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'1 phillip lopate (b 1943) writes poems and nonfiction: this essay comes from against joie de vivre (1989) he has received fellowships from the guggenheim foundation. Phillip lopate is the author of three personal essay collections, two novels, two poetry collections, a memoir of his teaching experiences, and a collect. About phillip lopate phillip lopate is the author of the essay collections against joie de vivre, bachelorhood, and portrait of my body he has also written the novels the rug merchant and confessions of a summer. Created date: 1/21/2004 12:38:47 pm. The prince of minor writers edited by phillip lopate review – the selected essays of max beerbohm phillip lopate lopate has made a generous and well-judged.
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