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And I worked at the writer's trade : chapters of literary history, 1918-1978

Author: Malcolm Cowley
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A literary history dealing with situations and problems in the lives of American writers from World War I to the present.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989.
And I worked at the writer's trade.
New York : Viking Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)557796417
Named Person: William Faulkner; Conrad Aiken; Malcolm Cowley; Conrad Aiken; William Faulkner; Malcolm Cowley
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Cowley
ISBN: 0670122912 9780670122912
OCLC Number: 3609054
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: ch. 1. "And Jesse begat ... ": a note on literary generations --
ch. 2. Mr. Papa and the parricides --
ch. 3. New England voice --
ch. 4. And I worked at the writer's trade --
ch. 5. Laforgue in America: a testimony --
ch. 6. Figure in a crowd --
ch. 7. 1930s: faith and works --
ch. 8. Georgia boy --
ch. 9. Sense of guilt --
ch. 10. Personal record --
ch. 11. "Sir: I have the honor" --
ch. 12. How writers write --
ch. 13. Defense of storytelling --
ch. 14. Faulkner: the etiology of his art --
ch. 15. Conrad Aiken: from Savannah to Emerson --
ch. 16. Rebels, artists, and scoundrels.
Responsibility: Malcolm Cowley.

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A literary history dealing with situations and problems in the lives of American writers from World War I to the present.

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