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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles 1910-1939

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Katie Roiphe’s stimulating work has made her one of the most talked about cultural critics of her generation. Now this bracing young writer delves deeply into one of the most layered of subjects: marriage. Drawn in part from the private memoirs, personal correspondence, and long-forgotten journals of the British literary community from 1910 to the Second World War, here are seven “marriages

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A cultural critic and author of Still She Haunts Me examines seven unconventional marriages among members of England's literary circles between 1910 and 1939--including Jane and H. G. Wells, Vera Brittain and George Gordon Catlin, and Vanessa and Clive Bell--examining crises that occurred in each marriage and how they were or were not resolved. 35,000 first printing.

About the Author

Katie Roiphe received her Ph.D. from Princeton in English literature. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Esquire, Vogue, Harper’s, and the New Yorker. Her previous books include The Morning After, Last Night in Paradise, and a novel, Still She Haunts Me. She lives in New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Marriage

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440337034
Subtitle:
Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles, 1910-1939
Publisher:
Dial Press
Author:
Roiphe, Katie
Author:
Katie Roiphe
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Literary
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Authors, English
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Authors, English -- 20th century.
Subject:
Literary History-British 20th Century
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20070626
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
343

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Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Portraits of Married Life in London Literary Circles 1910-1939
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"Synopsis" by , A cultural critic and author of Still She Haunts Me examines seven unconventional marriages among members of England's literary circles between 1910 and 1939--including Jane and H. G. Wells, Vera Brittain and George Gordon Catlin, and Vanessa and Clive Bell--examining crises that occurred in each marriage and how they were or were not resolved. 35,000 first printing.
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