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Vanished act : the life and art of Weldon Kees

Author: James Reidel
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Critic, novelist, filmmaker, jazz musician, painter, and, above all, poet, Weldon Kees performed, practiced, and published with the best of his generation of artists - the so-called middle generation, which included Robert Lowell, Elizabeth Bishop, and John Berryman. His dramatic disappearance (a probable suicide) at the age of forty-one, his movie-star good looks, his role in various movements of the day, and his
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reidel, James.
Vanished act.
Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606991885
Named Person: Weldon Kees; Weldon Kees; Weldon Kees; Weldon Kees; Weldon Kees; Weldon Kees
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Reidel
ISBN: 0803239513 9780803239517
OCLC Number: 50548804
Awards: Short-listed for Society of Midland Authors Award (Biography) 2004
Description: xvii, 398 pages, [20] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: July 18, 1955 --
Beatrice, 1914-1931 --
Lincoln, 1931-1936 --
Denver, 1937-1943 --
New York, 1943-1948 --
Provincetown, 1948-1950 --
San Francisco, 1950-1955.
Responsibility: by James Reidel.
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"Weldon Kees is an important poet and a fascinating cultural figure of the midcentury... James Reidel's biography of Kees is the most important and comprehensive book ever written on the subject." Read more...

 
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