Married To Genius

by Jeffrey Meyers
Married To Genius
  • ISBN-13: 9781904915096
  • Author(s): Jeffrey Meyers
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Southbank Publishing
  • Imprint: Southbank Publishing
  • Publication Date: 01-05-2005
  • Format: p/b

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Considers the emotional and artistic commitment in the marriages of nine modern writers: Tolstoy. Shaw, Conrad, Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, D.H. Lawrence, Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald. Each of them acknowledged the claims of ordinary life and believed that marriage provided their most profound personal relationship. They found in marriage a stronghold of affection that encouraged and tested their capacity, an antidote to the modern fear of alienation, and a strengthening bond that was deeply valuable.
About the book

Considers the emotional and artistic commitment in the marriages of nine modern writers: Tolstoy. Shaw, Conrad, Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, D.H. Lawrence, Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald. Each of them acknowledged the claims of ordinary life and believed that marriage provided their most profound personal relationship. They found in marriage a stronghold of affection that encouraged and tested their capacity, an antidote to the modern fear of alienation, and a strengthening bond that was deeply valuable.