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James Gould Cozzens - American Writers 58

James Gould Cozzens - American Writers 58: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1966
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    James Gould Cozzens - American Writers 58
    Book Description:

    James Gould Cozzens. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5198-6
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. James Gould Cozzens
    (pp. 5-45)

    When his first novel,Confusion, was published in 1924, James Gould Cozzens was in his twenty-first year and was a sophomore at Harvard College. At the time the Boston news-papers suggested that here was Harvard’s reply toThis Side of Paradiseby Princeton’s F. Scott Fitzgerald andThe Beginning of Wisdomby Yale’s Stephen Vincent Benet. The novel, however, was not autobiographical in the sense that the other novels were. If its theme was education, it was the education not of a young man rather like the author but that of an exotic young woman with a noble French father...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 46-47)