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The Long Voyage

Selected Letters of Malcolm Cowley, 1915-1987

Malcolm Cowley

Edited by Hans Bak

Foreword by Robert Cowley

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674051065

Publication Date: 01/06/2014


848 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Foreword: Beyond the Dry Season, by Robert Cowley
  • Editor’s Preface, by Hans Bak
  • Abbreviations
  • [Poem] The Long Voyage, by Malcolm Cowley
  • I. Harvard, World War I, Greenwich Village, 1915–1921
    • Harvard, 1915–1917
    • France, 1917
    • Harvard and Greenwich Village, 1917–1921
  • II. Pilgrimage to Holy Land—France, 1921–1923
  • III. The City of Anger—New York, 1923–1929
    • Dada in New York, 1923–1925
    • Freelance, 1925–1928
    • The End of a Literary Apprenticeship, 1929
  • IV. The Depression Years—Literature and Politics, 1930–1940
    • The Red Romance, 1930–1934
      • Hart Crane † 1932
    • The High 1930s: Unity and Discord on the Left, 1934–1937
    • The Fading of a Dream, 1938–1940
  • V. The War Years, 1940–1944
    • War and Washington, 1940–1942
    • Retrenchment and Rehabilitation, 1942–1944
  • VI. The Mellon Years, 1944–1949
      • Literary History of the United States (1948)
  • VII. Literature and Politics in Cold War America, 1949–1954
      • Yaddo 1949
    • The Revival of the 1920s
      • Ernest Hemingway, 1951–1952
  • VIII. Worker at the Writer’s Trade, 1954–1960
      • Jack Kerouac, 1953–1957
      • Tillie Olsen, 1958–1960
  • IX. The Sixties
    • The Sixties: Old Left, New Left, and the Community of Letters, 1960–1965
    • The Sixties: Retrospection and Consolidation, 1966–1970
  • X. Man of Letters, 1970–1987
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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