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To loot my life clean : the Thomas Wolfe--Maxwell Perkins correspondence

Author: Thomas Wolfe; Maxwell E Perkins; Matthew J Bruccoli; Park Bucker
Publisher: Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his legendary editor, Maxwell Perkins, has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for seventy years. Beginning with the 1929 publication of Look Homeward, Angel, literary scholars have debated the writer's dependence on his editor and the degree to which Perkins participated in Wolfe's work. Now, with this volume of 251 letters between Wolfe and the House of Scribner  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Thomas Wolfe; Maxwell E Perkins; Maxwell E Perkins; Thomas Wolfe; Maxwell E Perkins; Thomas Wolfe
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Wolfe; Maxwell E Perkins; Matthew J Bruccoli; Park Bucker
ISBN: 1570033552 9781570033551
OCLC Number: 44131612
Description: xxix, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli and Park Bucker.

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The relationship between Thomas Wolfe and his editor, Maxwell Perkins has been the subject of guesswork and anecdote for 70 years. Scholars have debated Wolfe's dependence on his editor. This volume  Read more...

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