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World within world : the autobiography of Stephen Spender.

Author: Stephen Spender
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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"Stephen Spender's autobiography is acknowledged to be one of the most illuminating literary works that have emerged to chronicle the period between the two world wars. In writing it, Stephen Spender was concerned, as he states, with a few recurrent themes: "love, poetry, politics, the life of literature, childhood, travel, and the development of certain attitudes towards moral problems." In the course of the book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Stephen Spender; Stephen Spender; Stephen Spender
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Spender
ISBN: 0312113587 9780312113582
OCLC Number: 30509638
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 349 pages ; 22 cm

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"Stephen Spender's autobiography is acknowledged to be one of the most illuminating literary works that have emerged to chronicle the period between the two world wars. In writing it, Stephen Spender was concerned, as he states, with a few recurrent themes: "love, poetry, politics, the life of literature, childhood, travel, and the development of certain attitudes towards moral problems." In the course of the book there are memorable portraits of Virginia Woolf, William Butler Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Lady Ottoline Morrell, W. H. Auden, and Christopher Isherwood, among many others."--BOOK JACKET.

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