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Miss MacIntosh, my darling

Marguerite Young

Miss MacIntosh, my darling

a novel.

by Marguerite Young

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Published by P. Owen in London .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3547 O55 M58 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination1198p.
Number of Pages1198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18212045M

  This review-essay appeared in the Washington Post Book World in A friend recently asked online whether I had ever read Marguerite Young, so let me post this as a reply. * Miss MacIntosh, My Darling by Marguerite Young Dalkey Archive, pp. 2 vols, $30 Angel in the Forest A Fair Tale of Two Utopias by Marguerite Young Dalkey Archive. Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the happenings of the narrative, the humor, the precise details, the definitions of the characters. Miss MacIntosh herself, who hails from What Cheer, Iowa, and seems.

This program introduces the novel Miss MacIntosh, My Darling by author Marguerite Young (). This under-recognized masterpiece of American literature was read on the air over the course of a year, as part of Charles Ruas' radio Reading Experiment of Marguerite Young's method is poetic, imagistic, incantatory; in prose of extraordinary richness she tests the nature of her characters--and the nature of MacIntosh, My Darling is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the /5(1).

Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the happenings of the narrative, the humor, the precise details, the definitions of the characters. Miss MacIntosh herself, who hails from What Cheer, Iowa, and seems 5/5(4). Marguerite Vivian Young (Aug – Novem ) was an American novelist and academic. She is best known for her novel Miss MacIntosh, My Darling. In her later years, she was known for teaching creative writing and as a mentor to young authors. "She was a respected literary figure as well as a cherished Greenwich Village Alma mater: Butler University B.A., University of .


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Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the happenings of the narrative, the humor, the precise details, the definitions of the characters.

Miss MacIntosh herself, who hails from What Cheer, Iowa, and seems Cited by: 4. But these are modern questions—not the sort of thing that interests God or nature—and Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is a Modernist novel decidedly unconcerned with modern questions.

It seems impossible to describe the book in terms of plot or structure. Even the basic operations of character and perspective aren’t straightforward.

I saw that quote on the back of the book about 1/4 of the way through Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (MMMD) and immediately thought "YES!" That's the thing about this book -- reading to one marker begets reading to the next marker and so on until pages are past and you don't know what I feel like this book needs a little bit of cheer-leading /5.

One of the most ambitious and remarkable literary achievements of the twentieth century, Miss Macintosh, My Darling might be called the Arabian Nights of American life. In prose that is poetic, incantatory, and extraordinarily rich, Marguerite Young takes us on a search for reality in a world of illusion and nightmare, touching on subjects as varied as drug addiction,/5.

Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is a novel by Marguerite Young. She has described it as "an exploration of the illusions, hallucinations, errors of judgment in individual lives, the central scene of the novel being an opium addict's paradise." The novel is one of the longest ever written.

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Just want to let buyers know that ISBN x, Harvest/HBJ, is Volume Two of Marguerite Young's Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, the culmination of the work. Anais Nin "This is a search for reality through a maze of illusions and fantasy and dreams, ultimately asserting in the words of Calderon: 'Life is a dream.'"5/5(3).

Get this from a library. Miss MacIntosh, my darling. [Marguerite Young] -- This novel is one of the most ambitious and remarkable literary achievements of our time. It is a picaresque, psychological novel--a novel of the road, a journey or voyage of the human spirit in its.

Now, having found Miss MacIntosh, My Darling and read it, I believe that the bonbon approach is a good one, but it would still be an advantage to have gone through it normally the first time, in.

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Dalkey Archive Press | Harcourt Brace Jovanovitch. Marguerite Young. More about this author > Get This. Miss MacIntosh, My Darling is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the happenings of the narrative, the humor, the precise details, the definitions of the characters/5(30).

MISS MACINTOSH, MY DARLING. By Marguerite Young. Dalkey Archive. 2 vols. $ ANGEL IN THE FOREST. A Fairy Tale of Two Utopias. By Marguerite Young. Dalkey Archive. $   It took Young eighteen years to finish Miss MacIntosh, My Darling.

Perhaps fittingly for a cult success of the late s, the book is a trip, literally and figuratively. The narrator, Vera Cartwright, journeys by bus across the Midwest, toward the hometown of her beloved nursemaid, the titular Miss MacIntosh.

Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (Book): Young, Marguerite: This novel is one of the most ambitious and remarkable literary achievements of our time.

It is a picaresque, psychological novel--a novel of the road, a journey or voyage of the human spirit in its search for reality in a world of illusion and nightmare.

It is an epic of what might be called the Arabian Nights of American life. Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, Vol. 1 by Marguerite Vivian Young MISS MACINTOSH, MY DARLING is written with oceanic music moving at many levels of consciousness and perception; but the toughly fibred realistic fabric is always there, in the happenings of the narrative, the humor, the precise details, the definitions of the characters.

It was during her early years in New York that she began to write her one and only novel, Miss MacIntosh, My Darling. The book took her 18 years to complete and was eventually published in She died in Among her publication credits are: Prismatic Ground (), Moderate Fable (), Inviting the Muses: Stories, Essays, Reviews ().You cannot argue away Miss MacIntosh, My Darling: it's just there, like Mount Everest.

Almost twenty years in the making, and one thousand and one hundred and ninety-eight pages long- twice the size of Dog Years, no less. Something of Virginia Woolf and Carson McCullers and Elinor Wylie is here, and something, too, of Jamesian psychology, Joycean puns, Proustian .Hence, doubtless, the unusual volume of publicity material that accompanied the review copy of Miss MacIntosh, My Darling, including a photograph of Miss Young delivering that mighty pile of typescript, and two pages of advance comments on the novel, all of them, in principle, favorable, ranging from the full-throated ecstatic to the mildly.