Tag: Katherine Anne Porter

Great Modernist Thinker and Critic Kenneth Burke Calls Ten Village Addresses Home

On January 6, 1918, a young Kenneth Burke (May 5, 1897 – November 19, 1993) wrote a letter to his friend, the emerging writer Malcolm Cowley. In the letter, Burke announced that he had decided to drop out of school …

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Cyrilly Abels: Friend and Agent of Katherine Anne Porter

Cyrilly Abels (1903-1975), the managing editor of Mademoiselle magazine and an agent for many of the most prominent writers of the twentieth century, was a longtime resident of 14-16 Fifth Avenue in the Greenwich Village Historic District, recently proposed for …

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