Jones, Howard Mumford.
Title The Bright Medusa.
Publisher Urbana: The University of Illinois, 1952.
Seller ID 05078scs
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, yellow illus. cloth (hardcover), 98 pp. Fine, in a chipped & torn dust jacket. ÒIn this book, based on lectures delivered especially for the Fifth Annual Festival of Contemporary Arts (1952) at the University of Illinois, Mr. Jones divides the subjects [of the problems of youth, the artist, and the rebel as reflected in AMerican literature of the nineteen-twenties] into three sections: The Artist, The Poet, and The Radical. Here inimitably, with his agile wit, his richly allusive prose, his wide-ranging scholarly grasp, and his down-to-earth attitude, Mr. Jones looks at the twenties...Ó