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The Resource Double lives : American writers' friendships, Richard Lingeman

Double lives : American writers' friendships, Richard Lingeman

Label
Double lives : American writers' friendships
Title
Double lives
Title remainder
American writers' friendships
Statement of responsibility
Richard Lingeman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In Double Lives, Lingeman explores friendships that span the centuries, straddle both coasts, and take in every gender combination. Mark Twain and William Dean Howells were co-curmudgeons who shared a sense of humor and a deep streak of generosity. Willa Cather had the great good fortune to encounter the older Yankee writer Sarah Orne Jewett at the precise moment when Cather was ready to embrace her own professional and sexual identity. F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway met in Paris while both were in their twenties, became fast friends for the worst reasons (Fitzgerald needed heroes, Hemingway admirers), and spent the next fifteen years disappointing each other
  • As Lingeman so deftly shows, this trajectory is all too common: the seesaw of fortune has challenged many of these rich and volatile friendships." "Double Lives is that rare literary treat - a melding of life and letters that is at once brilliantly revealing and absolutely irresistible. In capturing the heartbeat and heartbreak of our most fascinating writerly relationships. Lingeman has fashioned a sparkling, multifaceted gem."--Jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lingeman, Richard R
Dewey number
  • 810.9
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PS129
LC item number
.L56 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Friendship
  • Freundeskreis
  • Schriftsteller
  • USA
  • Schriftsteller
  • Freundeskreis
  • USA
Label
Double lives : American writers' friendships, Richard Lingeman
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • From heart to heart : Willa Cather and Sarah Orne Jewett
  • ch. 6.
  • The believer and the skeptic : Theodore Dreiser and H.L. Mencken
  • ch. 7.
  • Poor Scott, poor Ernest : F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway
  • ch. 8.
  • Three for the road : Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Neal Cassady
  • Notes
  • Index
  • ch. 1.
  • Two soldiers
  • ch. 2.
  • The puritan and the pagan : Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville
  • ch. 3.
  • The westerners : Mark Twain and William Dean Howells
  • ch. 4.
  • The master and the millionairess : Henry James and Edith Wharton
Control code
ocm58920072
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781400060450
Lccn
2005046570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58920072
  • (OCoLC)58920072
Label
Double lives : American writers' friendships, Richard Lingeman
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-241) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • From heart to heart : Willa Cather and Sarah Orne Jewett
  • ch. 6.
  • The believer and the skeptic : Theodore Dreiser and H.L. Mencken
  • ch. 7.
  • Poor Scott, poor Ernest : F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway
  • ch. 8.
  • Three for the road : Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and Neal Cassady
  • Notes
  • Index
  • ch. 1.
  • Two soldiers
  • ch. 2.
  • The puritan and the pagan : Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville
  • ch. 3.
  • The westerners : Mark Twain and William Dean Howells
  • ch. 4.
  • The master and the millionairess : Henry James and Edith Wharton
Control code
ocm58920072
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781400060450
Lccn
2005046570
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o58920072
  • (OCoLC)58920072

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