Stephen Fender, 3 April 1980
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W.H. Allen, 408 pp., £7.95, November 1979, 0 491 02209 3Show More
The Americans: Fifty Letters from America on our Life and Times by Alistair Cooke.
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“... artist should wish to settle either in Paris or London.’ Then, of course, it was another matter. James, Whistler, Sargent, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Stephen Crane, Harold Frederick, Henry Harland of the Yellow Book, Pound, Eliot, Frost; from 1894 to 1914 it seems that all the crème, not to mention the avant garde, of American talent was centred on ...”