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The tortured life of Scofield Thayer

Author: James Dempsey
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scofield Thayer, as owner of The Dial during the 1920s, was the center of the flow of cultural ideas between the United States and Europe, particularly those of the various modernist movements. This is the first biography of Thayer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dempsey, James, 1948-
Tortured life of Scofield Thayer
(DLC) 2013034527
(OCoLC)830946973
Named Person: Scofield Thayer; Scofield Thayer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Dempsey
ISBN: 9780813048727 0813048729
OCLC Number: 870646883
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: An intellectual sewer --
Homes of virtue --
Harvard --
Oxford during the war --
The Chicago Experiment --
Lady of the Sonnets --
Death of the prophet --
To the center of things --
Starting with a bang --
Manhattan love stories --
Anti-epithalamion --
To the great master --
Assessing the modern --
A millionaire in Red Vienna --
Teuton versus Francophile --
Barnes in eruption --
Feuds galore --
Annus Belli --
Freudless in Vienna --
Return of the prodigal --
The death of The Dial --
Thayer in eclipse --
Postmortem --
God, stars, and sea: Thayer's poetic legacy.
Responsibility: James Dempsey.

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In The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer James Dempsey looks beyond the public figure best known for publishing the work of William Butler Yeats, T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, E.E. Cummings,  Read more...

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