Exile's Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s

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Penguin, 1951 - Biography & Autobiography - 354 pages
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Both a new book and a revised version of Existential- phenomenological alternatives for psychology, Oxford U. Press, 1978. Twelve of the 20 chapters are new; eight are substantially revised. A special section on transpersonal psychology has been added. Discusses many of the standard topics in psychology from a point of view emphasizing experience rather than behavior. **** Reprint of the Penguin edition of 1976 with notes and intro by Donald W. Faulkuer. This classic of the Lost Generation is cited in BCL3. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
  

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User Review  - Robert Ripson - Goodreads

An interesting insight to the mindset of writers coming of age in the 1920s and the forces that shaped their outlook. Read full review

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User Review  - Hilary - Goodreads

A definitive work on the lost generation and their experiences abroad written by a man intimate with the members of this group. Was an invaluable research tool for my thesis on the lost generation and transnationalism in literature. Read full review

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Contents

MANSIONS IN THE AIR 1 Blue Juniata
13
BigTown High School
15
Apprentice of the Arts
23
American College 1916
27
Ambulance Service
36
WAR IN BOHEMIA 1 The Long Furlough
48
The Greenwich Village Idea
52
The League of Youth
66
Significant Gesture
164
THE CITY OF ANGER 1 The French Line Pier 1923
171
Women Have One Breast
186
Manhattan Melody
197
THE AGE OF ISLANDS 1 Connecticut Valley
206
Charlestown Prison
214
The Roaring Boy
221
No Escape
235

The French Line Pier 1921
74
TRAVELLERS CHEQUE 1 Valuta
81
Historical Parallel
84
Transatlantic Review
93
Form and Matter
97
Rumors of Home
103
PARIS PILGRIMAGE 1 Examination Paper
109
Readings from the Lives of the Saints
110
ParisExpress
132
THE DEATH OF DADA 1 A Brief History of Dada
138
Discourse over a Grave
148
Case Record
157
ECHOES OF A SUICIDE 1 Letter Left on a Dressing Table
246
City of the Sun
253
The Revolution of the Word
272
To Die at the Right Time
282
NEW YEARS EVE
289
YEARS OF BIRTH
311
EDITORIAL APPENDICES
317
Epilogue to the 1934 Edition of Exiles Return
319
A Selective Chronology of Publications and Events Surrounding Exiles Return
333
A Tabular History of the Literary Life 19241949
345
A BRIEF INDEX
349
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Malcolm Cowley (18981989) a leadiing literary figure of his time, wrote numerous books of literary criticism, essays, and poetry.

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