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1925 Diary

Cover 1925 Diary

This is more of an appointment book than a diary. Most of the entries are only a sentence or two long. 1925 was the year that Dawn Powell moved to Greenwich Village where she would live for the rest of her life. There are coded references to what seems to have been an affair with […]

1943 Diary

Cover 1943 Diary

Powell’s long friendship with Edmund Wilson deepens and there are several stories about him in this diary. Powell evaluates her own work: “Reading Whither I was horrified at how completely hopeless and utterly devoid of promise it was—far worse than what I had written at 13. On the other hand a re-reading of Dance Night […]