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Josephine Herbst

by Elinor Langer

  • 27 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Northeastern University Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Herbst, Josephine, 1892-1969.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Radicals -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-363) and index.

      Statementby Elinor Langer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3515.E596 Z75 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 374 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages374
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1078242M
      ISBN 101555531830
      LC Control Number94001506
      OCLC/WorldCa29844127

      The Starched Blue Skies Of Spain by Josephine Herbst is a small, mostly overlooked gem of reportage/memoir from the Civil War in Spain. Originally written in as a long magazine piece for Saul Bellow’s new literary magazine, “The Noble Savage,” it is available in book form with three other pieces, as The Starched Blue Skies of Spain and other Memoirs, in several editions. Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (, Hardcover) USD THE DRUNKARDS WALK HOW RANDOMNESS RULES OUR LIVES HARDCOVER BOOK USD A preface to morals with a new introduction by Sidney Hook USD

      The Starched Blue Sky of Spain: And Other Memoirs by Josephine Herbst. Perennial. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Content Archive of Printed Periodicals and Books. Total Archive. Books Archive. Articles Archive. Josephine Herbst Archives. Josephine Herbst Archives.

      Pity Is Not Enough is a semi-autobiographical modernist novel by American author Josephine Herbst and the first book in her Trexler family trilogy. It is followed by The Executioner Waits (), and Rope of Gold (). The novels interrelate United States history from Reconstruction to the Great Depression with Herbst's family history, reflecting the ideological crises of the early.   JOSEPHINE HERBST By Elinor Langer. Illustrated. pp. Boston: Atlantic/Little Brown & Company. $ FOR understanding what it was like to .


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Josephine Herbst, by Elinor Langer (read 25 May ) This is an exceptionally well-written absorbing biography. Herbst was born 5 March in Sioux City, Iowa, and died in New York in She is buried in Graceland Cemetery in Sioux City.

I am not at all sure I ever heard of her before this book was published/5(3). Josephine Herbst, Josephine Herbst book Elinor Langer (read 25 May ) This is an exceptionally well-written absorbing biography. Herbst was born 5 March in Sioux City, Iowa, and died in New York in She is buried in Graceland Cemetery in Sioux City.

I am not at all sure I ever heard of her before this book was published/5(3). Josephine Herbst book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By the end of the s, radical novelist and journalist Josephine /5(3).

Josephine Herbst and Jean Garrigue clowning at Herbst’s Erwinna, PA house, But there should be no mystery about the inspiration behind The Animal Hotel. “For Josephine Herbst” reads the dedication. By the time the book was published, Herbst and Garrigue were no longer lovers, but they were still involved in others lives.

Get this from a library. Josephine Herbst. [Elinor Langer] -- "By the end of the s, radical novelist and journalist Josephine Herbst () was widely regarded as one of the most important women writers in America. Yet she died in almost total. Pity Is Not Enough "I'd rather fail in story writing than succeed in anything else," Josephine Herbst declared in The Iowa native's Trexler family trilogy, with Pity Is Not Enough as its first volume, shows clearly that Herbst in fact succeeded at storytelling.

Josephine Herbst book The book draws loosely on Herbst's family history, using Reconstruction's demise in Georgia to link the advance of free market. Maxwell Perkins was her editor. We are given a vivid sense of how her commitment to literature shaped her life.

Hers was a remarkable perspective, honed in remarkable times. We still live in a time that needs someone like Josephine Herbst to remind us of the uses of art and the meaning of a literary life.”—Diane Johnson.

There is a passage in an essay by Henry James—it occurs in the obituary article he wrote on “Dumas the Younger” in — which defines very exactly the feeling we are likely to experience when, at a certain age, we see the people we have known and who have meant a good deal to us pass away.

Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Books By Josephine Herbst All We still live in a time that needs someone like Josephine Herbst to remind us of the uses of art and the meaning of a literary life.”—Diane Johnson "A radical document, not just well-wrought reminiscence."—The Nation "Herbst, whose novels (the Trexler trilogy) and nonfiction were praised in the s, was.

Josephine Herbst. [Elinor Langer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elinor Langer. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: The Starched Blue Sky of Spain: And Other Memoirs by Josephine Herbst and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Explore books by Josephine Herbst with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Josephine Herbst books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. JOSEPHINE HERBST: The Story She Could Never Tell by Elinor Langer ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 7, An informative but oddly uninvolving and often irritating biography of novelist/journalist ""Josie"" Herbst--whose radical politics receive more clear-eyed treatment here.

Josephine Frey Herbst was an American radical journalist and novelist. She wrote proletarian novels conceived along the party line, in Marxist terms and described as a "subtle blend of art and propaganda. Looking for books by Josephine Herbst. See all books authored by Josephine Herbst, including The Starched Blue Sky Of Spain And Other Memoirs, and Pity Is Not Enough (Radical Novel Reconsidered), and more on Herbst, Josephine Frey () Extent linear feet.

Collection Number: MSC Repository: University of Iowa Special Collections: Summary: Novelist and journalist. Revised printers copy of Somewhere the Tempest Fell (), correspondence, clippings, book jackets, and a photograph. Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast.

Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine. Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst.

Three Radical Women Writers book. Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst. By Nora Ruth Roberts. Edition 1st Edition.

First Published eBook Published 4 July Pub. location New York. Imprint Routledge. The article reviews the book "The Executioner Waits," by Josephine Herbst.

The Great Depression. Miller, John E. // School Library Journal;Oct90, Vol. 36 Is p  Discover Pity Is Not Enough by Mary Ann Rasmussen, Josephine Herbst | and millions of other books available at Barnes & Noble.

Shop paperbacks, eBooks, and more! Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events HelpAuthor: Mary Ann Rasmussen.Pity Is Not Enough. Josephine Herbst AKA Josephine Frey Herbst Born: 5-Mar Birthplace: Sioux City, IA Died: Jan Location of death: New York City Cause of death: unspecified Gender [1] Letters discovered after her death are clear evidence of bisexuality or lesbianism.

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