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Philip Lopate

Poetry Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19911129

Lopate writes poems and novels, but is best known for his personal essays. In his book AGAINST JOIE DE VIVRE, he takes on such subjects as the "good life,\" dating a smoker, his own childhood, and the nearly lost art of essay writing.

| Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Poetry Fiction |

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