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Miss Lonelyhearts ; &, The day of the locust

Nathanael West

Miss Lonelyhearts ; &, The day of the locust

by Nathanael West

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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe day of the locust.
Statementby Nathanael West.
The Physical Object
Pagination 185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23777683M

Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust (Paperback) Book listings on our website do not always reflect the current availability of books on our store shelves. Check a book's in-store availability beneath the "add to cart" button. Or to be certain that a book you've found on our website is also here on our shelves, feel free to call us at Miss Lonelyhearts & The Day of the Locust (Paperback) By Nathanael West, Jonathan Lethem (Introduction by) $ During his years in Hollywood West wrote The Day of the Locust, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in Brooklyn and Maine.

  First published in , Miss Lonelyhearts was critically acclaimed, but when its publisher went bankrupt it was taken out of circulation, and West made almost no money from the book. West's final book, The Day of the Locust focuses on the fringes of Hollywood. Tod Hackett, late of Yale, designs sets for movies.4/5(1).   First published in , MISS LONELYHEARTS remains one of the most shocking works of 20th Century American literature, as unnerving as a glob of black bile vomited up at a church social, empty, blasphemous, and DAY OF THE LOCUST is the best known of West's works, and presents the story of a Hollywood art designer as he drifts through the 5/5(5).

  Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust by Nathanael West. Highly recommended. Miss Lonelyhearts, set on the East Coast in New York City, and The Day of the Locust, set on the West Coast in Hollywood, are the two grim but brilliant gems of Nathanael West's too-brief writing career/5. Editions for Miss Lonelyhearts / The Day of the Locust: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Editi Cited by:


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Miss Lonelyhearts (), which West envisioned as "a novel in the form of a comic strip," tells of an advice-to-the-lovelorn columnist who becomes tragically embroiled in the desperate lives of his readers.

The Day of the Locust () is West's great dystopian Hollywood novel based on his experiences at the seedy fringes of the movie by:   NATHANAEL WEST () published four novels -- The Dream Life of Balso Snell (), Miss Lonelyhearts (), A Cool Million (), and The Day of the Locust ().

West said that 'an artist can afford to be anything but dull'. He died almost unknown in a car crash at the age of thirty-seven.3/5(5). Both Miss Lonelyhearts and The Day of the Locust are well written books with carefully drawn characters.

They are not uplifting, and come from the pen of a man whose life was a bit tortured as reflected in the bio of him in the introduction to the s: Miss Lonelyhearts & the Day of the Locust Paperback – January 1, by Nathanael West (Author)/5(4).

Miss Lonelyhearts was made into multiple movies and even an opera; Day of the Locust was made into a movie and was later dubbed one of the best books of the 20th century.

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Set in New York during the Depression and probably West's most powerful work, Miss Lonelyhearts concerns a nameless man assigned to produce a /5(3).

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Miss Lonelyhearts  — compared by Flannery O’Connor to Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying  — is about a newspaper reporter assigned to write the agony column, but, caught up in a vision of suffering, he seeks a way out (through art, sex, religion), only to be rebuffed at every turn by his cynical editor Shrike.

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