- Alnilam (Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition)
- To the White Sea (Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition)
- Deliverance (Censorship (Ready Reference series))
- Explicating Poetry: World Poets (Critical Survey of Poetry: World Poets)
- English and American Poetry in the Twentieth Century (Critical Survey of Poetry: Topical Essays)
- Alnilam (Magill Book Reviews)
- The Eagle’s Mile (Magill Book Reviews)
- To the White Sea (Magill Book Reviews)
- Buckdancer's Choice (Masterplots II: Poetry, Revised Edition)
- Cherrylog Road (Masterplots II: Poetry, Revised Edition)
- Falling (Masterplots II: Poetry, Revised Edition)
- To the White Sea (Magill's Literary Annual 1991-2005)
- Deliverance (Masterplots, Fourth Edition)
- The Southern Novel (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Deliverance (Cyclopedia of Literary Places)
- The Poetry of Dickey (Masterplots, Definitive Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: James Dickey
James Lafayette Dickey was born on February 2, 1923, in Atlanta, son of Eugene Dickey, a lawyer, and Maibelle Swift Dickey. The Dickeys’ firstborn son, Eugene, died four years before James was born. Eugene’s death from spinal meningitis at the age of six is the subject of Dickey’s poem “The String,” in which the poet’s guilt feelings appear in the refrain “Dead before I was born.”
Dickey was an excellent athlete who played football at North Fulton High School,...
(The entire page is 6772 words.)
Want to read the whole thing?
Subscribe now to read the rest of this article. Plus, get access to:
- 30,000+ literature study guides
- Critical essays on more than 30,000 works of literature from Salem on Literature (exclusive to eNotes)
- An unparalleled literary criticism section. 40,000 full-length or excerpted essays.
- Content from leading academic publishers, all easily citable with our "Cite this page" button.
- 100% satisfaction guarantee READ MORE