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Terrible Honesty

Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s

by Ann Douglas

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages606
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Open LibraryOL7424353M
ISBN 100374524629
ISBN 109780374524623

Douglas, borrowing the words of Raymond Chandler, labels the s an age of "terrible honesty." American writers, artists, and thinkers were determined to shatter the preconceptions of a stable social order through their embrace of the primitive, the wild, the sexual, and the violent. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the s by Ann Douglas (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at .

The importance of "Terrible Honesty" lies not in the information she has gathered about the s -- among the most written- about years in our nation's history -- but in the way Douglas fuses and. Oct 16,  · 14 Classic Works of Literature Hated By Famous Authors "I got a little bored after a time. I mean, the road seemed to be awfully long.".

Ann Douglas of Columbia University titles her new book Terrible Honesty ; she is referring to New York City in the decade of the s. Jan 06,  · The first major section of Douglas' text sets out her notion of "terrible honesty." Douglas points out, for example, that the X-Ray first came into wide use in the s and explains how this was an apt metaphor for the growing interest in exposing the deepest structures of the human psyche.


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Terrible Honesty is the biography of a decade, a portrait of the soul of a generation - based on the lives and work of more than a hundred men and women. About the Author: Ann Douglas has taught American Studies at Harvard, Princeton, and Columbia University, where she is now professor of English and Comparative Literature.4/5().

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