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By Glenway Wescott,Jerry Rosco

Charm, wit, compassion, knowledge, literature, nature, intercourse, humor, politics, sorrow, love: those subject matters fill the overdue magazine pages of enigmatic American author Glenway Wescott. From humble beginnings on a bad Wisconsin farm, Wescott went directly to examine on the college of Chicago, narrowly continue to exist the Spanish flu pandemic, and at last come to be an influential poet and novelist. a huge determine within the American literary expatriate neighborhood in Paris in the course of the Nineteen Twenties and a widespread American novelist within the years prime as much as international struggle II, he spent a decade dwelling out of the country prior to moving completely to ny and New Jersey along with his accomplice, Museum of recent paintings courses director and curator Monroe Wheeler.

            jointly they combined with such highbrow and artistic greats as Jean Cocteau, Colette, George Platt Lynes, Paul Cadmus, Somerset Maugham, Christopher Isherwood, Marianne Moore, W. H. Auden, Truman Capote, Joseph Campbell, and ratings of different luminaries. throughout the moment half his existence, Wescott wrote nonfiction essays and labored for the Academy Institute of Arts and Letters, all of the whereas maintaining journals during which he recorded the studies that fostered his love of lifestyles, literature, the humanities, and humanity. A Heaven of Words seems to be again on Wescott's complete interesting lifestyles and divulges the riveting narrative of his final decades.

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