Maria Jolas, Woman of Action A Memoir and Other Writings

Auteur: Maria Jolas
Taal: Engels
Maria Jolas, Woman of Action

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Maria McDonald Jolas, a member of a distinguished Kentucky family and cofounder with Eugene Jolas of the international literary journal transition, has been called a survivor of the heroic generation and, somewhat to her discomfort, the leading lady of Paris literati of the Thirties. Her memoir and other writings, edited and introduced by Mary Ann Caws, reveal the truth in those accolades as well as the measure of her contribution to our understanding of modernism. Completing the portrait of her family's life begun in her husband's autobiography, Man from Babel, this volume sheds light on the remarkable achievements of the other half of a celebrated partnership. As one of the primary forces behind transition, Maria Jolas helped introduce the world to the twentieth-century's literary avant-garde, among them Gertrude Stein, Archibald MacLeish, Allen Tate, Ernest Hemingway, Samuel Beckett, William Carlos Williams, and James Joyce. A skillful translator, Jolas is renowned for her renderings of Gaston Bachelard's philosophical texts, Nathalie Sarraute's novels and plays, and works by Joyce. In addition, Jolas founded an influential school, the Ecole Bilingue in France, and the celebra
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Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
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illustrated Edition
Verschijningsdatum
2004-08-01
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160 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

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Auteur
Maria Jolas M. Jolas
Co-auteur
M. Jolas
Redacteur
Mary Ann Caws
Uitgever
University Of South Carolina Press

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9781570035500

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NUR code
320
Oorspronkelijke releasedatum
2004-08-31
Subtitel
A Memoir and Other Writings

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