Letters to George Jean Nathan [manuscript], 1921-1936.

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Letters to George Jean Nathan [manuscript], 1921-1936.

Here Cabell discusses "The American Spectator," a publication which he co-edited along with Nathan and others. Cabell gives his opinion and makes recommendations and corrections on articles to be published in the Spectator. Discussing American authors, Cabell gives his views on William Faulkner, Upton Sinclair, and Ambrose Bierce. Cabell also compliments Nathan on his "Autobiography of an Attitude" and mentions his own "Ladies and Gentlemen."

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