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Yaddo: Making American Culture

 
 
Author
Micki McGee, ed.
Publisher Columbia Univ. Press  
Format paperback
Product Dimensions 11 x 8.5 x 0.45 inches
ISBN 9780231147378
Pages/Publication Date 169/2008
Daedalus Item Code 54832
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Established as an artists' community in Saratoga Springs, New York, by a pair of philanthropists, Yaddo has hosted some of the 20th century's most renowned writers, composers, and artists, including Hannah Arendt, James Baldwin, Saul Bellow, Leonard Bernstein, Elizabeth Bishop, Truman Capote, Flannery O'Connor, Aaron Copland, Langston Hughes, Carson McCullers, Sylvia Plath, and Philip Roth. This album, richly illustrated with photographs, prints, letters, papers, and ephemera from archives and collections at Yaddo and the New York Public Library, offers a window into the workings of this famously private institution, and insight into the lives and circumstances of the artists who lived and worked there.

"Few names in American arts and letters resonate like Yaddo.... This lavishly detailed book offers an intimate glimpse into life at this enchanting and storied retreat."—Publishers Weekly

"Things have been written about Yaddo, but nothing comes close to such an insider's look at the institution, its founders, and the place the colony has held in the creation and encouragement of the arts in 20th-century America. The reminiscences alone are worth the price of entry. They promote an understanding not only of an institution but also of the conditions under which creative minds perform their best labors."—Willard Spiegelman

 
 
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