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Autobiography.

Author: John Cournos
Publisher: New York : AMS Press, [1982]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Cournos; John Cournos
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Cournos
ISBN: 0404170846 9780404170844
OCLC Number: 8493879
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Putnam, 1935.
Description: vii, 344 pages, [7] leaves of plates : portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Russia: childhood. I decide to be born --
First things remembered --
My stepfather --
Reality, or nightmare? --
A strange man --
From the portrait gallery of memory --
I cheat at my lessons --
An unwelcome visitor --
More things in Heaven and Earth --
Death in the house --
My education proceeds --
The man-creator at work --
And he saw that it was good --
Calamity! --
Go West, young man! 2. America: corridors of struggle. Brotherly love --
Life is real --
Prodigal's return --
Paean to night --
Woe to Columbus! --
I carry on --
No thanks to anybody! --
A dragon, but no Saint George --
Nothing so constant as change --
A breathing spell --
On my way --
My new discovery --
My double life --
In love --
Love again- and much else. 3. London: the great adventure. London welcomes me --
I meet a great man --
I begin my new life --
Voices in Babel --
Geniuses --
In a fog --
Life is cheerful --
Artists and men --
I am an utter fool --
Sound and fury --
The devil in the air. A rural interlude --
I go to Russia --
I see the revolution --
Volcano of human wrath --
North of the Arctic Circle --
Homeward bound --
The end without end --
Anywhere is an end.

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