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dream life of Balso Snell

Nathanael West

dream life of Balso Snell

by Nathanael West

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Published by Contact editions in Paris, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Nathanael West.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8334 D7 1931
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.l., 13-95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6761176M
LC Control Number31019679

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The Dream Life of Balso Snell () was described by one critic as "a fantasy about some rather scatological adventures of the hero in the innards of the Trojan horse." About the Author Nathanael West () was also the author of The Day of the Locust. Cool Million and Dream Life of Balso Snell. Expertly curated help for Cool Million and Dream Life of Balso Snell. Plus easy-to-understand solutions written by experts for thousands of other textbooks. *You will get your 1st month of Bartleby for FREE when you bundle with these textbooks where solutions are available ($ if sold separately.)Book Edition:

A pastiche of borrowings, The Dream Life of Balso Snell indicates West’s unfailing attraction to the violent, the perverse, the fantastical and the grotesque. It includes parodies of a number of writers, particularly Baudelaire, Huysmans and Joyce, and demonstrates West’s stylistic versatility as well as his capacity for : Alistair Wisker. The Dream Life of Balso Snell Nathanael West "West is still a satirist with few peers and no betters, and a writer of bleak, haunting power." embarking upon a dream within a dream. His journey through a mental jungle blends grandiose literary and religious allusions with erotic and scatological humor, as he encounters a contentious guide, a.


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Paris: Contact Editions, First Edition of the Author’s First Book. Copy number of an edition limited to numbered copies. Paperbound. Very good copy in printed wrappers with some minor darkening to the covers and a bit of edge wear and with a half inch chip at top of Rating: % positive.

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At Brown University in Rhode Island, he befriended legendary humorist S.J. Perelman—who later married West's sister—and drew cartoons and wrote surreal short stories, later compiled into the novel The Dream Life of Balso Snell (), which West completed while living in Paris after graduation.

In he changed his name to Nathanael West. The Dream Life of Balso Snell. First edition, first printing. Good+ condition. Clean pages. Nice condition overall. First edition, first printing. byNathanael Rating: % positive. Read “The Dream Life Of Balso Snell”, by Nathanael West online on Bookmate – Nathanael West was born Nathan Weinstein in New York City on October 17th.

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Next to Forever. La ladrona de libros. InNathanael published The Dream Life of Balso Snell, a novel conceived in college. He was by now friendly with such writers as William Carlos Williams and Dashiell Hammett. Although West had been writing since college, it was only at this job that he found enough time to write.

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