The Resource February House, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)

February House, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)

Label
February House
Title
February House
Statement of responsibility
Sherill Tippins
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
February House is the uncovered story of an extraordinary experiment in communal living, one involving young but already iconic writers -- and the country's best-known burlesque performer -- in a house at 7 Middagh Street in Brooklyn during 1940 and 1941. It was a fevered yearlong party fueled by the appetites of youth and by the shared sense of urgency to take action as artists in the months before America entered the war.In spite of the sheer intensity of life at 7 Middagh, the house was for its residents a creative crucible. Carson McCullers's two masterpieces, The Member of the Wedding and The Ballad of the Sad Cafe, were born, bibulously, in Brooklyn. Gypsy Rose Lee, workmanlike by day, party girl by night, wrote her book The G-String Murders in her Middagh Street bedroom. Auden -- who along with Britten was being excoriated at home in England for absenting himself from the war -- presided over the house like a peevish auntie, collecting rent money and dispensing romantic advice. And yet all the while he was composing some of the most important work of his career.Sherill Tippins's February House, enlivened by primary sources and an unforgettable story, masterfully recreates daily life at the most fertile and improbable live-in salon of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tippins, Sherill
Dewey number
  • 810.9/974723/09044
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • McCullers, Carson
  • Auden, W. H.
  • Britten, Benjamin
  • Bowles, Jane
  • Lee, Gypsy Rose
  • Bowles, Paul
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Literary landmarks
  • Communal living
  • Authors, American
  • Authors, English
  • Electronic books
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
February House, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544987364
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12017724
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017724
System control number
MWT12017724
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
February House, Sherill Tippins, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544987364
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12017724
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12017724
System control number
MWT12017724
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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