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The Journey is Everything: A Journal of the Seventies
by Helen Bevington
Duke University Press, 1983
Cloth: 978-0-8223-0553-8 | eISBN: 978-0-8223-7871-6 | Paper: 978-0-8223-0847-8
Library of Congress Classification PS3503.E924Z466 1983
Dewey Decimal Classification 818.5403

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
“What does one learn by taking a journey, any journey?” Helen Bevington asks. “I’ve taken a shaky trip through a decade (to Russia, to the mailbox, to bed) to the end of the 1970s, about which uncomplimentary and increasingly anxious remarks were made by us all--you, me, and the media.”
This is a book of journeys, to places--Russia, Hawaii, Italy, Yugoslavia, Greece, the South Seas, the Rhine, Australia, New Zealand, New Mexico--and to the classroom at Duke University where she was Professor of English until her retirement in 1976. Since everything is a journey, the book is concerned with travel of all kinds, in books, in memories, in people living and dead, a lighthearted search for Eden on this planet but a more serious search for survival in the troubled decade of the 1970s.

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