The gentle Americans, 1864-1960 : biography of a breed / Helen Howe.


1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, 1965.

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Subjects Authors, American -- Correspondence.
Authors, American.
Boston (Mass.) -- Intellectual life.
Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960.
Intellectual life.
Massachusetts -- Boston.
Nationalcharakter.
USA.
Description xix, 458 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-446) and index.
Contents 1. That most engaging youth--the gallant and genial DeWolfe: Mark Howe of Boston ; The Bristol way ; I had never seen a Unitarian ; tragicomic and triangular ; The little world of Boston letters -- 2. Boston--the place and the people: We were neither long-tailed nor short ; Callers ; Presences ; All the dear people ; The mighty maidens ; Voices -- 3. The underground spring that fed you all: Mother--the principle of resistance to Boston ; The articulate Quincys ; Cotuit--the calm of the oyster beds. Mother and Father--as mother and father ; A general calamity -- 4. Old age is like another country: A father and a daughter ; Sitting in the lap of friendship ; The flower and the fruit of a man ; The old men ; The passenger.
Genre Records and correspondence.
Geographic Area n-us-ma
Network Numbers (OCoLC)391720
(OCoLC)ocm00391720
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WorldCat Identities Howe, Helen, 1905-1975.
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