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DuBose Heyward (1885 -1940) was an American author best known for his 1924 novel Porgy. This novel was the basis for the opera Porgy and Bess. Heyward worked in real estate and insurance. When he was financially secure he left business to start a writing career. Carolina Chansons: Legends of the Low Country was first published in 1922. The Low Country was originally ...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published December 31st 2009 by Book Jungle (first published May 1st 2006)
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Apr 15, 2016 Taksya rated it liked it
Shelves: poesia
A volte ci ricasco, per colpa di sfide di lettura prevalentemente, e mi ritrovo a leggere raccolte di poesia.
Questa volta la poesia si affianca a leggende o fatti storici della Carolina e, per quanto ostica continui a suonarmi, riesco a leggere e gradire.
Una lettura alla fine interessante.
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Edwin DuBose Heyward (August 31, 1885 – June 16, 1940)was a white American author best known for his 1925 novel Porgy. This novel was the basis for the play by the same name (which he co-authored with his wife Dorothy) and, in turn, the opera Porgy and Bess with music by George Gershwin.

Heyward was born in 1885 in Charleston, South Carolina and was a descendant of Thomas Heyward, Jr., who was a si
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