Delmore Schwartz And James Laughlin by Robert PhillipsDelmore Schwartz And James Laughlin by Robert Phillips

Delmore Schwartz And James Laughlin

byRobert Phillips

Hardcover | May 1, 1993

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Delmore Schwartz was the golden boy of the American literary scene until his untimeley death in 1966, alone and destitute. James Laughlin was the founder of New Directions, publisher and editor of the Modernists. This collection chronicles a correspondence that began with Schwartz's first unsolicited submission to Laughlin in 1937 and continued throughout the friendship that lasted until the poet's death. The relationship that developed between them was both literary, steeped in their own work and the work of their contemporaries, and personal: gifted storytellers, they delighted each other with factual and fictional observations. The two remained friends and colleagues until the mental illness that eventually claimed him, began to destroy Schwartz's ability to trust even those closest to him.
Delmore Schwartz was born on December 8, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York. He later attended the University of Wisconsin, New York University and Harvard University. He was considered one of the most influential Jewish writers during World War II. He wrote poems, short stories, and literary criticism. His works include In Dreams Begin Respon...
Title:Delmore Schwartz And James LaughlinFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 5.43 × 8.62 × 1.4 inPublished:May 1, 1993Publisher:W W Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393034712

ISBN - 13:9780393034714