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Sir Hugh Walpole and the United States : a novelist's view of 1919-1936 America

Author: Elizabeth Steele
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2006.
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The number of British literary men and women lecturing in America between the two World Wars was remarkable. Among them, Hugh Walpole was considered one of the best. This title shows when, where and  Read more...

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Steele, Elizabeth.
Sir Hugh Walpole and the United States.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2006
(OCoLC)891562967
Named Person: Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole; Hugh Walpole
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Steele
ISBN: 9780773455320 0773455329
OCLC Number: 76800688
Description: xv, 215 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Wallace Martin; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Readiness is All; 2. "An Appreciation"; 3. 1919-1920; 4. 1922-1923; 5. 1926-1927; 6. 1930; 7. 1934: Sojourn in Hollywood I; 8. 1935-1936: Sojourn in Hollywood II; 9. 1936; Appendix A: Hugh Walpole's Lecture Schedules; Appendix B: Additional Reading; "The Tiger," by Hugh Walpole; "The Exile," by Hugh Walpole; "An Englishman's View of Modern America," by Hugh Walpole; 1. From Outside In; 2. From Inside Out; "Nobody is Safe in Hollywood," by Hugh Walpole; Index.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Steele.
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