Casual Affairs

Casual Affairs In Casual Affairs, Maryellen V Keefe Vividly Follows The Life And Career Of Sally Benson, The New Yorker Writer Remembered By Generations Of Moviegoers For Meet Me In St Louis, The Film That Brought Her Family To Life Keefe Traces Benson S Life From Her Childhood In St Louis To Marriage And Motherhood To Her Award Winning Fiction Career And Her Success As A Hollywood Screenwriter Through The Jazz Age And Into The 1930s And 40s, Benson Negotiated The Transition From Domesticity To The Marketplace, Becoming A Full Fledged Career Woman While Juggling Her Responsibilities As A Wife And Mother And Indulging In Several Quiet Little Affairs She Succeeded Early In A Profession Dominated By Men, Forging Her Way In A Largely Male World And Winning The Support And Friendship Of Colleagues And Editors Benson Established Herself As A Writer Known For Brutally Honest Portraits Of Middle Class Women Much Like Herself. Such an interesting topic, the wonderful and prolific Sally Benson I hated the title of this biography and the clumsy attempts of the author to tie the rich life of this talented writer to this vacant theme But the information about
A good solid biography of a writer who is little know today except for writing the stories on which the film Meet Me in St Louis is based Like many writers of her time she abused alcohol and wrote about, primarily in pithy stories for The New Yorker, where her early work is compared to Dorothy Parker Keefe draws a lot of connections between Benson s life and her fam

Epub ➜ Casual Affairs  Author Maryellen Keefe –
  • Paperback
  • 455 pages
  • Casual Affairs
  • Maryellen Keefe
  • 10 March 2019
  • 9781438450896