The Last Romantic: A Life of Max Eastman (Google eBook)

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Transaction Publishers, Sep 1, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 360 pages
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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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Youth 18831912
3
Starting Out 19121916
30
Love and War 19141917
54
Defiant Years 19181922
68
Political Writings 19181922
82
The Great Adventure 19221928
100
Politics and Literature 19241934
121
The Red Decade Begins 19301934
141
The Unmaking of a Socialist 19331940
164
Politics 19401945
196
Politics and Literature 19421969
229
Eastman in His Prime
260
Last Years 19491969
279
Notes
297
Index
329
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