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The shores of light; a literary chronicle of the twenties and thirties.

Author: Edmund Wilson
Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young [1952]
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Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Shores of light.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Young [1952]
(OCoLC)571572645
Online version:
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972.
Shores of light.
New York, Farrar, Straus and Young [1952]
(OCoLC)608419514
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson
OCLC Number: 710640
Description: 814 pages 20 cm
Contents: Prologue, 1952 : Christian Gauss as a teacher of literature --
F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Mr. E.A. Robinson's moonlight --
Two novels of Willa Cather --
Ezra Pound's patchwork --
Wallace Stevens and E.E. Cummings --
Byron in the twenties --
The new Byron letters --
Byron and his biographers --
Late violets from the nineties --
Greenwich Village in the early twenties --
The road to Greenwich Village --
Fire-alarm --
Sherwood Anderson's Many marriages --
Ring Lardner's American characters --
Eugene O'Neill and the naturalists --
Eugene O'Neill as a prose-writer --
All God's chillun and others --
The new American comedy --
A vortex in the nineties : Stephen Crane --
Emergence of Ernest Hemingway --
Imaginary dialogue : the poet's return --
Imaginary dialogue : the delegate from Great Neck --
Gilbert Seldes and the popular arts --
The seven lively arts (1924) --
The great audience (1950) --
Houdini --
Poe at home and abroad --
The Tennessee poets --
A water-colorist --
Fugitives --
The muses out of work --
Upton Sinclair's Mammonart --
The pilgrimage of Henry James --
The all-star literary vaudeville --
The critics : a conversation --
Pope and Tennyson --
A letter to Elinor Wylie --
Firbank and Beckford --
A preface to Persius --
Burlesque shows --
The national winter garden --
Peaches --
A humdinger --
E.E. Cumming's Him --
A great magician --
Mencken's democratic man --
Woodrow Wilson at Princeton --
American heroes : Fremont and Frick --
The sportsman's tragedy --
A poet of the Pacific --
Art Young --
Greenwich Village at the end of the twenties --
15 Beech Street --
Hans Stengel --
The critic who does not exist --
A weekend at Ellerslie --
Thornton Wilder --
The death at Elinor Wylie --
Burton Rascoe --
Signs of life : Lady Chatterley's lover --
Dostoevsky abroad --
Citizen of the union --
Virginia Woolf and the American language --
Dos Passos and the social revolution --
T.S. Eliot and the Church of England --
Dahlberg, Dos Passos and Wilder --
Notes on Babbitt and more, Sophocles, Babbitt and Freud --
"H. C." --
The Nietzschean line --
The literary consequences of the crash --
The economic interpretation of Wilder --
Schnitzler and Philip Barry --
Joseph de Maistre --
An appeal to progressives --
The literary class war --
C.L. Dodgson : the poet-logician --
Lytton Strachey --
The satire of Samuel Butler --
Andre Malraux --
Gertrude Stein old and young --
Mr. Wilder in the Middle West --
The literary worker's Polonius --
The classics on the Soviet stage --
Letter to the Russians about Hemingway --
Talking United States --
American critics, left and right --
Communist criticism --
Bernard de Voto --
It's terrible! It's ghastly! It stinks! --
The Oxford boys becalmed --
Prize-winning blank verse --
"Give that beat again" --
Dream poetry --
"Cousin Swift, you will never be a poet" --
Peggy Bacon : poet with pictures --
Twilight of the expatriates --
The pleasures of literature --
Cold water on Bakunin --
Shut up that Russian novel --
Marxism at the end of the thirties --
Epilogue, 1952 : Edna St. Vincent Millay.

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