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peter Whiffle, his life and works.

Carl van Vechten

peter Whiffle, his life and works.

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Published by Knopf in (s.l.) .
Written in English

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      Book: Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works (novel) Book: Red: Papers on Musical Subjects: Collection: Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and CVV: Collection: Ronald Firbank: Essay: Sacred and Profane Memories: Collection: Spider Boy: A Scenario for a Moving Picture (novel) Book: The Blind Bow. Robert K. Massie was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and studied American history at Yale and European history at Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. He was president of the Authors Guild from to His books include Nicholas and Alexandra, Peter the Great: His Life and World (for which he won a Pulitzer Prize for biography), The Romanovs: The Final Chapter, Dreadnought 4/5(25).


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Bound by The Plimpton Press, Norwood, MassPages: Author Carl Van Vechten; Ralph Barton [Illustrator]. Title Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Collectible: Good. his life and works. book Type Hardcover. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf Inscription Signed by Author.

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He gained fame as a writer, and notoriety as well, for his novel Nigger his later years, he took up photography and took many portraits of notable mater: University of Chicago. Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works by Carl Van Vechten 14 ratings, average rating, 3 reviews Peter Whiffle Quotes Showing of 3 “Is a little experience too much to pay for learning to know oneself?”Cited by: 3.

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PETER WHIFFLE. His Life And Works. With the Original Decorated Slipcase. New York: Knopf, First edition thus. Hardcover. This edition is bound with Ralph Barton's celebrated map of Paris with the kind permission of the artist.

With 32 illustrations. Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works, Van Vechten's first novel, was published N*gger Heaven was published Brother died leaving him around six million dollars Pursued his third career as a photographer During World War 2: Volunteered as the Stage for Canteen Got an assistant named Saul Mauriber He died.

Love life: Married to Anna Snyder in England - Divorced in - Married actress Fania Marinoff - Assistant music critic on New York Times - Examined art form in Paris on leave of absence from his job on the NYT - Became well known in Harlem - Published many novels and essays until he discovered his love for photography.

› Find signed collectible books: 'Peter Whiffle, his life and works' More editions of Peter Whiffle, his life and works: Peter Whiffle, his life and works: ISBN (). Peter Whiffle his Life and Works 'The Blind Bow-Boy' ; The Tattooed Countess ; Excavations: A Book of Advocacies ; Spider boy: A scenario for a moving picture ; Parties ; Feathers ; Sacred and Profane Memories ; Keep a-inchin ’ Along: Selected Writings of Carl Van Vechten about Black Art and Letters At this time he began to write and he published several collections of his essays.

He published his first novel, "Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works" in He became very interested in the lives of black artists and writers. He was a frequent visitor to Harlem and used these experiences to write "Nigger Heaven" which he published in Carl Van Vechten Biography - - Carl Van Vechten Biography and List of Works - Carl Van Vechten Books COVID Update Ap Biblio is open and shipping orders.

His elegant, sophisticated novels, Peter Whiffle, His Life and Works (), The Tattooed Countess (), and Nigger Heaven (), were very popular. He also wrote extensively on music and published an autobiography, Sacred and Profane Memories (), following which he vowed to write no more and to devote his time to photography.

It is a list of novels & short story collections by American authors published in There are 8 Pulitzer Prize winners as well as works by Nobel Prize winners Faulkner, Hemingway and Sinclair Lewis. (As before, if a book icon didn't exist in the database I created its.

See also The Homoerotic Photography of Carl Van Vechten by James Smalls (). Wife: Anna Elizabeth Snyder (m.div. ) Wife: Fania Marinoff (m. until his death) University: University of Chicago () The New York Times Music Critic () Author of books: Peter Whiffle, His Life and Works (, novel) The Tattooed Countess Born: this is a very good condition peter whiffle his life and works by carl van vechten.

this is the edition with a special slip case and the map of paris by ralph barton on the book covers. the slip case has both ends open and has some tanning and edge wear. Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works, Van Vechten's first novel, was published in Van Vechten became very interested in promoting black artists and writers.

He was an avid collector of ephemera and books pertaining to black arts and letters and a frequent visitor to Harlem. Combine/separate works. Carl Van Vechten; Carl Van Vechten (primary author only) Author division. Carl Van Vechten is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes. Carl Van Vechten is composed of 9 names. You can examine and separate out names. THE LIFE OF PETER. The first glimpse we had of him was when Andrew called him.

He was first called as a disciple, not as an apostle. The second call •was when he was called to the work of the ministry. The next glimpse we had was related in. the 5th chapter of the Gospel of Luke, when the Lord spoke to the people the words of God from the. Learn all about the books or (magazines) published by BiblioLife an Imprint of BiblioLife, that are by or about people of African descent Learn About 1 Books Published by BiblioLife an Imprint of BiblioLife @aalbc.

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I have a number of Van Vechten books as an extension of my James Branch Cabell collection. But the only ones I've read are Excavations: A Book of Advocacies (essays on neglected or quirky literature), and part of Peter Whiffle in which Cabell is a minor character.

Firecrackers was dedicated to Cabell. Between and Knopf published seven novels by Van Vechten, starting with Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works and ending with Parties. Van Vechten was interested in black writers and artists, and knew and promoted many of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, including Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, and Wallace Thurman.

His early reviews are collected in Interpreters and Interpretations ( and ) and Excavations: A Book of Advocacies (). His first novel, Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works (), a first-person account of the salon and bohemian culture of New York and Paris and clearly drawn from Van Vechten's own experiences, was immensely popular.

He authored numerous books including, Music After the Great War (), The Tiger in the House (), Peter Whiffle: His Life and Works (), The Blind-Bow Boy (), The Tattooed Countess (), Firecrackers (), Nigger Heaven (), Spider Boy (), Parties (), and Sacred and Profane Memories (), most of which were.

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Pdf Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. 1st Edition. 8 by pdf inches on his Stationary, 6 lines to the book seller (Walter) ing if James (Baldwin) had written a play and "if he minds being photographed".fully a number of ink corrections and a few words in Holograph at bottom.

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