Louis Auchincloss


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Noun1.Louis Auchincloss - United States writer (born in 1917)
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This is "Buddenbrooks" via Louis Auchincloss, told by someone in the tomb where it happened.
The WASPs were not obsessed with "birthright." The quality they valued most highly was character, as anyone would know who had read Louis Auchincloss, or for that matter Owen Johnson's early 20th-century novel Stover at Yale.
The novels of Nelson De Mille sell well enough (as did the earlier fiction of Louis Auchincloss), but their world of old wealth remains purple under its covers.
Louis Auchincloss, in The Winthrop Covenant, gives a surface account of the persistence of this Puritan mission throughout American history.
"America First" from SKINNY ISLAND by Louis Auchincloss. Copyright [C] 1987 by Louis Auchincloss.
LOUIS AUCHINCLOSS was a New York lawyer and author whose novels chronicled the lives, careers and characters of the patrician families in the exclusive enclaves of America's eastern seaboard.
In Reading Henry James, Louis Auchincloss complained that the description of these would-be world-changers amounted to grotesque caricature.
The Library of America has dedicated two of its magnificent volumes to Roosevelt: selected Letters and Speeches and The Rough Riders; An Autobiography, both edited by a chronicler of the American aristocracy, Louis Auchincloss. Roosevelt's autobiography is rather pedestrian considering his colorful life, but it does include his interesting theory of presidential power, which embraces a very expansive view of executive authority.
Louis Auchincloss, attorney and novelist, however, is still working at his second career.
Louis Auchincloss, in his insightful and slender book Theodore Roosevelt (which is part of "The American Presidents" series, edited by Arthur M.
For, as Louis Auchincloss points out, Glasgow "felt all the glorified sensations of a Southern belle," even as she worked as a volunteer for the City Mission in the Richmond slums and became a Fabian Socialist.(5)
There are essays by such Vidal watchers as Italo Calvino, Harold Bloom, Louis Auchincloss, and Catherine Stimson.