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The Feud

Vladimir Nabokov, Edmund Wilson, and the End of a Beautiful Friendship

The Feud( )
Author: Beam, Alex
ISBN:978-1-101-87022-8
Publication Date:Dec 2016
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania. In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov was a near-penniless Russian exile seeking asylum in the States. Wilson became a mentor to Nabokov, introducing him to every editor of note, assigning him book reviews for The New Republic, engineering a Guggenheim Fellowship. Their...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Russian & Former Soviet Union
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.5 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds



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