Davis Country: H.L. Davis's Northwest

Davis Country: H.L. Davis's Northwest Brian Booth Glen Love Glen A. Love
  • Title: Davis Country: H.L. Davis's Northwest
  • Author: Brian Booth Glen Love Glen A. Love
  • ISBN: 9780870715778
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Davis Country: H.L. Davis's Northwest Brian Booth Glen Love Glen A. Love Davis Country H L Davis s Northwest Davis Country brings together a fascinating collection of the distinctive writings of H L Harold Lenoir Davis one of the Northwest s premier writers and perhaps the most famous Oregon writer of his g
    Davis Country brings together a fascinating collection of the distinctive writings of H L Harold Lenoir Davis, one of the Northwest s premier writers and perhaps the most famous Oregon writer of his generation His influence on Northwest literature is comparable to Mark Twain s on American literature Born in southern Oregon s Umpqua Valley in 1894, Davis spent his teeDavis Country brings together a fascinating collection of the distinctive writings of H L Harold Lenoir Davis, one of the Northwest s premier writers and perhaps the most famous Oregon writer of his generation His influence on Northwest literature is comparable to Mark Twain s on American literature Born in southern Oregon s Umpqua Valley in 1894, Davis spent his teen years in Antelope and The Dalles working as a sheepherder, cattle puncher, typesetter, and deputy sheriff He began writing poetry during World War I, but with the encouragement of H L Mencken, then America s foremost literary critic, he switched to prose He won the prestigious Levinson Prize from Poetry magazine at age twentyfive and is the only Oregonian ever to receive the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, for his 1935 novel Honey in the Horn, which Mencken called the best first novel ever published in America Davis s work displays a rich knowledge of Northwest history and folklore His intimate familiarity with the region s landscape his environmental sense, his feel for Northwest weather, trees, plants, animals, for the varieties of Oregon rain, for the smell of forest winds and high desert heat is unmatched and will enthrall a new generation of readers To read Davis today is to discover incomparable natural settings, earthy backwoods characters, and a laconic, colloquial narrative voice This anthology gathers a selection of Davis s finest essays and stories, his best poems, and a sampling of his opinionated letters on his life and writing craft, as well as excerpts from his most famous novels, Honey in the Horn and Winds of Morning An introduction by editors Brian Booth and Glen Love, a brief autobiography, and an afterword by Glen Love on Davis s final, unfinished novel provide a better understanding of this truly original Northwest voice.
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    1. More sheep More Oregon Great follow up to This Was Sheep Ranching and to the Mexicanos and their role in Oregon But this is by a real writer, a book to linger over, which I m doing His getting a Pulitzer for his first novel in 1935 was no fluke, though he says in a letter in this book There were plenty of inaccuracies and cheap shots in it, some deliberate, some mere sloppiness It had not deserved all the fury piled up against it, but it didn t deserve to be received as gospel either If I couldn [...]

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