Letters of Frances Newman, Atlanta, Ga., & Richmond, Va. to Scott Cunningham [manuscript] 1926-27.
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Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) is best known for his controversial Jurgen (1919), one of several ironic fantasies he wrote that took place in the mythical medieval world of Poictesme (Pwa- tem). Jurgen, laced with erotic overtones, was considered pornographic by some, and a trial over its content brought the reclusive writer national fame. Throughout the 1920s, Cabell was highly regarded by his literary peers -- H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, and others praised his works. His med...
Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...
FranceFrances Newman, author and librarian, was born in the 1880s in Atlanta, Georgia, and died October 22, 1928, in New York City. A librarian for the Carnegie Library of Atlanta (1913-1923) and for the Georgia Institute of Technology (1924-1926), she was also the author of THE SHORT STORIES MUTATIONS (1924), THE HARD-BOILED VIRGIN (1926), and DEAD LOVERS ARE FAITHFUL LOVERS (1928). She also worked as a translator of French literature before her death. Newman, author and librarian, was born in ...