The Last Romantic: A Life of Max Eastman (Google eBook)
Poet and Journalist, Max Eastman is perhaps the most famous example of an American intellectual who during his life moved across the entire political spectrum. This reexamination of his career and his place in history reveals the dynamics behind his several careers and political transformations, offering new insight into one of the most influential writers of this century. It is a model biography of a key intellectual of the twentieth century. It is also both a perspective social history of his times and a study in the history of ideas. The book will find a welcome place in history, literature, and political science courses, as well as in personal libraries.
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Starting Out 19121916
Love and War 19141917
Defiant Years 19181922
Political Writings 19181922
The Great Adventure 19221928
Politics and Literature 19241934
The Red Decade Begins 19301934
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