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Townsend Ludington


The Hotel Childhood of John Dos Passos

A writer who draws on his own experiences for his fiction has first to understand their meaning for him. John Dos Passos was no exception. During his last two years as an undergraduate at Harvard from 1914 to 1916, he began to put his memories of ear [...]

A Major Biography of A Major (?) Poet

Dreams in the Mirror: A Biography of E. E. Cummings. By Richard S. Kennedy. Liveright. $19.95. It is important, in writing a biography, to remember that you are telling a story and that the problems of presenting the material are in many ways just [...]