TITLE

Mr. Van Vechten of New York City

AUTHOR(S)
Lueders, Edward
PUB. DATE
May 1955
SOURCE
New Republic;5/16/55, Vol. 132 Issue 20, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles the novelist and photographer Carl Van Vechten. The author highlights various achievements from his literary career that include the novels "Peter Whiffle," "The Tattooed Countess," and "Parties." Van Vechten stopped writing in the late 1920s after a total of eight novels and turned to photography that focuses on pictures of artists and celebrities.
ACCESSION #
25773498

 

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