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Oral history interview with Katharine Green 1975.

Author: Katharine Green; Robert C Twombly
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Cassette recording : English
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Tape-recorded interview, March 21 and 22, 1975, by historian Robert C. Twombly with Katharine Green, Briggsville, Wisconsin, concerning the Gurdjieffian psychological method at a 1931 communal living experiment near Portage, Wis., and the city's reactions to the method, other participants including writers Jean Toomer and Margery Latimer and her later contacts with them, and the method's effect on her life; plus her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Manuscript collection
Oral history
Sound recordings
Named Person: Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff; Margery Latimer; William Maxwell; Jean Toomer; Georges Ivanovitch Gurdjieff; Margery Latimer; William Maxwell; Jean Toomer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine Green; Robert C Twombly
OCLC Number: 173703071
Description: 3 tape recordings (142 min.)

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Tape-recorded interview, March 21 and 22, 1975, by historian Robert C. Twombly with Katharine Green, Briggsville, Wisconsin, concerning the Gurdjieffian psychological method at a 1931 communal living experiment near Portage, Wis., and the city's reactions to the method, other participants including writers Jean Toomer and Margery Latimer and her later contacts with them, and the method's effect on her life; plus her reminiscences of William Maxwell, novelist and New Yorker editor, who summered at Green's farm in the late 1920s.

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