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The strange world of Willie Seabrook

Marjorie Muir Worthington

The strange world of Willie Seabrook

by Marjorie Muir Worthington

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Seabrook, William, -- b. 1887,
  • Worthington, Majorie Muir, -- 1900-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Marjorie Worthington.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.S4 W6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination249, [1] p.
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16486739M
    LC Control Number66012378

    Marjorie Muir Worthington, The Strange World of Willie Seabrook (Spurl Editions, ) Willie Seabrook is widely credited with introducing the concepts of “voodoo” and “the zombie” to Americans with his bizarre travel : Literary Hub. Asylum By William Seabrook is a self-help and non-fiction read. "With zombies in vogue and his books coming back onto the market after decades out of print, maybe old Willie Seabrook, the lost king of the weird, can finally get the recognition and infamy he earned."/5.

      Following service as an ambulance driver in World War I, Seabrook based himself in the South of France, in the company of other artistic American ex-patriates. His second wife, Marjorie Muir Worthington (), wrote a memoir entitled The Strange World of Willie Seabrook. She reports that he wrote daily from 5am until midday, completely. William Buehler Seabrook (Febru – Septem ) was an American occultist, explorer, traveler, cannibal, and journalist, born in Westminster, began his career as a reporter and City Editor of the Augusta Chronicle in Georgia and later became a partner in an advertising agency in Atlanta.. Early life. Seabrook graduated from Mercersburg Academy.

    The Strange World of Willie Seabrook Nights as Day, Days as Night Monsieur de Bougrelon I Am Not Ashamed My Suicide In the Midst of Things as he stole from many others in his life (Sachs would later propose writing a book entitled Confessions of a Thief). He tells of when, in , he converted to Catholicism and entered a seminary, only to. Seabrook graduated from Mercersburg Academy. He then attended Roanoke College, received a masters from Newberry College, and studied philosophy at the University of Geneva, located in Switzerland. In , he joined the American Field Service of the French Army and served in World War I. [1] He was gassed at Verdun in and was later awarded.


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The Strange World of Willie Seabrook, written by his long term partner Marjorie Muir Worthington and originally published inis both a memoir of their lives together and a memorial to a bygone artistic age. The Strange World of Willie Seabrook Hardcover – January 1, by Marjorie Muir Worthington (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(2). The Strange World of Willie Seabrook. by Marjorie Muir Worthington (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

/5(2). The Strange World of Willie Seabrook is an intimate look at the complicated, torturous relationship of two writers. Seabrook was a sadist, yet to Worthington he was also enthralling; he was an alcoholic, but she believed she could protect him.

Even after he had hurt her emotionally, she stayed near him. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Worthington, Marjorie Muir, Strange world of Willie Seabrook. New York, Harcourt, Brace & World []. Strange world of Willie Seabrook.

New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [] (OCoLC) Named Person: William Seabrook; William Seabrook: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Muir Worthington. The Strange World of Willie Seabrook. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., ().

First edition. Full cloth. Octavo. pages. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Bound in black cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine, lavender endpapers. A few shallow bumps to spine ends. The strange world of Willie Seabrook Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Unknown on Decem SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages:   The Strange World of Willie Seabrook was written twenty years after Seabrook committed suicide.

It is haunting, and between these two covers we find not only a lot of soul searching on the author's part, but also a picture of Seabrook as she knew him, a deeply-flawed, severely-troubled human being who seemed destined for self destruction.

The Strange World of Willie Seabrook (Paperback) By Marjorie Muir Worthington. $ Usually Ships in Days. Description. Literary Nonfiction. This is an intimate, stunning look at the torturous relationship of two writers: Marjorie Worthington and William Seabrook.

A renowned writer on the exotic and the occult, Seabrook was an. Literary Nonfiction. This is an intimate, stunning look at the torturous relationship of two writers: Marjorie Worthington and William Seabrook. A renowned writer on the exotic and the occult, Seabrook was an extraordinary figure from the s to the s who traveled widely and introduced the concept of the "zombie" to Americans.

Seabrook told her he was interested in the mental effects caused by his bondage experiments—we see a photograph of one session on the cover of the new edition from Spurl—but the sexual dimension remains undiscussed. The Strange World of Willie Seabrook isn’t an account of continual torment, however.

Seabrook had many successful years, and. Willie Seabrook was a best-selling author of the 's intent upon making his ""mark upon the wall"" but whose name is in eclipse today. He was a traveler with tales to tell, who brought back word of voodoo from Haiti and cannibalism in Africa.

InMarjorie Worthington, who became his second wife, went with him to France, to live in Toulon. The Strange World of Willie Seabrook Literary Nonfiction. This is an intimate, stunning look at the torturous relationship of two writers: Marjorie Worthington and William Seabrook.

A renowned writer on the exotic and the occult, Seabrook was an. Excerpt: 'The Strange World of Willie Seabrook' by Marjorie Worthington November 6, Our “mission” to Timbuctoo having received the seal of approval of the Trocadéro Museum, Willie decided that it was only proper for him to.

Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA ()   Or I might have picked any of a number of stories from a memoir by his second wife, novelist Marjorie Worthington, called The Strange World of Willie Seabrook.

He had a cottage built out back of their place in Rhinebeck, New York to which Seabrook had young women delivered from New York City.

Jordan McAuley rated it really liked it The Strange World of Willie Seabrook. There is very little narrative to speak of and drags on a bit, the book functions more as a travelogue through a mental institution and sobriety itself.

If duende, the source of inspiration that Lorca sets out to champion in his essay at the expense of the Muse, is “in sum, the spirit of the earth”, a force linking body and soil through a struggle akin to death, then the Muse is a force that speaks to the head and inspires art that is, in the words’ most negative senses, cerebral and high-minded.

The Strange World of Willie Seabrook [Lit] Worthington. Dealer. New York, NY, US. Price. USD. Buy now. About the item. Uncommon biography of the charming and tormented ex-pat writer, William Seabrook.

His book on Haitian voodoo, "The Magic Island," introduced zombies into popular culture. Seabrook once paid an accomplice to steal a.

The Strange World of Willie Seabrook. A report of a drunkard who goes to a mental hospital to take care of his drinking habit. I think it seabrooj have been very hard in his time to admit you had an addiction and to try and find a way to fix it .He married Marjorie Muir Worthington in France inafter they had returned from a trip to Africa, in which Seabrook was researching a book.

Due to his alcoholism and sadist practices they divorced in [7] She later wrote a biography, The Strange World of Willie Seabrook, which was published in Death.Marjorie Muir Worthington is the author of The Strange World of Willie Seabrook ( avg rating, 31 ratings, 5 reviews, published )/5.