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Writing the rails, Train adventures by the world s best-loved writers / / / / / / 10002102

Cote

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Auteur

edited by Edward C. Goodman.

Maison d’édition

New York : Black Dog & Levanthal :

Année

c2001.

Pages

368 p., illus.

Sujets

Railroads – Literary collections.
Railroad travel. Literary collections.
Goodman, Edward C.,1952-

Notes

Includes index.
Machine generated contents note: Fanny Kemble – A Trip on Stephenson’s Rocket, August, 1830 — Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Celestial Railroad — Charles Dickens – from Dombey and Son — John Ruskin – from The Seven Lamps ofArchitecture — Henry David Thoreau – « What’s the Railroad to Me? » — Emily Dickinson – « I Like to See It Lap the Miles » — Walt Whitman – « To A Locomotive in Winter » — Charles Dickens – « Dickens in Danger » — Stephen Ambrose – from Nothing Like It in the World — Archibald MacLeish – « Burying Ground by the Ties » — Mark Twain – from The Innocents Abroad — John Ruskin – « Fors Clavigera » — Lewis Carroll – from Through the Looking – Glass and What Alice Found There — Thomas Cook – from The Daily Mail — Robert Louis Stevenson – « From a Railway Carriage » — Thomas Chambers – from A Manual of Diet in Health and Disease — W. H. Davies – Hobo’s Train — George Curzon – The Gloom and Grandeur of Central Asia — Czar Alexander III – « To Unite the Great Siberian Provinces » — Thomas Hardy – « Faintheart in the Railway Train » — Clifton Hood – from 722 Miles: The Building of the Subways and How They Transformed New York — Robert Louis Stevenson – Emigrant Train — David Graves George – « Wreck of the Old 97 » — Rudyard Kipling – « Romance » — Alan B. Govenar and Jay E Brakefield – The Railroads Create Deep Ellum — Hilaire Belloc – Belloc Breaks a Vow — Edith Wharton – A Journey — E. M. Forster – from Where Angels Fear to Tread — E. M. Forster – from Howard’s End — Rupert Brooke – « Dawn » — G. K. Chesterton – The Prehistoric Railway Station — Sherwood Anderson – « Evening Song » — Siegfried Sassoon – « Morning Express » — Siegfried Sassoon – « A Local Train ofThought » — Mary McCarthy – The Cicerone — Katherine Mansfield – Father and the Girls — Katherine Mansfield – The Little Governess — Carl Sandburg – « Work Gangs » — E Scott Fitzgerald – from The Great Gatsby — Langston Hughes – « Homesick Blues » — Langston Hughes – « Pennsylvania Station » — John Dos Passos – Bedbug Express — Stephen Spender – « The Express » — Peter Fleming – A Crash on the Trans – Siberian Railway — Rebecca West – Deliverance — George (Henry Sandham) Behrend – Chapter 12: No Train Tonight — Dale Wasserman – Flipping the Meat Train — F Scott Fitzgerald – from Tender is the Night — Edna St. Vincent Millay – « From a Train Window » — Box – Car Bertha – from Sister of the Road: The Autobiography of Box Car Bertha — W. H. Auden – « Gare du Midi » — Simone de Beauvoir – from L’Amerique au jour le jour (America Day by Day) — H.V. Morton – from In Search of South Africa — Roger Lloyd – Watching the Trains Go By — Alfred Maund – from The Big Boxcar — W. A. Tuplin – The Old Great Western — Russell Baker – Spartan’s Odyssey — V S. Naipaul – In the Middle of the journey — Paul Theroux – The Kalka Mailfor Simla — Michael Wood – Zambezi Express — Kirsti Simonsuuri – Kaamos, The Darkest Time of the Year — Henry Kisor – from Zephyr: Tracking a Dream Across America — Francois Barcelo – from The Man Who Stopped Trains — Scyld Berry – Adelaide to Alice Springs — Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton – Of Time and the Train — Stuart Stevens – from Night Train to Turkistan: Modern Adventures Along China’s Ancient Silk Road — Eric Zorn – Rolling Homefor Christmas: Riding Amtrak in the 1980s — Lisa St. Aubin de Teran – Love Lettersfrom the Train — Marda Burton – Whistlin’ Through Dixie — Terry Pindell – Passages: The Lake Shore Limited — Maureen Hurley – Night Train to Moscow: Waging Peace — Mary Morris – from Wall – to – Wall: From Beijing to Berlin By Rail — George E Scheer III – Aboard the Crescent — Michael Palin – Pretoria,Johannesburg, Soweto, a Gold Mine, and the Blue Train to Cape Town — Damian Sharp – When a Monkey Speaks — Michael M. Lewis – Amtrak Diarist: Train People — William Poole – Down to the Pacific Shore — Paul Theroux – The « Virgin de Guadalupe » Express to Barcelona and Beyond — Donald G. McNeil Jr. – Out of Pretoria, by Luxury Train — Ian Frazier – Take the F — Terry Pindell – Excerpt of the Man With Fire — Bill Bryson – from In a Sunburned Country — Paul Theroux – Gravy Train:A Private Railway Car — Permissions Acknowledgments — Index.

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