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2 edition of Nathanael West"s novels. found in the catalog.

Nathanael West"s novels.

Irving Malin

Nathanael West"s novels.

With a pref. by Harry T. Moore.

by Irving Malin

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • West, Nathanael, -- 1903-1940.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography and notes: p. 125-133.

    SeriesCrosscurrents: modern critiques
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 141 p. ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21849644M

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    Published separately and with uneven success in the Thirties, the works of Nathanael West have been collected and now reappear with a perceptive introduction by Alan Ross. The four novels outline man's collapse under the burdens thrust upon him by the political and economic exigencies of the Thirties. The bravado of sex talk at cocktail parties had lost its luster; the .   Nathanael West’s Hollywood novel takes place mostly at the margins of the movie kingdom, the universe of set painters and extras, frustrated .

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Day of the Locust/The Dream Life of Balso Snell. Born Nathanael von Wallenstein Weinstein to prosperous Jewish parents, from the first West set about creating his own legend, and anglicising his name was part of that process.

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Miss Lonelyhearts, published inis Nathanael West's second novel. It is an Expressionist black comedy set in New York City during the Great Depression.

"Money and fame meant nothing to them. They were not worldly men." "Wildly funny, desperately sad. The literature on Nathanael West by this time is larger, no doubt, than his entire outputless than pages in the one-volume complete edition.

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