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Edward Dahlberg

Born: 22-Jul-1900
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Died: 27-Feb-1977
Location of death: Santa Barbara, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Santa Barbara Cemetery, Santa Barbara, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Essayist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Because I Was Flesh

Military service: US Army (1918-)

Father: (barber)
Mother: Lizzie Dahlberg (owner, Star Lady Barbershop of Kansas City)
Wife: R'Lene LaFleur Howell (m. 1950)

    High School: Jewish Orphan's Asylum High School, Cleveland, OH (1917)
    University: University of California at Berkeley (attended 1922-23)
    University: BS Philosophy, Columbia University (1925)
    University: Black Mountain College (1948)

    Communist Party USA (1933-36)
    National Institute of Arts and Letters (1968)
    Left at Orphanage Jewish Orphan Asylum, Cleveland, OH (1912-17)
    Guggenheim Fellowship (Apr-1976)
    Swedish Ancestry

Author of books:
Bottom Dogs (1929, novel)
From Flushing to Calvary (1932, novel)
Those Who Perish (1934, novel)
Do These Bones Live? (1941, criticism)
Flea of Sodom (1950, essays)
The Sorrows of Priapus (1957, essays)
Truth Is More Sacred: A Critical Exchange on Modern Literature (1961, criticism)
Because I Was Flesh (1963, memoir)
Alms for Oblivion (1964, essays)
Reasons of the Heart (1965, collection)
Cipango's Hinder Door (1965, poetry)
The Edward Dahlberg Reader (1967, anthology)
Epitaphs of Our Times: The Letters of Edward Dahlberg (1967, letters)
The Leafless American (1967, essays)
The Carnal Myth: A Search Into Classical Sensuality (1968, social studies)
The Confessions of Edward Dahlberg (1971, memoir)
The Olive of Minerva, or The Comedy of a Cuckold (1976, novel)


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