Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin a Literary Life Shattered by Scandal. Barry Werth.

Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin a Literary Life Shattered by Scandal

Nan A. Talese, April 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #239761
ISBN: 0385494688



A provocative, unsettling look at the tragic consequences of America's 'need to punish' is seen through the life of Newton Arvin (1900-1963), one of our great literary critics, whose world was shattered by the virulent campaigns against homosexuals in the mid-20th century. Two 8-page photo inserts. First edition signed by the author on the title page. Shelf wear to dust jacket. Some small tears at top and bottom of spine of jacket.

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