Glenway Wescott Personally: A Biography

Glenway Wescott Personally: A Biography

by Jerry Rosco

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ISBN-13: 9780299177348
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 03/23/2010
Edition description: 1
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jerry Rosco is a writer and editor and the coeditor of Continual Lessons: The Journals of Glenway Wescott 1937-1955. He lives in New York City.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsix
Prefacexi
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introductionxv
1.Wisconsin Farm Boy to Midwest Prodigy3
2.The Next Step: New York and Europe21
3.The Expatriate Twenties32
4.Paris and a New Family47
5.Lost in America: The Thirties62
6.The Little Masterpiece and Willie Maugham89
7.The Bestseller108
8.Dr. Kinsey and the Institute for Sex Research126
9.Inside the Circle: Farewell to George152
10.Beyond Fiction: The Valley Submerged164
11.The Great Divide and Images of Truth191
12."Quail and Strawberries"217
13.Golden Leaves and the Birthday Book244
Epilogue: Other Voices and Continual Lessons260
Notes271
Index297

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