Marguerite Young, Our Darling: Tributes and Essays

Scholarly Series
Miriam Fuchs

With Miss MacIntosh, My Darling (1965) Marguerite Young established herself as one of the greatest writers of our time, and yet she has been slow to attract critical attention. Miriam Fuchs remedies that defect with the first book-length study of her work, a gathering of personal reminiscences and appreciative essays that explore the breadth of Young’s achievement.

Part 1 consists of tributes and recollections by such writers as Anne Tyler, Amy Clampitt, Stanley Kunitz, Anna Balakian, among other friends and students. Part 2 offers a dozen critical essays on her work, from Angel in the Forest to Young’s biography of Eugene Debs, with special attention to the wonders of Miss MacIntosh, My Darling. Part 3 consists of two interviews with Young.

Also included are a dozen photos, most published here for the first time, and a chronology by Martha J. Sattler.

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Publication: Scholarly Series
Format: Hardback
Number of pages: 143
ISBN-13: 9781564780553
GTIN13: 9781564780553
Publication date: 8/1/1994
Language: eng
List price: $24.95