Stephen Fender, 3 April 1980
Show More The London Yankees: Portraits of American Writers and Artists in England, 1894-1914 by Stanley Weintraub.
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.
Bodley Head, 323 pp., £5.95, October 1979, 0 370 30163 3Show More
“... avant garde, of American talent was centred on London. Well, not all: Dreiser, Eugene O’Neill, William Carlos Williams and Wallace Stevens (like Pound and his protégés, an early contributor to Poetry, Chicago) stayed behind; so did the group of young painters and photographers associated with Alfred Stieglitz’s quarterly Camera Work. Besides, it was ...”