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The Resource Orion on the dunes : a biography of Henry Beston, by Daniel G. Payne

Orion on the dunes : a biography of Henry Beston, by Daniel G. Payne

Label
Orion on the dunes : a biography of Henry Beston
Title
Orion on the dunes
Title remainder
a biography of Henry Beston
Statement of responsibility
by Daniel G. Payne
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this "first biography of [author and naturalist Henry] Beston, scholar Daniel Payne--granted unrestricted access to the writer's archives and drawing on interviews with friends and family--has crafted a ... narrative ... presenting a ... portrait that traces the intellectual growth and tumultuous life of a vital American writer whose work and thought have exerted a ... pull on poets, naturalists, and novelists alike"--Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Payne, Daniel G.
Dewey number
  • 508.092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.B48
LC item number
P39 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beston, Henry
  • Naturalists
  • Authors, American
  • Beston, Henry
  • Authors, American
  • Naturalists
  • Massachusetts
Label
Orion on the dunes : a biography of Henry Beston, by Daniel G. Payne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreground: a sense of place -- A New England boyhood of sea and shore (1888-1915) -- A volunteer Poilu (1915-1916) -- The violence and imbecilities of men (1916-1919) -- Weary of Armageddon (1919-1923) -- A gallant vagabond (1923-1926) -- Orion rises on the dunes (1926-1928) -- Henry and Elizabeth (1929-1932) -- The revelation of the earth (1932-1935) -- The divine consciousness and the soul of man (1936-1940) -- A naturalist looks at war (1941-1945) -- The cosmic chill (1945-1952) -- The minotaur downstairs (1953-1958) -- On the side of life (1959-1968) -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 391 pages
Isbn
9781567925494
Lccn
2015024975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn909974756
  • (OCoLC)909974756
Label
Orion on the dunes : a biography of Henry Beston, by Daniel G. Payne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-349) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreground: a sense of place -- A New England boyhood of sea and shore (1888-1915) -- A volunteer Poilu (1915-1916) -- The violence and imbecilities of men (1916-1919) -- Weary of Armageddon (1919-1923) -- A gallant vagabond (1923-1926) -- Orion rises on the dunes (1926-1928) -- Henry and Elizabeth (1929-1932) -- The revelation of the earth (1932-1935) -- The divine consciousness and the soul of man (1936-1940) -- A naturalist looks at war (1941-1945) -- The cosmic chill (1945-1952) -- The minotaur downstairs (1953-1958) -- On the side of life (1959-1968) -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 391 pages
Isbn
9781567925494
Lccn
2015024975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn909974756
  • (OCoLC)909974756

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