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Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

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Book News Annotation:

Both a new book and a revised version of Existential- phenomenological alternatives for psychology, Oxford U. Press, 1978. Twelve of the 20 chapters are new; eight are substantially revised. A special section on transpersonal psychology has been added. Discusses many of the standard topics in psychology from a point of view emphasizing experience rather than behavior. **** Reprint of the Penguin edition of 1976 with notes & intro by Donald W. Faulkuer. This classic of the Lost Generation is cited in BCL3.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author

Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) a leadiing literary figure of his time, wrote numerous books of literary criticism, essays, and poetry.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Suggestions for Further Reading

A Note on the Text

EXILE'S RETURN

Prologue: The Lost Generation

I. MANSIONS IN THE AIR

1. Blue Juniata

2. Big-Town High School

3. Apprentice of the Arts

4. American College, 1916

5. Ambulance Service

II. WAR IN BOHEMIA

1. The Long Furlough

2. The Greenwich Village Idea

3. The League of Youth

4. The French Line Pier, 1921

III. TRAVELLER'S CHEQUE

1. Valuta

2. Historical Parallel

3. Transatlantic Review

4. Form and Matter

5. Rumors of Home

IV. PARIS PILGRIMAGES

1. Examination Paper

2. Readings from the Lives of the Saints

3. Paris-Express

V. THE DEATH OF DADA

1. A Brief History of Dada

2. Discourse over a Grave

3. Case Record

4. Significant Gesture

VI. THE CITY OF ANGER

1. The French Line Pier, 1923

2. Women Have One Breast

3- Manhattan Melody

VII. THE AGE OF ISLANDS

1. Connecticut Valley

2. Charlestown Prison

3. The Roaring Boy

4. No Escape

VIII. ECHOES OF A SUICIDE

1. Letter Left on a Dressing Table

2. City of the Sun

3. The Revolution of the Word

4. To Die at the Right Time

Epilogue: New Year's Eve

Appendix: Years of Birth

Editorial Appendices

Appendix A: Epilogue to the 1934 Edition of Exile's Return

Appendix B: A Selective Chronology of Publications and Events Surrounding Exile's Return

Appendix C: "A Tabular History of the Literary Life, 1924 - 1949"

Persons and Books: A Brief Index

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140187762
Introduction:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Designed:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Introduction by:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Introduction:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Designed by:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Designed:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Author:
Faulkner, Donald W.
Author:
Cowley, Malcolm
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
France
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
American literature
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Americans
Subject:
Foreign countries
Subject:
Critics
Subject:
Critics -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
American literature -- 20th century.
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Twentieth Century Classics
Series Volume:
III, 1-14
Publication Date:
19941231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
7.84x5.08x.89 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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