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The Lady with the Borzoi

Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire

The Lady with the Borzoi( )
Author: Claridge, Laura
ISBN:978-0-374-70973-0
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Ebook
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The untold story of Blanche Knopf, the singular woman who helped define American literature

Left off her company's fifth anniversary tribute but described by Thomas Mann as "the soul of the firm," Blanche Knopf began her career when she founded Alfred A. Knopf with her husband in 1915. With her finger on the pulse of a rapidly changing culture, Blanche quickly became a driving force behind the firm.

A conduit to the literature of Langston Hughes and the Harlem...
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Claridge, Laura (Author)
Laura Claridge is the author of a biography of painter Tamara De Lempicka as well as books on British Romanticism, Modernism, gender, and psychoanalytic theory. A popular international lecturer, she was professor of English literature at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, for eleven years. She lives in New York City.

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