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I love a broad margin to my life

Maxine Hong Kingston

I love a broad margin to my life

by Maxine Hong Kingston

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chinese American authors,
  • American Authors,
  • Biography,
  • Chinese American women

  • About the Edition

    The author reflects on her life as she turns sixty-five. Told in free verse.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMaxine Hong Kingston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.I52 Z46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092280M
    ISBN 109780307270191
    LC Control Number2010028819

    Get this from a library! I love a broad margin to my life. [Maxine Hong Kingston] -- The author reflects on her life as she turns sixty-five. Told in free verse. "In her singular voice--humble, elegiac, practical--Maxine Hong Kingston sets out to reflect on aging as she turns. Editions for I Love a Broad Margin to My Life: X (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback publis.

    图书I Love a Broad Margin to My Life 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. Kingston embraces Thoreau’s notion of a “broad margin,” hoping to expand her vista: “I’m standing on top of a hill; / I can see everywhichway— / the long way that I came, and the few / places I have yet to go. Such is the spirit of this wonderful book.   I Love a Broad Margin to My Life by Maxine Hong Kingston, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

    1The title of Maxine Hong Kingston’s latest book, I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (), is a quotation from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden; or, Life in the Woods (). The citation is taken from the section entitled “Sounds” and alludes to Thoreau’s taste for a form of meditation inspired by his reading of Hindu by: 2. The daughter of Chinese immigrants, poet, memoirist, and fiction writer Maxine Hong Kingston was born in Stockton, California, and educated at the University of California–Berkeley. Kingston is the author of the book-length poem I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (). Walt Whitman influenced her, and the poetic lines in the book shift between real and imagined time, tracing .


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I Love a Broad Margin to My Life is a memoir-prose work of literature written by Maxine Hong Kingston. In it she describes her life in China and then as an Asian-American.

She discloses myths and proves to be a story teller like many of those that belong to generations before her/5. This book has inspired me to write my own memoir as I face my 72d birthday coming sooner than expected ;-) I Love a Broad Margin to My Life is a free verse poem, filled with music as she writes about her life, where she's been, what she's done, the whys, and the by: 6.

About I Love a Broad Margin to My Life. In her singular voice—both humble and brave, touching and humorous—Maxine Hong Kingston gives us a poignant and beautiful memoir-in-verse that captures the wisdom that comes with age.

Kingston embraces Thoreau’s notion of a “broad margin,” hoping to expand her vista: “I’m standing on top of a hill; / I can see everywhichway— / the long way that I came, and the few / places I have yet I love a broad margin to my life book go. Treat / my whole life as if it were a day.”4/5(1).

Kingston’s new book, “I Love a Broad Margin to My Life,” is a page free-verse memoir that follows the author from the United States. Effortlessly transitions from personal experience to the worlds of her characters As much an examination of the nature of time and aging as it is an exploration of cultural identity and origin, I Love a Broad Margin to my Life contains both moments of dark alienation and/5(5).

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I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (Hardcover) By Maxine Hong Kingston. Email or call for price Such is the spirit of this wonderful book—a sense of doors opening wide onto an American life of great purpose and joy, and the tonic wisdom of a writer we have come to cherish.

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Making Room For A 'Broad Margin' To Life, In Verse Maxine Hong Kingston's free-verse memoir contemplates her 70 years of "always writing, writing" and the conflicting impulses to.

In I Love a Broad Margin to My Life, she writes from the point of view of be looking back on a rich and complex life of literature and political activism, always against the background of what it is like to have a mixed Chinese-American identity.

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Bush years. Kingston embraces Thoreau's notion of a "broad margin," hoping to expand her vista: "I'm standing on top of a hill. In I Love a Broad Margin to My Life, a captivating memoir written in verse, MaxineHong Kingston summarizes her experience of aging as she turns “Oldpeople suffer,/ too much feeling, shaking with feeling,/ love and grief overtoo many dear ones,/ and rage at all who would harm them and the hurtingworld.”Indeed, life seems almost too much for the gentle Kingston, theNational Book Author: Barbara Spindel.

The New York Times Book Review As much an examination of the nature of time and aging as it is an exploration of cultural identity and origin, I Love a Broad Margin to my Life contains both moments of dark alienation and buoyant transcendence.”. The New York Times Book Review As much an examination of the nature of time and aging as it is an exploration of cultural identity and origin, I Love a Broad Margin to my Life contains both moments of dark alienation and buoyant transcendence.”.

I Love a Broad Margin to My Life Maxine Hong Kingston, Knopf, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book presenting her life as a dreamlike journey that culminates in a listing of. I Love a Broad Margin to My Life (Vintage International) (Paperback) By Maxine Hong Kingston.

Email or call for price Maxine Hong Kingston is the author of The Woman Warrior, China Men, Tripmaster Monkey, and The Fifth Book of Peace, among other works.

She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the National Book Award, the National.Renowned Asian-American author Kingston (The Fifth Book of Peace,etc.) reflects on her life, as well as the lives of her most popular fictional characters, in this page author began this book weeks before her 65th birthday, inspired by the notion of simultaneously gaining and losing time.Get this from a library!

I love a broad margin to my life. [Maxine Hong Kingston] -- The author reflects on her life as she turns sixty-five. Told in free verse.