EXILES AND FABRICATIONS by Winfield Townley Scott


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Winfield Townley Scott, a born and bred New Englander, moved to New Mexico at about the age of forty, but these essays by this poet (Scrimshaw, etc.) reflect his abiding affection for the softer landscape of New England: Newport where he was born, Providence and Haverhill where he spent many years of his life. Some of the essays deal with well-known literary figures, Amy Lowell, Whittier and Emily Dickinson, a few New England occentries, and a local character or two. Scott has that sense of intimacy which seems typical of this part of the world and his small, slight, rather personal book has a certain charm if no great distinction.

Pub Date: Aug. 17th, 1961
Publisher: Doubleday