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The Splendid Drunken Twenties

Selections from the Daybooks, 1922 - 30

by Carl Van Vechten

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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography: general,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Social Science,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Literary,
  • United States - 20th Century/20s,
  • Social Science / African-American Studies,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 20th Century

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsBruce Kellner (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9564562M
    ISBN 100252074629
    ISBN 109780252074622

    Carl Van Vechten and Bruce Kellner, The Splendid Drunken Twenties: Selections from the Daybooks, (). Mary Heaton Vorse, Time and the Town: A Provincetown Chronicle (). William Carlos Williams, The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams (). Edmund Wilson, The Twenties: From Notebooks and Diaries of the Period, Ed. Leon Edel. Carl Van Vechten enjoyed a career as a critic, novelist, and photographer, but he is mostly remembered as a personality of what he called the “splendid drunken twenties.” A flamboyant fan of artists and the arts, he had a passion for collecting, a gift for making friends, and a flair for being on the right [ ].

    Looking for books by Carl Van Vechten? See all books authored by Carl Van Vechten, including Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, and The Tiger in the House: A Cultural History of the Cat, and more on   The download for this gem of an online book is available from The Gutenberg Project.. Thanks to regular contributor Paul Mullings for sending this over. On this occasion I won’t write further as I couldn’t possibly improve on the foreword by prominent Liberal politician and shipping magnate’s son Sir Walter Runciman – what he has to say from his s perspective .

    The Nest Club was a cabaret in Harlem, more specifically an afterhours club, at West rd Street – a street known then both as "Swing Street" and "Jungle Alley" – two doors east of Seventh Avenue, club, operating under the auspices of The Nest Club, Inc., was founded in , co-owned, and operated by John C. Carey (né John Clifford Carey; .   Book Review. Today’s Paper | who stood straight and sober in the drunken Twenties, and who, nutty as his yearnings may have Gatsby showed his splendid colors in a quieter gesture, when.


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