Blood and Memory

Blood and Memory

by Robert Benson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781881515913
Publisher: Texas Review Press
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Pages: 168
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ROBERT BENSON, a native of New Orleans, was educated at Vanderbilt University and the University of Southern Mississippi, Southeastern Louisiana University, the University of Dallas, and the University of Sewanee, Tennessee, where he teachers medieval English literature at the University of the South. He has published work on Chaucer, Andrew Lytle, John Donald Wade, Cormac McCarthy, J.F. Powers, and others, and he is a regular contributor to the periodical press, particularly to the Sewanee Review.

Table of Contents

Introduction     viii
"Grandfather"     1
Rising to the Light     4
Balancing Acts     22
Out a Little from the Land     46
Tough Guys     62
Charactered by Memory     86
"A Beastly Tear"     107
Contours of Home     108
The Heart's Sorrow     128
Epilogue     151

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