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by Robert E. Knoll,Weldon Kees

eBook Weldon Kees and the Midcentury Generation: Letters, 1935-1955 ePub
Author: Robert E. Knoll,Weldon Kees
Language: English
ISBN: 080327808X
ISBN13: 978-0803278080
Publisher: Bison Books (June 1, 2003)
Pages: 273
Category: Arts & Literature
Subcategory: Biography
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 328
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ePub file: 1217 kb
Fb2 file: 1647 kb

From it we get a clearer understanding of Kees's thoughts and opinions, the breadth of his intellect.

From it we get a clearer understanding of Kees's thoughts and opinions, the breadth of his intellect. Tender and vulnerable, aggressive and ambitious, above all, finely attuned to the best art of its time, Kees's letters are remarkable documents both of a life and of two decades of the life of ar. -"Journal of Modern Literature"

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Start by marking Weldon Kees and the Midcentury Generation: Letters, 1935-1955 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Robert E. Knoll traces the odyssey of a Nebraska boy who made his way in a fiercely competitive national scene, befriending th Before he vanished in the fog of San Francisco, Weldon Kees (1914–55) was a poet, storyteller, critic, painter, musician, and filmmaker. What remains is a body of work and a large collection of letters that shed light on Kees’s complex personality.

Robert E. Knoll traces the odyssey of a Nebraska boy who made his way in a fiercely competitive national scene, befriending the movers and shakers of the art worlds on both coasts

Robert E. Knoll traces the odyssey of a Nebraska boy who made his way in a fiercely competitive national scene, befriending the movers and shakers of the art worlds on both coasts. Kees’s letters-satirical, witty, poetic, gossipy, intensely individual-provide the feel of lives being lived, of a career going forth, and finally, of the darkness that engulfed him when, in Knoll's phrase, he was "ten minutes from triumph. Download Weldon Kees and the Midcentury Generation: Letters, 1935-1955 by Weldon Kees, Robert E. Knoll free

Robert E. Kees's letters-satirical, witty, poetic, gossipy, intensely individual-provide the feel of lives being lived, of a career going forth, and finally, of the darkness that engulfed him when, in Knoll's phrase, he was "ten minutes from triumph. More than three decades after his mysterious disappearance, Weldon Kees has become a figure of great artistic and literary interest. Knoll traces the .

Harry Weldon Kees (February 24, 1914 – disappeared July 18, 1955) was an American poet, painter, literary critic, novelist, playwright, jazz pianist, short story writer, and filmmaker. Despite his brief career, Kees is considered an important y poet of the same generation as John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, and Robert Lowell. Author Bio. Knoll is D. B. and Paula Varner Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

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Before he vanished in the fog of San Francisco, Weldon Kees (1914–55) was a poet, storyteller, critic, painter, musician, and filmmaker. What remains is a body of work and a large collection of letters that shed light on Kees’s complex personality. Robert E. Knoll traces the odyssey of a Nebraska boy who made his way in a fiercely competitive national scene, befriending the movers and shakers of the art worlds on both coasts. Kees’s letters—satirical, witty, poetic, gossipy, intensely individual—provide the feel of lives being lived, of a career going forth, and finally, of the darkness that engulfed him when, in Knoll's phrase, he was "ten minutes from triumph."
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Restores Weldon Kees to his true place as a writer, poet, artist, musician, and all-around man of letters of the mid-20th century in America....a singular man with something to say and something to show to all of us who are intimately involved in arts and letters today
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Interesting book made up from letters with skillfully written narrative connecting them.
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