Floyd Dell

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General Information

Name: Floyd Dell

Pen Name: None

Born: 1887 in Barry, Illinois

Died: July 23, 1969 in Bethesda, Maryland

Illinois Connection

Dell worked for the Chicago Evening Post from 1910 through 1914.

Biographical and Professional Information

Floyd Dell was a life long poet and author of a hit Broadway play, Little Accident (1928). In 1908 Dell moved on to Chicago where he became editor of the Friday Literary Review and a leader of the Chicago Renaissance. He continued to publish both fiction and non-fiction for his entire life.

Published Works

  • Moon-Calf, Knopf, 1920
  • Janet March, Knopf, 1923
  • Runaway, Doran Press, 1925
  • An Old Man`s Folly, A Novel, Doran Press, 1926
  • Intellectual Vagabondage, Doran Press, 1926
  • Unmarried Father, Doran Press, 1927
  • Upton Sinclair, Doran Press, 1927
  • Love in the Machine Age, Telegraph Books, 1930
  • Homecoming, An Autobiography, Henry Holt & Company, 1933
  • The Golden Spike, Farrar & Rinehart, 1934

Titles at Your Library

Moon Calf A Novel

ISBN: 054801325X
Release Date: 2007-07-25

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Janet March,

Release Date: 1927

Intellectual Vagabondage

ISBN: 0929587421
Release Date: 1990-08-01

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Love in the Machine Age: A Psychological Study of the Transition from Patriarchal Society

ISBN: 0374921040
Release Date: 1973

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Homecoming; An Autobiography.

ISBN: 0804606749
Release Date: 1969-06

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The Golden Spike

ASIN: B00085LY4I
Release Date: 1934

Literary Awards

  • Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2015

External Links

Floyd Dell on WorldCat


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