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Literary essays, 1954-1974

Author: James T Farrell
Publisher: Port Washington, N.Y. : Kennikat Press, 1976.
Series: Kennikat Press national university publications; National university publications., Literary criticism series.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Farrell, James T. (James Thomas), 1904-1979.
Literary essays, 1954-1974.
Port Washington, N.Y. : Kennikat Press, 1976
(OCoLC)565442696
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James T Farrell
ISBN: 0804691258 9780804691253
OCLC Number: 2283978
Description: ix, 147 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Criticism: A Mencken revival: introduction to Prejudices --
On Oscar Wilde's De profundis --
Ernest Hemingway --
A Dreiser revival: introduction to the Laurel Dreiser --
Writers of the thirties --
On Zola --
George Ade: creator of "Artie" and "Pink Marsh" --
The value of literature in modern society --
F. Scott Fitzgerald and his romanticism --
The Irish cultural Renaissance in the last century --
2. Memoirs: Sinclair Lewis --
The mind of ben Hecht --
Nathaniel West --
A chance meeting with Mencken and Masters --
William McFee, 1881-1966 --
A Paris memoir --
A remembrance of Ernest hemingway --
The eternal question of John O'Hara --
Memories of New York --
3. Reviews: The collected stories of Isaac Babel --
Nelson Algren's A walk on the wild side --
Edwin O'Connor's The last hurrah --
Writers with few readers --
From bunk to Buncombe --
Harvest of O'Faolain --
Harvey Swados: a Veblen of the novel --
How should we rate Dos Passos? --
The letters of H.L. Mencken --
W.A. Swanberg's Dreiser --
Harold Frederic's The damnation of Theron Ware --
4. The craft of writing: On being an American writer --
Journalism or creative writing course? --
The development of the American novel --
The writer-neurotic or psychotic? --
Literature and dogmatism --
On ignorance.
Series Title: Kennikat Press national university publications; National university publications., Literary criticism series.
Responsibility: James T. Farrell ; collected and edited by Jack Alan Robbins.

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