Margaret Caroline Anderson

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General Information

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Name: Margaret Caroline Anderson

Pen Name: Margaret Anderson, Margaret C. Anderson

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1886 in Indianapolis, IN

Died: 1973 in Le Cannet, France

Illinois Connection

Anderson moved to Chicago in 1908.

Biographical and Professional Information

During Chicago's Literary Renaissance, Margaret Anderson founded the avant-garde literary magazine, The Little Review. From 1914 to 1929, the magazine featured a wide variety of transatlantic modernists and cultivated many early examples of experimental writing and art.

Published Works

  • My Thirty Years' War: An Autobiography, 1930
  • The Fiery Fountains: The Autobiography, 1951
  • Unknowable Gurdjieff, 1962
  • The Strange Necessity: The Autobiography, 1962

Titles at Your Library

Literary Awards

  • Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2014

External Links

Margaret Anderson on WorldCat

Margaret Anderson Article in The Chicago Tribune


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