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The thirties : from notebooks and diaries of the period

Author: Edmund Wilson; Leon Edel
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Wilson's journal of the 1930's the narrator moves from the youthful concerns of the Jazz Age to his more substantial middle years, exploring the decade's plunge from affluence and exploring the tenets of Communism. His personal life is also amply represented, from his marriage to Margaret Canby and her subsequent death to various erotic episodes with unidentified women.
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc
Biographies
Named Person: Edmund Wilson; Edmund Wilson; Edmund Wilson; Edmund Wilson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Wilson; Leon Edel
ISBN: 0374275726 9780374275723
OCLC Number: 5942714
Description: xxxii, 753 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Thirties: 1930-1935: New York and Washington, 1930 --
Provincetown --
Detroit, February 1931 --
Kentucky and the South --
Virginia and the Southwest --
California --
Back East --
Pineville, Kentucky: Coal Strike, 1932 --
Provincetown and New York --
Notes for Beppo and Beth --
Death of Margaret --
New York and Chicago --
New York, 53rd Street, 1932-33 --
314 East 53rd Street --
Washington, 1934 --
Provincetown, 1934 --
Chicago and New York --
1935-1940: Journey to the Soviet Union, 1935 --
Chicago and New York --
Provincetown, 1936 --
Stamford, 1936 --
Concord --
New York and Stamford, 1937 --
Stamford and Provincetown, 1938 --
Chicago and Truro Center, 1939-1940.
Responsibility: Edmund Wilson ; edited, with an introd. by Leon Edel.
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In Wilson's journal of the 1930's the narrator moves from the youthful concerns of the Jazz Age to his more substantial middle years, exploring the decade's plunge from affluence and exploring the tenets of Communism. His personal life is also amply represented, from his marriage to Margaret Canby and her subsequent death to various erotic episodes with unidentified women.

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