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Literary Feuds

Literary Feuds

A Century of Celebrated Quarrels- from Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe

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Published by MJF Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8673782M
ISBN 101567316816
ISBN 109781567316810
OCLC/WorldCa60705284

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LITERARY FEUDS, Anthony Arthur applies a fine formulaic approach to his subjects. He introduces them (some better than others), deduces the catalyst for their quarrel and shares a few fun bon mots along the way. It's an interesting subject. The main problem is that a little Us Weekly would have gone a long way to making the book more. Great Literary Feuds Was recently discussing with a friend the famous Hemingway/Faulkner feud. What elevates literary feuds over your ordinary Hatfield vs. McCoy type disputes, we agreed, is the quality of the epigrams.

  What is so splendid about a great literary feud is the way it reveals the gap between our image of what writers are — beings endowed with sensitivity and wisdom far beyond that of most people 5/5.   Home / Books / For the love of books: stories of literary lives, banned books, author feuds, extraordinary characters, and more. By Graham Tarrant Added Novem A light-hearted book about books and the people who write them for all lovers of literature. Do you know: Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning?


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Reading "Literary Feuds" was fun as it made several great writers seem like regular human beings who just happen to write books. It was like very upscale celebrity gossip, really.

While it was a fun read, I did think that at times the writing of the book was a /5. Anthony Arthur presents eight literary feuds in chronological order: Mark Twain and Bret Harte, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein, Sinclair Lewis and Theodore Dreiser, Edmund Wilson and Vladimir Nabokov, C.P.

Snow and F.R. Leavis, Lillian Hellman and Mary Mccarthy, Truman Capote and Gore Vidal, and Tom Wolfe and John Updike/5(14). Literary Feuds A Century of Celebrated Quarrels--from Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe (Book): Arthur, Anthony: Baker & TaylorProfiles eight rivalries between famous writers that offer insight into the means they resorted to in order to defame and compromise each other, in a volume that considers the tensions between Gore Vidal and Truman Capote, Sinclair Lewis and Theodore.

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Below are some of literature’s greatest knock-em-down, drag-em-out fights to make you feel better about your own family troubles. Literary feuds, quirky factoids behind your favorite books and authors, tons of triviaeven if youre fairly knowledgeable about the behind the Being a booklover (like presumably everyone on GR) I found this book to be a delight of random information pertaining to all aspects of literary world/5.

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Literary Feuds of By Rachel Aron s. and feisty debates that have helped keep Page-Turner’s daily book-news roundups interesting over the past year. they are proof that the literary Author: Rachel Arons.

These are feuds on literary subjects, undertaken in a literary manner, but they don’t rise to the status of “literary feuds,” the subject of so much fascination.

A true example of the type requires the participation of at least two literary figures, however that might be defined. Henry Fielding and Samuel Richardson, Vladimir Nabokov and Author: Michael Lapointe. Writers’ feuds: virtuosos of the art of insult. Enmity between literary giants can often be vicious but also entertaining by its very nature, as Richard Bradford’s new book, ‘Literary Rivals.

Yesterday, an article by Guardian and Observer Books Editor Claire Armistead rekindled our interest in one of the literary world’s most notorious feuds. In her detailing of Richard Ford’s run-in’s down through the years with those authors who, in the pages of the New York Times, have been less-than-complimentary about his books, Armistead considered Ford’s Author: Book Marks.

Readable, engaging look at memorable fights among (mostly) 20th-century literary personalities. Fulbright scholar Arthur (The Tailor King,etc.) maintains a lively enthusiasm in examining conflict among prickly literary lions, believing that these episodes address the “paradoxical relationship between these writers’ lives and their works.”Author: Anthony Arthur.

Get this from a library. Literary feuds: a century of celebrated quarrels from Mark Twain to Tom Wolfe. [Anthony Arthur] -- Profiles eight rivalries between famous writers that offer insight into the means they resorted to in order to defame and compromise each other, such as the tensions between Gore Vidal and Truman.

The link below is to an article that takes a look at 25 of the ‘best’ feuds between more visit. A literary feud to end all literary feuds: the Going West books festival Steve Braunias | Books Editor Spinoff Review of Books literary editor Steve Braunias reports from the weekend’s Going Author: Steve Braunias.

When the Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul shook hands with the novelist Paul Theroux at a book festival in the Welsh town of Hay-on-Wye last weekend, one of the longest-running feuds in the literary.

'As usual, words fail him': 20 great literary feuds. No one wields a well-turned insult like a professional writer. As there's nothing more fun 5/5.