skip to content
Classics and commercials: a literary chronicle of the forties. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Classics and commercials: a literary chronicle of the forties.

Author: Edmund Wilson
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus [1950]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Named Person: William Saroyan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson
ISBN: 0374526672 9780374526672
OCLC Number: 964373
Notes: "A selection of ... literary articles written during the nineteen forties."
Description: x, 534 pages 20 cm
Contents: Archibald MacLeish and the word --
Van Wyck Brooks's second phase --
The boys in the back room: James M. Cain ; John O'Hara ; William Saroyan ; Hans Otto Storm ; John Steinbeck ; Facing the Pacific --
Max Eastman in 1941 --
T.K. Whipple --
The antrobuses and the earwickers --
Alexander Woollcott of the phalanx --
The poetry of Angelica Balabanoff --
Mr. Joseph E. Davies as a stylist --
Thoughts on being bibliographed --
Through the embassy window: Harold Nicolson --
Kay Boyle and the Saturday Evening Post --
The life and times of John Barrymore --
"Never apologize, never explain": the art of Evelyn Waugh --
John Mulholland and the art of illusion --
What became of Louis Bromfield --
J. Dover Wilson on Falstaff --
A toast and a tear for Dorothy Parker --
A treatise on tales of horror --
A guide to Finnegans wake --
A novel by Salvador Dali --
A long talk about Jane Austen --
"You can't do this to me!" shrilled Celia --
Aldous Huxley in the world beyond time --
Vladimir Nabokov on Gogol --
Katherine Anne Porter --
A picture to hang in the library: Brooks's Age of Irving --
Why do people read detective stories? --
Bernard Shaw on the training of a statesman --
Reexamining Dr. Johnson --
Leonid Leonov: the sophistication of a formula --
Who cares who killed Roger Ackroyd? --
"Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!" --
Glenway Wescott's war work --
A cry from the unquiet grave --
Tales of the marvellous and the ridiculous --
Thackeray's letters: a Victorian document --
Splendors and miseries of Evelyn Waugh --
George Saintsbury's centenary --
Ambushing a best-seller --
The apotheosis of Somerset Maugham --
William Saroyan and his darling old Providence --
Oscar Wilde: "One must always seek what is most tragic" --
George Grosz in the United States --
An old friend of the family: Thackeray --
Gilbert without Sullivan --
George Saintsbury: gourmet and glutton --
Books of etiquette and Emily Post --
A dissenting opinion on Kafka --
Jean-Paul Sartre: the novelist and the existentialist --
The musical glasses of Peacock --
Edith Wharton: a memoir by an English friend --
The sanctity of Baudelaire --
Van Wyck Brooks on the Civil War period --
An analysis of Max Beerbohm --
The original of Tolstoy's Natasha --
"The most unhappy man on Earth" --
William Faulkner's reply to the civil-rights program --
In memory of Octave Mirbeau --
A revival of Ronald Firbank --
Paul Rosenfeld: three phases.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/964373>
library:oclcnum"964373"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"1950"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1917860>
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Classics and commercials: a literary chronicle of the forties."@en
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.