The Story of Mary MacLane and Other Writings


Auteur: Mary MacLane, Engels, ISBN: 9780882862330, Gepubliceerd in 1997. Boeknummer van verkoper: 87662.


Charles H. Kerr Publishing Company, 1997 (Eerste druk), 217 blz. porto 3,95 euro NL, ISBN 0882862332, Paperback in zeer goede staat. Engelstalig.,Few books in US history have provoked more outrage and debate than The Story Of Mary Maclane did when it was first published in Chicago in 1902. With unprecedented frankness, the 19 year old author revealed her utter scorn for conformity and puritanism, her refusal to accept what she regarded as the stifling boredom and pettiness of middle class life, and her passionate insistence on sexual freedom, a life of adventure and excitement. Not for nothing has she been hailed as the first 'New Woman' in literature, the first flapper and a precursor of surrealism. This lively collection features the complete text of that signature work, plus a generous selection of her other writings, reprinted here for the first time; and edited and introduced by Penelope Rosemont. Two special sections focus on her short but sensational movie career, and her long association with the city she eventually chose as her home, and includes critical appreciations of her work by other Chicago writers: Clarence Darrow, Henry Blake Fuller and Harriet Monroe. \"The Story Of Mary Maclane is little short of a miracle. No more marvelous books was ever born of a sensitive, precocious brain.\" [Clarence Darrow]

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The Story of Mary MacLane and Other Writings

Hoofdtitel The Story of Mary MacLane and Other Writings
Auteur(s) Mary MacLane
Taal Engels
Publicatiedatum 1997
ISBN 9780882862330