Now All We Need Is a Title: Famous Book Titles and How They Got That Way
Levinson, Martin H., et Cetera
Andre Bernard. Now All We Need is a Title: Famous Book Titles and How They Got that Way. New York: W.W. Norton, 1996.
Andre Bernard has researched the stories behind more than onehundred of the most famous, as well as some of the less famous, titles in the English language and the result is a fascinating volume rich in literary anecdote and publishing lore. Here is a small sampling:
* F. Scott Fitzgerald's preferred title for his 1925 tale about the "Jazz Age" of the 1920s was Trimalchio in West Egg. His editor objected and the book came out as The Great Gatsby.
* Raymond Chandler, creator of such unforgettable novels as The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely, …
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Publication information: Article title: Now All We Need Is a Title: Famous Book Titles and How They Got That Way. Contributors: Levinson, Martin H. - Author. Journal title: et Cetera. Volume: 56. Issue: 3 Publication date: Fall 1999. Page number: 360+. © International Society for General Semantics-ARCHIVED Oct 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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