A Man Named Smith: The Novels and Screen Legacy of Thorne by Anthony Slide PDF

By Anthony Slide

Thorne Smith is a special determine in American literature, one that thrived in the course of prohibition, growing comedian novels that ridiculed the morality of the days and concerned wide ingesting, nudity, frivolity, and common debauchery. a guy Named Smith: The Novels and reveal Legacy of Thorne Smith is the 1st book-length research of Thorne Smith's paintings. It presents heritage info on his existence and early dying, discusses all of his novels intimately and in addition offers broad new documentation on their reveal variations, together with Topper, evening lifetime of the Gods and Turnabout. additionally mentioned is Thorne Smith's short time in Hollywood at MGM in 1933, and the effect that his books have had on past due movies and tv productions.

As an further bonus, reprinted the following in its entirety is the 1934 promotional monograph, Thorne Smith: His lifestyles and instances with a notice on His Books & a whole Bibliography.

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