❮Reading❯ ➷ Norman Mailer: The Last Romantic ➯ Author Carl Rollyson – Tbjewellers.co.uk Carl Rollyson was Norman Mailer s first literary biographer to draw on unpublished letters and manuscripts as well as on interviews with the writer s friends and foes Rollyson provides a full account Carl Rollyson was Norman Mailer s The Last PDF ↠ first literary biographer to draw on unpublished letters and manuscripts as well as on interviews with the writer s friends and foes Rollyson provides a full account of Mailer s college years, especially his fear of being drafted Here are the sources of Mailer s mental crisis in the s that led to the stabbing Norman Mailer: Epub / of his second wife, Adele The Lives of Norman Mailer gets at the sources of Mailer s obsession with violence while also portraying a major literary figure in the making, from his fabulous debut war novel, The Naked and the Dead to his final bid for literary fame, The Castle in the Forest, a brooding foray into th century evil via an account of Adolf Hitler s early life A final chapter rounds out a penetrating account of Mailer s final two decades of productivity which yielded books as various as a controversial biography of Picasso and a philosophical dialogue on the nature of God.
Carl Rollyson, Professor of Journalism at The Last PDF ↠ Baruch College, The City University of New York, has publishedthan forty books ranging in subject matter from biographies of Marilyn Monroe, Lillian Hellman, Martha Gellhorn, Norman Mailer, Rebecca West, Susan Sontag, and Jill Craigie to studies of American culture, genealogy, children s biography, film, and literary criticism He has authoredthan articles on American and Norman Mailer: Epub / European literature and history His work has been reviewed in newspapers such as The New York Times and the London Sunday Telegraph and in journals such as American Literature and the Dictionary of Literary Biography For four years he wrote a weekly column, On Biography, for The New York Sun and was President of the Rebecca West Society His play, THAT WOMAN REBECCA WEST REMEMBERS, has been produced at Theatresource in New York City Rollyson is currently researching a biography of Amy Lowell awarded a We the People NEH grant Hollywood Enigma Dana Andrews, a biography of Dana Andrews is forthcoming in September from University Press of Mississippi His biography, American Isis The Life and Death of Sylvia Plath will Norman Mailer: The Last Romantic Kindle ß Mailer: The be published in February , the fiftieth anniversary of her death His reviews of biography appear regularly in The Wall Street Journal, The Minneapolis Star Tribune, The Raleigh News Observer, The Kansas City Star, and The PDF Reader for the Connected World New Criterion He is currently advisory editor for the Hollywood Legends series published by the University Press of Mississippi He welcomes queries from those interested in contributing to the series Read his column, Biographology, that appears every two weeks at bibliobuffet.
- 424 pages
- Norman Mailer: The Last Romantic
- Carl Rollyson
- 22 April 2019 Carl Rollyson