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The Last Romantic: A Life of Max Eastman

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Poet and Journalist, Max Eastman is perhaps the most famous example of an American intellectual who during his life moved across the entire political spectrum. This reexamination of his career and his place in history reveals the dynamics behind his several careers and political transformations, offering new insight into one of the most influential writers of this century. ...more
Paperback, 360 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Transaction Publishers (first published September 1978)
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Talmadge Walker
Occasionally snarky, but it covers a snarky period. Good overview of the life of Max Eastman, applauding his early anti-Stalinism without excusing the later support of McCarthy. Reveals the personal warts without making them the focus.
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