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Título: Your United States: Impressions of a First ...
Editorial: Harper & Brothers, New York
Año de publicación: 1912
Encuadernación: Hard Cover
Ilustrador: Illustrated by Frank Craig
Condición del libro: Very Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket
First Edition. Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges deckle. Illustrated with B&W plates. Enoch Arnold Bennett (1867-1931) was an English writer. He is best known as a novelist, but he also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film. This book, originally called "Those United States," and subtitled "Impressions of a First Visit," details Arnold Bennett's first journey (via a transatlantic steam ship) to the United States of America. . Volume shows mild wear and rubbing, head of spine slightly frayed, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. x, 192 pp. N° de ref. de la librería 24331
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Biografía del autor: Arnold Bennett is famous for his realistic novels about the Five Towns - the 'Five Towns' being the pottery towns of his youth. His virtuosity as a writer was his manner of depicting simple things and ordinary people in an intriguing way for the readers. He has a warm and kind understanding for his characters, particularly when describing the intricate details of their dreary routine lives. (Enoch) Arnold Bennett was born in Hanley, Staffordshire, in 1867. Arnold followed his father into the legal profession but at the age of 21, he decided to leave his father's firm and moved to London and worked as a solicitor's clerk. He won a literary competition in ""Tit Bits"" magazine in 1889 and in 1893 became assistant editor of the journal, Woman. He published his first essentially autobiographical novel The Man from the North in 1898. His best work is contained in his novels of the 'Five Towns' which include Anna of the Five Towns (1902), The Old Wives' Tale (1908), Clayhanger (1910), The Card (1911), Hilda Lessways (1911) and These Twain (1916). During the First World War, he became Director of Propaganda at the War Ministry. He refused a knighthood in 1918. In 1926, he began writing an influential weekly article on books for the Evening Standard newspaper.
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