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After being out of print for 12 years, Spender's classic autobiography appears in the wake of the author's plagiarism lawsuit against novelist David Leavitt.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
"This is a notable work on the meaning of a man's life and the varied aspects of the world in which he lives," said LJ's reviewer of Spender's autobiography (LJ 4/15/51) in which he serves up not only his own life in the arts but also offers portraits of Yeats, T.S. Eliot, Woolf, and other literary luminaries. The book was also the center of controversy when Spender's homosexual affair was fictionalized in a pornographic novel. Spender sued, and the novel was pulled. This edition contains a new introduction by the author.
Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I find book disappointing and somewhat less than candid. Not Amazon's fault of course. Afterword by author if anything makes matters worse.Published 15 months ago by John Upson
I wanted to read World Within World primarily for Spender's comments upon life in Germany's Weimar republic--the frightening shadows cast upon this time and place for later... Read morePublished on May 23, 2012 by chainlink