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Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner; William Maxwell; Michael Steinman
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In July 1938, William Maxwell, then twenty-nine years old and the acting poetry editor of The New Yorker, wrote to Sylvia Townsend Warner inviting her to send him verse. Miss Warner, forty-four and famous for her novel Lolly Willowes, had recently begun writing stories for the magazine, antic, inimitable sketches of English life that Maxwell adored. The poems were sent, and a remarkable friendship was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Briefsammlung 1938-1978
Correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978.
Element of lavishness.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2001
(OCoLC)606397248
Named Person: Sylvia Townsend Warner; William Maxwell; William Maxwell; Sylvia Townsend Warner; William (Schriftsteller) Maxwell; Sylvia Townsend Warner; William Maxwell; Sylvia Townsend Warner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Townsend Warner; William Maxwell; Michael Steinman
ISBN: 1582431183 9781582431185
OCLC Number: 45066143
Description: xxvii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Michael Steinman --
Letters, 1938-1978 --
Postscript / William Maxwell --
"What You Can't Hang Onto" / William Maxwell.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Steinman.

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"In July 1938, William Maxwell, then twenty-nine years old and the acting poetry editor of The New Yorker, wrote to Sylvia Townsend Warner inviting her to send him verse. Miss Warner, forty-four and famous for her novel Lolly Willowes, had recently begun writing stories for the magazine, antic, inimitable sketches of English life that Maxwell adored. The poems were sent, and a remarkable friendship was begun."--Jacket.

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