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Carl Van Vechten

Edward G. Lueders

Carl Van Vechten

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Van Vechten, Carl, -- 1880-1964 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 148-152.

    Statementby Edward Lueders.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series -- TUSAS 74.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3543.A653 Z79
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756325M

    Carl Van Vechten (–) was a writer, photographer, and music critic famous for his popularization of African-American culture as portrayed in his novel, Nigger Heaven. Bruce Kellner is the biographer of Carl Van Vechten and the author of numerous books and articles on literature, art, and the theater. The letters of Gertrude Stein and Carl Van Vechten, by Gertrude Stein () 16 editions published between and in English and held .


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