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Nathanael West (20th Century Views)

Jay Martin

Nathanael West (20th Century Views)

by Jay Martin

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English


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Number of Pages176
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Open LibraryOL7345414M
ISBN 100139506187
ISBN 109780139506185

A Cool Million and The Dream Life of Balso Snell by Nathanael West and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Cool Million | Nathanael West was born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17th, Nathanael didn't really appreciate the qualities of an academic education. He forged his high school transcript to gain admission to Tufts and to get into Brown University appropriated the transcript of a fellow Tufts student who, conveniently, was also named Nathan Weinstein.

From his name to his college transcript to his literary style, Nathanael West was self-invented. Born Nathan Weinstein, the author of the classics Miss Lonelyhearts () and The Day of the Locust () was an uncompromising artist obsessed with writing the perfect novel. He pursued his passion from New York to California, flirting dangerously with the bleak, faux-glamour of Hollywood as the. Nathanael West (born Nathan Weinstein; Octo – Decem ) was an American author and screenwriter. He is remembered for two darkly satirical novels: Miss Lonelyhearts () and The Day of the Locust (), set respectively in the newspaper and Hollywood film industries. Wikipedia Link Gender Male.

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Of middle-class Jewish immigrant parentage, he attended high school in New York City and graduated from Brown University in During a month stay in Paris, he completed his first novel, The Dream Life of Balso Snell. Nathanael West’s books. Nathanael West Average rating: 36, ratings 2, reviews 21 distinct works Nathanael West book Similar authors.

The Day of the Locust by. Nathanael West /5. The last book in my goodreads Reading Challenge Just before I started reading The Day of the Locust, I read something that compared Nathanael West favourably to Hemingway and Fitzgerald, suggesting that his proper place was amongst the literary elite of his day/5().

Nathanael West as online muse In this volume the Library of America offers the most complete literary portrait ever published of Nathanael West. Along with the four novels for which he is famous, this authoritative collection gathers his work in other genres, including stories, poetry, essays and plays, film scripts and treatments, and letters.

"Nathanael West's stunning four novels are American tales, rooted in our transmogrifying soil. Morality plays they are, classified as comedies. They are indeed often funny. Funny as a crutch." - Elizabeth Hardwick, The New York Review of Books.

About the author. Nathanael West published four novels during the thirty-six years of his life. Nathanael West: free download.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Nathanael West. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

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In New York, still at the Sutton, West wrote Miss Lonelyhearts, and joined William Carlos Williams in editing the little magazine, Contact. Miss Lonelyhearts published in ; again the reviews were good but the public response disappointing.

The book was sold to Hollywood, however, and West was invited to help in preparing the movie scenario. The Day Of The Locust By Nathanael West. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the The Day Of The Locust By Nathanael West, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

"West, a parodist with rancid genius, achieved his masterwork in Miss Lonelyhearts." - Harold Bloom. An American classic praised by great writers from Flannery O'Conner to Jonathan Lethem, Miss Lonelyhearts is an Expressionist black comedy set in New York City during the Great Depression.

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Brought to an LA studio as a set-designer, he is soon caught up in a fantasy Free shipping over $Cited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 25 cm.

Contents: Nathanael West / Stanley Edgar Hyman --Interlude: West's disease / W.H. Auden --The mob tendency: The day of the locust / Alvin B. Kernan --Late thoughts on Nathanael West / Daniel Aaron --Days of wrath and laughter: West / R.W.B.

Lewis --Nathanael West's "desperate detachment" / Max. The Complete Works of Nathanael West. Product Details. Category: books SKU: MEP Title: The Complete Works of Nathanael West Author: Nathanael West Book binding: Hardcover Publisher: Secker & Warburg Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

pages. Green dust jacket with B&W lettering over green Rating: % positive. “Nathanael West’s stunning four novels are American tales, rooted in our transmogrifying soil. Morality plays they are, classified as comedies.

They are indeed often funny. Funny as a crutch.” —Elizabeth Hardwick, The New York Review of Books."Nathanael West". Books and Writers (). Archived from the original on 4 JulyJanuary Open Letters Monthly"The Nihilism of Nathanael West" by Ingrid Norton, Funny as a Crutch by Elizabeth Hardwick - The New York Review of Books Life of Nathanael West (The Gettysburg Review, Winter ),Thomas Larson.Miss Lonelyhearts & A Cool Million.

Product Details. Category: books SKU: ADA Title: Miss Lonelyhearts & A Cool Million Author: Nathanael West Book binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Year of publication: Condition: ACCEPTABLE Description.

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