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By Robert Gooding-Williams

Via an in depth examining of Zarathustra, the writer reconstructs Nietzsche's rationalization of the opportunity of modernism.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920 This Side of Paradise and 1922 The Beautiful and Damned were both commercial successes, though neither sold as wildly as Edith M. Hull’s 1921 exotic romance The Sheik. All three were denounced by contemporary critics as salacious and lacking in serious literary merit. ‘We Have Come to Stay’ 23 confidence, camaraderie, achievement – and to perpetuate and propagate them. Intensely loyal to their alma mater, the two alumnae considered Northampton a congenial society where, if largely removed from the artistic currents of the big cities, they could nonetheless find happy and useful work among like-minded people.

1448. H. Hudson’s travel book on Argentina, Far 24 25 Away and Long Ago (New York: Dutton, 1918), and Helen Waddell’s translation of poems, Lyrics from the Chinese (London: Constable, 1914). 26 Richard R. Bowker, ‘Bookselling as a Profession—An Address’, The Publishers’ Weekly, 25 May 1918, 1633. 26 The Rise of the Modernist Bookshop over the years held several key positions; her successor, Smith alumna Cynthia Walsh, carried on the tradition of leadership. 27 Women would never again be excluded.

By October the shelves were stocked, and the doors were opened to the public and flocks of Smith students. Marion Dodd, outgoing and assertive, was a natural organiser and manager. Her authoritative manner commanded respect from associates and employees. At the time she became involved in the Bookshop venture, she had already served as managing editor of a social-work journal and librarian to John D. Rockefeller’s General Education Board; as she matured in her professional role, she became quite comfortable dealing with authors, influential publishers, and the media.

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