Download PDF by Mia Cunningham: Anna Hubbard: Out of the Shadows

By Mia Cunningham

ISBN-10: 0813192684

ISBN-13: 9780813192680

Anna Eikenhout (1902-1986) used to be an honors graduate of Ohio nation collage, a fine-arts librarian, a talented pianist, and an avid reader in 3 languages. Harlan Hubbard (1900-1988), a little-known painter and would-be shantyboater, appeared an not likely husband, yet jointly they lived a existence out of the pages of Thoreau's Walden. a lot of what's recognized concerning the Hubbards comes from Harlan's books and journals. in regards to the seasons and the panorama, his writing used to be rapturous, but he used to be emotionally reticent whilst discussing human affairs as a rule or Anna particularly. but it was once via her efforts that their existence at the river used to be actually civilized. viewers to Payne hole bear in mind Anna as a beneficiant, gracious hostess, whose intelligence and artistry made the small condominium appear grander than a mansion.

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45 She kept the house clean, orderly, and company-ready at all times, an effort that was lost on one wealthy group that came by motor launch. " Even when strangers were rude or their arrival was ill timed, Anna put away her exasperation and received them with no sign of resentment. Few of Anna's friends knew of her real feelings about the more intrusive visitors. One such friend saw the warm reception Anna and Harlan gave a boatload of strangers who broke their floating beer party with a stop at Payne Hollow-and then heard the Hubbards' sharp comments after the group had left.

Excepting Anna's Steinway, Payne Hollow Summers + 29 the furniture was minimal, nearly all of it made by Harlan. In the new room he used stone and many different woods in a harmonious composition, the huge stone fireplace-chimney-stove unit counterbalancing the wall of glass facing the river. Meals were taken in front of that view now, at a big new table made by Harlan and polished to a farethee-well by Anna. When Anna showed visitors around the house, she displayed the cookstove proudly. " First he prepared a road between the creek and the house, and then built a stoneboat, a sled made of wood.

Perhaps Harlan's desire for solitude was not strong enough to override his need for human contact and attention. Until middle age he had been odd man out; his feelings of differentness and social unease are a theme of his published 1929-44 journals. If he was secretly pleased that, in the second half of his life, people sought him out to learn from him and admire his achievements, who could blame him? Not Anna, certainly. Nor would she blame him for failing to notice how the years of uninvited company grated on her.

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