Über den Autor
David Castronovo is the author of Edmund Wilson (a New York Times Notable Book), Beyond the Gray Flannel Suit: Books from the 1950s that Made American Culture, Critic in Love: A Romantic Biography of Edmund Wilson (with Janet Groth), The English Gentleman, and other important works on literary subjects. He is C. Richard Pace Professor at Pace University, NY, and lives in New York City.
The blokes were writers who revitalized British drama, fiction, poetry, and criticism. When Britain was in the economic doldrums, when its supply of great authors was dwindling after World War II, they rebuilt a world-class reputation. Between the early 1950s and the early 1970s, Britain had a great transformation.>