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Literary essays and reviews of the 1930s and 40s : the triple thinkers ; The wound and the bow ; Classics and commercials ; Uncollected reviews

Author: Edmund Wilson; Lewis M Dabney
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Series: Library of America, 177.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] includes in complete form three of [the author's] most significant books. The Triple Thinkers(1938, revised 1948) and The Wound and the Bow(1941) give us portraits of Pushkin and Flaubert, Dickens and Henry James, Kipling and Casanova, equally sensitive to historical context and the subjects' inner lives ... Classics and Commercials(1950) is [his] gathering of the best of his own reviews from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson; Lewis M Dabney
OCLC Number: 194205342
Notes: Originally published: New York : Library of America, ©2007.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Triple thinkers: Mr. More and the mithraic bull; Ambiguity of Henry James; Historical interpretation of literature --
Wound and the bow: Dickens, the two scrooges; Justice to Edith Wharton; Philoctetes, the wound and the bow --
Classics and commercials: Archibald Macleish and the word; Mr. Joseph E. Davies as a stylist; John Mulholland and the art of illusion; Novel by Salvador Dali; Bernard Shaw on the training of a statesman; Splendors and miseries of Evelyn Waugh; Gilbert without Sullivan; An analysis of Max Beerbohm; Paul Rosenfeld, three phases --
Uncollected reviews: Return of Ernest Hemingway, For whom the bell tolls; Novel by Dawn Powell, My home is far away; Henry James and Auden in America --
Chronology.
Series Title: Library of America, 177.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Edmund Wilson ; [Lewis M. Dabney, editor].

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[This book] includes in complete form three of [the author's] most significant books. The Triple Thinkers(1938, revised 1948) and The Wound and the Bow(1941) give us portraits of Pushkin and Flaubert, Dickens and Henry James, Kipling and Casanova, equally sensitive to historical context and the subjects' inner lives ... Classics and Commercials(1950) is [his] gathering of the best of his own reviews from the 1940s.-http://www.booksinprint.com.

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