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James Gould Cozzens

Harry J. Mooney

James Gould Cozzens

novelist of intellect.

by Harry J. Mooney

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

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  • Cozzens, James Gould.

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    Open LibraryOL14599918M

      James Gould Cozzens - 40 works Add another? Most Editions | First Published | Most Recent. Showing all works by author. Would you like to see only ebooks? 1 2 Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Fiction, World War, , American Written works: By Love Possessed, Guard of Honor, The Last Adam.   Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War—essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century." James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in The novel balances a vast cast of intricately enmeshed characters as they react over the course of three tense Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

      To that end Mr. Bruccoli previously edited ''A James Gould Cozzens Reader'' as well as a collection of retrospective essays on the novelist, and he now offers the first full-length biography. There's faint flavor of The Last Adam (Cozzen's best book, in this reader's opinion), more in the sureness of his understanding of the undercurrents of village thought and way of life than in character. The setting is a county seat during a murder trial; the characters are primarily the lawyers on the case, with the ramifications of their families, and with but slight touching upon the.

    Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War--essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century." James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in Cited by: 6. To anyone whose memory of James Gould Cozzens' earlier work is still green, it it welcome news that, after too long an interval, there is another book from him. Just as each of those books was sharply individual, so this one stands alone, on its own merits. He has done what, to most of us, would have seemed an impossible achievement.


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James Gould Cozzens has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. James Gould Cozzens’s most popular James Gould Cozzens book is Guard of Honor. Cozzens was a master of language who seemed to do a lot of writing for writing's sake in By Love Possessed.

This is a rewarding novel, if you are willing to put in the conscientious work required to read it. This includes consulting the dictionary quite a by: 8. James Gould Cozzens is the author of Guard of Honor ( avg rating, ratings, 54 reviews, published ), By Love Possessed ( avg rating, /5.

Guard of Honor is a neglected masterpiece that stands comparison with the greatest novels of the Second World War--essayist Noel Perrin deemed it "probably the best war novel of the twentieth century." James Gould Cozzens's Guard of Honor won the Pulitzer Prize in The novel balances a vast cast of intricately enmeshed characters as they react over the course of three tense days in Cited by: 6.

By Love Possessed [James Gould Cozzens] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. By Love Possessed: James Gould Cozzens: : Books Skip to main content/5(16). Guard of Honor, a Pulitzer Prize winner by James Gould Cozzens is a wonderful, leisurely read. It is social commentary set on an Air Force base in World War II.

With subtly and nuanced observations, it looks at racism, gender roles, and personality differences/5. Please see any and all photos connected with this listing. The dustjacket is a bit scuffed but all pages intact and legible.

Clean. No store stamps. Pulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens examines the ways in which freedom under the law operates in a democracy when a murder trial dominates the life of a small town.

Castaway book. Read 12 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this short novel Mr. Cozzens has constructed a modern parable of the Ro /5. By Love Possessed book. Read 15 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

By Love Possessed. Books by James Gould Cozzens/5. To anyone whose memory of James Gould Cozzens' earlier work is still green, it it welcome news that, after too long an interval, there is another book from him. Just as each of those books was sharply individual, so this one stands alone, on its own merits.

He has done what, to most of us, would have seemed an impossible achievement. He has written an absorbing novel about a. Backward, ever backward, through sentences which sinuously, sonorously curl around parenthetical phrases and elliptical clauses, "vagariously" winds this retrospective of the life of Henry Dodd Worthington as now through "experience's actual disorder and inconsecutiveness" he tries to reconcile himself as he was (sufficiently remote to elicit a third person referral) with the man he now is in.

A Time of War: Air Force Diaries & Pentagon Memos, James Gould Cozzens. from: N/A. Tag archive for James Gould Cozzens. Reviews Time magazine, 25 October Most so-called serious novelists have an ax to grind, a true bill to find, a point of view that they want to uphold regardless of how many opposing points of view they may have to howl down or ignore in the process.

InPulitzer Prize-winning author James Gould Cozzens published the novel By Love Possessed, which took the literary world by storm.

Glowing reviews poured in: from Harper’s, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Time Magazine. It was called the best book of the year, and even the best book of its generation.

James Gould Cozzens was a first class witer of American novels in the ss and I think I read most of his books, including this one, as they were published (this one coming out in ). I don't think I finished it then; and I just couldn't finish it now - 65 years by: James Gould Cozzens was born on Augin Chicago, Illinois.

He attended Kent Prep School and later Harvard University in He married Sylvia Bernice Baumgarten in Cozzens won the Pulitzer Prize for Guard of Honor () and was a prolific writer, penning The Just and Unjust (), By Loved Possessed (), and others.

He conducted much of his research in the. BY COZZENS POSSESSED A Review of Reviews DWIGHT MACDONALD T HE most alarming literary news in years is the enormous success of James Gould Cozzens' By Love Pos-sessed.* It soldcopies in the first six weeks of publication-more than all eleven of.

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by James Gould Cozzens ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 2, With The Last Adam Cozzens reached best seller ranks. This new novel, published three years later, shows the same in-seeing quality, the same ability to present his main character for what he is, with no judicial prerogative of the creator to weigh his virtues and his vices, his essential.

Guard of Honor is a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by James Gould Cozzens published during The novel is set during World War II, with most of the action occurring on or near a fictional Army Air Forces base in central Florida. The action occurs during a period of approximately 48 : James Gould Cozzens.

James Gould Cozzens During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love. Over the first two days, Cozzens masterfully lays out this community's many interlinked relationships.Red cloth covered boards with James Gould Cozzens' signature in gilt on the front cover and gilt titles on a black panel on the spine.

Book condition good, front outer edge faded, back lower outer edge dirty, corners rubbed, Contents clean.S S San Pedro and Castaway by James Gould Cozzens and a great selection of related Cozzens, James Gould.

Published by Random House. Used. Quantity Available: 1 Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. The.