The Awakening Twenties: A Memoir-History of a Literary Period. Literary History, Gorham Munson.

The Awakening Twenties: A Memoir-History of a Literary Period.

Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University, 1985. First Printing of the First US Edition. A Near Fine tight copy with light foxing to the top edge in a Fine bright dust jacket. This history offers an intimate look at the jazz age decade in the form of a first person narrative. The author writes of the period as a time of affrimation in the spirit of Whitman and Melville, a time of serious artistic accomplishment. Gorham Munson recounts his involvement in the roaring Twenties literary movement that involved the talents of such writers as John dos Passos, Kenneth Burke, Sherwood Anderson, Hart Crane, T.S. eliot, Scott Fitzgerald and H.L. Mencken. Item #22270

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