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James Gould Cozzens.

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cozzens, James Gould, 1903- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 163-166.

    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series,, TUSAS 237
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3505.O99 Z77
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5423070M
    ISBN 10080570163X
    LC Control Number73017017

    He met Sylvia Bernice Baumgarten, a literary agent with Brandt & Kirkpatrick, whom he married at city hall in New York City on Decem and who successfully edited and marketed his booksThe Just and the Unjust written by James Gould Cozzens was first published in James Gould Cozzens was awarded Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in His novel By Love Possessed became a surprise success, with 34 weeks on The New York Times Best Seller list, rating #1 on Septem , three weeks after its releaseHis last novel, Morning, Noon and Night, was published in , but it sold poorlyShe was his apparent antithesis — Jewish and a liberal Democrat — but their marriage lasted successfully until both died in More on Wikipedia.


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Cozzens was a master of language who seemed to do a lot of writing for writing's sake in By Love Possessed. This is a rewarding novel, if you are willing to put in the conscientious work required to read it. This includes consulting the dictionary quite a by: 8. Guard of Honor, a Pulitzer Prize winner by James Gould Cozzens is a wonderful, leisurely read.

It is social commentary set on an Air Force base in World War II. With subtly and nuanced observations, it looks at racism, gender roles, and personality differences/5. By Love Possessed book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. By Love Possessed. By Love Possessed book.

Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. About James Gould Cozzens. James Gould Cozzens 15 followers Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for Guard of Honor in Books by James Gould Cozzens/5.

by James Gould Cozzens ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 2, With The Last Adam Cozzens reached best seller ranks. This new novel, published three years later, shows the same in-seeing quality, the same ability to present his main character for what he is, with no judicial prerogative of the creator to weigh his virtues and his vices, his essential.

InPulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens published the novel By Love Possessed, which took the literary world by storm. Glowing reviews poured in: from Harper’s, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Time Magazine.

It was called the best book of the year, and even the best book of its generation. Backward, ever backward, through sentences which sinuously, sonorously curl around parenthetical phrases and elliptical clauses, "vagariously" winds this retrospective of the life of Henry Dodd Worthington as now through "experience's actual disorder and inconsecutiveness" he tries to reconcile himself as he was (sufficiently remote to elicit a third person referral) with the.

Please see any and all photos connected with this listing. The dustjacket is a bit scuffed but all pages intact and legible.

Clean. No store stamps. Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town. James Gould Cozzens was born on Augin Chicago, Illinois.

He attended Kent Prep School and later Harvard University in He married Sylvia Bernice Baumgarten in Cozzens won the Pulitzer Prize for Guard of James Gould Cozzens. book () and was a prolific writer, penning The Just and Unjust (), By Loved Possessed (), and others.

He conducted much of. Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War--essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century." James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in Cited by: 6.

Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War—essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century." James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in The novel balances a vast cast of intricately enmeshed characters as they react over Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

By love possessed: a condensation of the book by James Gould Cozzens 1 edition - first published in Download DAISY. Borrow Listen. Guard of Honor by James Gould Cozzens 1 edition - first published in Download DAISY. Borrow Listen. The last Adam by James Gould. Red cloth covered boards with James Gould Cozzens' signature in gilt on the front cover and gilt titles on a black panel on the spine.

Book condition good, front outer edge faded, back lower outer edge dirty, corners rubbed, Contents clean.

Castaway proves why James Gould Cozzens deserves a much higher place in the American literary pantheon.

(He had no use for the New York critics, so they in turn had no use for him.) Castaway is a novella about a man adrift in a mammoth department store as the only survivor of an unspecified catastrophe.5/5(4).

James Gould Cozzens During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.

Over the first two days, Cozzens masterfully lays. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Get this from a library. James Gould Cozzens. [Granville Hicks] -- This pamphlet contains a brief biography of James Gould Cozzens and was published prior to his death in   James Gould Cozzens - 40 works Add another.

Most Editions | First Published | Most Recent. Showing all works by author. Would you like to see only ebooks. 1 2 Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Fiction, World War,American Written works: By Love Possessed, Guard of Honor, The Last Adam.

National Book Foundation > Author > James Gould Cozzens. James Gould Cozzens Finalist, National Book Awards. More about this author > Full Honors. FICTION FINALIST National Book Awards > About the book. By Love Possessed ISBN Harcourt, Brace and Company. More about this book > FICTION FINALIST.

James Gould Cozzens THE JUST AND THE UNJUST Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Harcourt Brace & Company Very Good+ in a Very good corner-clipped dust jacket, in all four corners.

Edge wear to front and rear panels. Book of the Month club slip laid Rating: % positive. Tag archive for James Gould Cozzens. Reviews Time magazine, 25 October Most so-called serious novelists have an ax to grind, a true bill to find, a point of view that they want to uphold regardless of how many opposing points of view.

James Gould Cozzens -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. James Gould Cozzens Published by Salem Press, Inc. The carefully crafted novels of James Gould Cozzens (CUHZ-uhnz) marked a course for twentieth century American fiction against which the novels.

James Gould Cozzens might best be characterized as a writer’s writer. His work has traditionally been praised more highly by fellow writers and editors than it has by critics or book buyers. Men at War Guard of Honor.

by James Gould Cozzens. Harcourt, Brace. $ The slice of life or the cross-section has been used by novelists to give a balanced and objective view of a world too often subject to distortion because of faulty vision or special pleading.

The Paperback of the By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help it is a long book with an enlarged vocabulary that might drive one to a dictionary from time to time, but as the author of the Introduction claims "sixty odd words in 5/5(1).

James Gould Cozzens was the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guard of Honor, and By Love Possessed. Biographical fast facts Date, time and place of birth: Augat p.m., Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. By Love Possessed, by James Gould Cozzens (read 17 Nov ) This book was the beneficiary of tremendous hype in its day.

I read it with some appreciation, though I shamefacedly confess that my only present memory of the reading is of a sexual frustration the central character endured on an occasion!/5(5). Cozzens, James Gould GUARD OF HONOR Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hardcover New York Harcourt Brace.

Very Good in a Good dust jacket. 2 inch chip to spine heel, 2 inch+ tear to top front panel. 1 inch open tear to top rear panel on spine Rating: % positive. No serious reevaluation of Cozzens’s work, which this book was intended to stir, ever came about.

In a more just world, James Gould Cozzens would be accorded a volume in the Library of America, the recently established series of American classics for a general audience. Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War--essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century."James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in /5(19).

James Gould Cozzens. B.J. Brimmer Company, - Aristocracy (Social class) - pages. 0 Reviews. This is the story of an aristocratic woman, Cerise D'Atrée, daughter of a French father and an English mother, as she attends school in Europe seeking an outlet for her talents and searching for sustaining values.

Preview this book. 3, words. James Gould Cozzens Guard of Honor New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, After some prodding, I was finally persuaded by a friend to read Guard of Honor, a book about military life by James Gould s was a member of the American WASP elite and was descended from one the governors of Rhode Island during the Civil War.

James Gould Cozz words, approx. 43 pages Biography EssayJames Gould Cozzens was a private man and (as a writer) a professional who believed that his time was best spent in writing, in the perfecting and mastering of his craft.

James Gould Cozzens (kŭz´ənz), –78, American novelist, b. Chicago. His novels usually concern upper-middle-class professional men who are faced with moral dilemmas that require compromising their ideals.

All Cozzens's works are characterized by meticulous craftsmanship and an objective, almost clinical style. James Gould Cozzens, (born Aug. 19,Chicago—died Aug. 9,Stuart, Fla., U.S.), American novelist, whose writings dealt with life in middle-class America.

Cozzens grew up on Staten Island, N.Y., graduated from the Kent (Conn.) School (), and attended Harvard University for two years. In a year of teaching in Cuba he accumulated background material for.

James Gould Cozzens: | | | |James Gould Cozzens| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. When James Gould Cozzens died on 9 Augusthis literary career had spanned 13novels and 54 years, and his dedication to his craft had produced a body of fiction unsurpassed in its fidelity to life and in hard intelligence.

Yet, the brilliant body of work by this master American novelist has elicited little critical attention. James Gould Cozzens, Writer: Matinee Theatre.

James Gould Cozzens was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who, in an earlier age when novelists were taken far more serious than they are in the 21st Century, made the bestseller lists despite having a difficult, off-putting literary style.

Born into an affluent family in Chicago on AugCozzens was the great-grandson Occupation: Writer. Guard of Honor: : James Gould Cozzens: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists /5(19).

For distinguished fiction published in book form during the year by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, Five hundred dollars ($). Guard of Honor, by James Gould Cozzens (Harcourt) Share: Twitter Facebook Email. Winners in Fiction. James Gould Cozzens was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist who, in an earlier age when novelists were taken far more serious than they are in the 21st Century, made the bestseller lists despite having a difficult, off-putting literary style.James Gould Cozzens () was born in Chicago and studied at the Kent School in Connecticut and at Harvard University.

He left Harvard to devote his full time to writing, and over time his career was distinguished by critical and popular success.