John Maynard Keynes Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Harrod, R. F. The Life of John Maynard Keynes. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1951, 674 p.

The official biography.

Hession, Charles H. John Maynard Keynes: A Personal Biography of the Man Who Revolutionized Capitalism and the Way We Live. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1984, 400 p.

A reevaluation of Keynes's life that explores aspects of his personality, especially his bisexuality, first brought to light in Michael Holroyd's biography of Lytton Strachey (1967) and the collection of essays on Keynes edited by his nephew Milo Keynes (1975). Hession emphasizes the integral relationship between Keynes's early,...

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