Jane Brox’s List for ‘Sense of Place’ Writing & Reading

At her Lunchtime Lecture at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center this past Monday, Jane Brox distributed a list of “Works Mentioned” in her talk about “Reading, Writing, and Sense of Place.” The books about Sicily are included because Jane is preparing for a trip there in the fall. By starting her reading now, she feels the trip has already begun. Following are the books:

G. B. Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page (NY: NY Review of Books Classics, 2007)

Robert Frost, Complete Poems of Robert Frost (NY: Holt, Rhinehart Winston, 1969)

Henry David Thoreau, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (NY: Penguin Classics, 1998)

Elizabeth Bishop, The Complete Poems: 1927-1979 (NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1984)

Carlo Levi, Christ Stopped at Eboli, trans. Frances Frenaye (NY: The Noonday Press, 1989)

Carlo Levi, Words are Stones: Impressions of Sicily, trans. Antony Shugaar (London: Hesperus Press Limited, 2005)

Danilo Dolci, Sicilian Lives, trans. Justin Vitiello and Madeline Polidoro (NY: Pantheon Books, 1981)

Mary Taylor Simiti, On Persephone’s Island: A Sicilian Journal (NY: Vintage Books, 1995)