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Louis Auchincloss

Vincent Piket

Louis Auchincloss

the growth of a novelist

by Vincent Piket

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auchincloss, Louis, -- 1917-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p248-255. - Includes index.

    StatementVincent Piket.
    SeriesNew directions in American studies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,258p. ;
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14999602M
    ISBN 100333526112

    A second novel which directs a very level look at the groundswells of a marriage and which in its detached scrutiny provides a portrait which is careful rather than concerned. Centered here is Sybil, defensively indifferent, self-conscious and critical as she wars against her family- and social pressures, until she meets and falls in love with Philip, a rather obvious young man of great. The Rector is the Reverend Francis Prescott, D.D., the founder-headmaster of Justin Martyr, a venerable, Episcopal New England secondary school of high caste and character. This then is a prismatic portrait of Dr. Prescott, who has now reached the end of some eighty forceful years, as seen through the sometimes coincident, sometimes contradictory interpretations of his family and associates.

      Louis Auchincloss was honored in the year as a 'Living Landmark' by the New York Landmarks Conservancy. During his long career he wrote more than sixty books, including the story collection Manhattan Monologues and the novel The Rector of former president of the Academy of Arts and Letters, he resided in New York City until his death in January /5(36). Regarded as one of Louis Auchincloss's most accomplished novels, THE RECTOR OF JUSTIN centers on Frank Prescott, the founder of an exclusive school for boys. Eighty years of his life unfold through the observations of six narrators, each with a unique perspective on the man, his motivations, and the roots of his triumphs and Edition: Stated First Printing.

    Learn more about Louis Auchincloss. Browse Louis Auchincloss’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible.   It’s a secret that Louis Auchincloss, who died this past January at the age of 92 and who, like Wharton, was born into the upper echelons of New York society, did not forget. This was a man.


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Auchincloss is survived by their three sons, Andrew, John and Blake; a brother, Howland; and seven grandchildren. • Louis Stanton Auchincloss, Author: Eric Homberger. Louis Auchincloss has books on Goodreads with ratings. Louis Auchincloss’s most popular book is The Rector of Justin. Louis Auchincloss has been called "our most astute observer of moral paradox among the affluent" (Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.), and his fiction described as that which "has always examined what makes life worth living" (Washington Post Book World).

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The author of The Rector of Justin, Louis Auchincloss, is the last novelist of Old Money in America, and may be considered as the inheritor of the tradition of Henry James and Edith possesses neither the genius of James nor the subtlety of Wharton, but he writes with clarity, builds an exemplary novel, andbeing a product of Old Money himself (of the New York variety)explores a world /5.

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