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White Logic John William Crowley

White Logic

John William Crowley

Published November 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780870239441
Paperback
216 pages
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There are no second acts in American lives. F. Scott Fitzgeralds famous pronouncement, an epitaph for his own foreshortened career, points to a pattern of imaginative blight common among writers of the Lost Generation. As John W. Crowley shows inMoreThere are no second acts in American lives. F. Scott Fitzgeralds famous pronouncement, an epitaph for his own foreshortened career, points to a pattern of imaginative blight common among writers of the Lost Generation. As John W. Crowley shows in this study, excessive drinking was a crucial influence on the frequently diminished fortunes of these writers. Indeed, the modernists - especially the men - were a decidedly drunken lot.