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Show More Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore by Linda Leavell.
Farrar, Straus, 455 pp., $18, September 2014, 978 0 374 53494 3Show More
“... 1929 the Dial ceased publication. Of the two owners, one was mad and the other, James Sibley Watson, a rich philanthropist, had new interests. Marianne, who wasn’t pleased, chose to describe the decision as ‘largely chivalry’ on their part: ‘I didn’t have time for work of my own,’ she told George Saintsbury, the English man of letters who’d ...”