Malcolm Cowley

Malcolm Cowley

Malcolm Cowley (August 24, 1898 – March 27, 1989) was an American literary critic and social historian, focusing mainly on the writers of the Lost Generation. His most famous work is Exile’s Return: A Narrative of Ideas.1

Works

Poetry

  • Blue Juniata (1929)
  • The Dry Season (1941)
  • Blue Juniata: A Life: Collected and New Poems (1985)

Non-fiction

  • Exile’s Return: A Narrative of Ideas (1934)
  • Exile’s Return: A Literary Odyssey of the 1920s (1951)
  • The Literary Situation (1954)
  • Black Cargoes: A History of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1518-1865 (1962)With Daniel Pratt Mannix
  • The Faulkner-Cowley File: Letters and Memoirs, 1944-1962 (1966)
  • Think Back on Us: A Contemporary Chronicle of the 1930s (1969)
  • A Many-Windowed House: Collected Essays on American Writers and American Writing (1970)
  • The Lesson of the Masters (1971)With Howard Hugo
  • A Second Flowering: Works and Days of the Lost Generation (1973)
  • And I Worked at the Writer’s Trade (1978)
  • The Dream of the Golden Mountains: Remembering the 1930s (1980)
  • The View from Eighty (1980)
  • The Flower and the Leaf (1985)
  • Unshaken Friend (1986)
  • The Selected Correspondence of Kenneth Burke and Malcolm Cowley, 1915-1981 (1988)
  • The Portable Malcolm Cowley (1990)
  • New England Writers and Writing (1996)

See also

External Links

References

1. “Malcolm Cowley.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 26, 2020.

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