysoftware.com: Hope Reese.

"From Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Maxine Kumin, a timeless memoir of life, love, and poetry. Maxine Kumin left an unrivaled legacy as a pioneering poet and feminist. The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College.

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It’s the haunting story of a man named Sol, so embittered by life experiences that he has become 4/5. Jul 16,  · The Less-Invisible Jew. by Benjamin Ivry T he recently published posthumous publication, The Pawnbroker’s Daughter: A Memoir, draws attention to the powers of endurance of the American Jewish poet Maxine Kumin ().

The Yiddish word for strength, koyach, might have been the middle name of Kumin, a skilled swimmer and horsewoman who battled back after a near-fatal. Charles Lamb () was an English essayist with Welsh heritage, best known for his The Last Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare (), which he produced along with his sister, Mary Lamb ().

Charles and Mary both suffered periods of mental illness, and Brand: Dodo Press. Kumin’s memoir, The Pawnbroker’s Daughter, comprises five essays, four of which first appeared in American Scholar and Georgia Review.

These charming recollections will now reach a wider readership in book form. As the title signals, Kumin’s father was a pawnbroker, and her mother was a music teacher.

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The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and meets the soldier-turned-Los Alamos scientist who would become her husband; to her metamorphosis from a poet of.

Aug 25,  · When you enter this book, this life, you enter the wonderful world that becomes her PoBiz farm, a world not just for poets but for anyone who is enthralled by the world and wants to leave it 'full of the last clover.'" -- Richard Jackson "As soon as I finished reading Maxine Kumin's The Pawnbroker's Daughter, I started it over again/5().

The Pawnbroker's Daughter charts her journey from a childhood in the Jewish community in Depression-era Philadelphia, where Kumin's father was a pawnbroker, to Radcliffe College, where she comes into her own as an intellectual and meets the soldier-turned-Los Alamos scientist who would become her husband; to her metamorphosis from a poet of Pages: Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Chafed by her double duty as housewife and teacher, Kumin "could have been a case study from Betty Friedans The Feminine Mystique." Instead, she became a feminist and Pulitzer-winning poet, a journey she chronicles in this intimate memoir being published a.

The pawnbrokers' symbol is three spheres suspended from a bar. The three sphere symbol is attributed to the Medici family of Florence, Italy, owing to its symbolic meaning of Lombard. [citation needed] This refers to the Italian region of Lombardy, where pawn shop banking originated under the.

‘The Pawnbroker’s Daughter: A Memoir,’ by Maxine Kumin By Michael Andor Brodeur The Boston Globe July 18, It’s a good feeling to have a new book with Maxine Kumin’s name on it in your hands. Nov 12,  · "'The Pawnbroker's Daughter'" is not a posthumous volume of poems (though she draws from her work throughout), but a loose and lucid memoir that charts Kumin's path from middle-class Jewish kid in Philadelphia to a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet laureate, feminist icon, and, perhaps most significantly, flatlander turned New England farmer," from a review in the Boston Globe by Michael.

Review. This splendid memoir is a must for any reader. You’ve got to love the modesty of the title, The Pawnbroker’s Daughter, when if one of Kumin’s many admirers such as myself had chosen the title it would have been The Fabulous Autobiography of the World’s Best papercitysoftware.com its subtle, understated way, her prose is like her poetry, so evocative that it can make your skin papercitysoftware.coms: 1.

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