The Face of a Nation: Poetical Passages from the Writings of Thomas Wolfe

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Introduction v
  • Contents vii
  • America 1
  • The Golden World 10
  • Greeting and Farewell 14
  • Fixity and Change 16
  • We Shall Not Come Again 20
  • The Unvisited World 24
  • Where Now? 26
  • Conversation by Moonlight 28
  • Drunkenness 43
  • April Night and Morning 46
  • Euripides in the Wilderness 48
  • O Young Love, Return 51
  • Departure 52
  • Journey to the North 55
  • O Lost 71
  • Who Has Known Fury? 72
  • Man's Youth 76
  • The Earth Flows By 78
  • The Lost Land 84
  • Lost Country of Youth 86
  • Destiny 97
  • Portrait 98
  • Lonely Joy 101
  • The Dream of Time 102
  • The Heart of the Dark 105
  • Hunger to Devour the Earth 109
  • Coming of Spring 118
  • Proud, Cruel City 120
  • The Secret Heart of Night 123
  • The Hudson River 124
  • Discovery of Catawba 129
  • Springtime in New England 134
  • Demoniac Ecstasy 142
  • Remembered Faces 145
  • Jewish Women 147
  • The Inevitable Instant 151
  • The World of First Light 152
  • October Has Come Again 156
  • Light of Fading Day 169
  • The Sound of the Sea 170
  • His Father's Hands 173
  • Night 176
  • Hymn to Death, Loneliness and Sleep 178
  • Far Away Lay America 183
  • Opulent Fantasies 192
  • Old Men and Women 195
  • Spring Night in the City 200
  • Life's Hungry Man 202
  • Echoes of Forgotten Time 205
  • Voices of the Books 211
  • Lost and Scattered 219
  • Visions of Horror and of Delight 220
  • The American Wilderness 225
  • O Flower of Love 228
  • Space and Movement 230
  • Names of the Nation 234
  • Spring Plowing 253
  • Waters of Darkness 254
  • Escape into the World 256
  • Young, and Drunk, and Twenty 260
  • Dreams of Guilt and Time 262
  • The Four Lost Men 267
  • Faces 282
  • What is This Memory? 284
  • To Keep Time With 288
  • Speaking Dust 290
  • Return to America 294
  • Herrick, Crashaw, Carew 311
  • May Morning in the Park 312
  • Food 316
  • The Hills of Home 321
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