Tag Archives: Paris in the Twenties

Social Trust

It was the graduate work at Duke long ago – the major in Early Eighteen Century British Literature and the minor in Early Twentieth Century American Literature – that led to the suggestion from many to go see that Woody … Continue reading

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The Burden of Manliness

Sometimes you get lucky. There was that draft lottery held in December 1969, for all men of draft age born in 1944 to 1950 – and it was pretty simple. The days of the year were numbered from 1 to … Continue reading

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Running in Place for No Reason

It’s endemic to English majors. You know you were born too late. You were supposed to have been hanging around Paris in the twenties, nodding politely to Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, Sherwood Anderson, John Dos Passos, John … Continue reading

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