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The American madness

Author: Jack S Romine; Nancie Piper Hughes
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [ie 1970]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack S Romine; Nancie Piper Hughes
OCLC Number: 84440
Description: v, 273 pages illustrations 28 cm
Contents: Symptoms : Clean fun at Riverhead / Tom Wolfe --
Unexpected rewards of virtue / Fred J. Cook --
Dom Abruzzi / Jeremy Larner --
White-collar pill party / Bruce Jackson --
Gunsmoke / Russell Baker --
Study of the sickness called apathy / A.M. Rosenthal --
Nature fights back / Rachel L. Carson --
The Witness tree / Berton Bouechie --
The Pursuit of status / Vance Packard --
The Flowering of the hippies / Mark Harris --
Death at an early age / Jonathan Kozol. Diagnosis : Turned-on and super-sincere in California / Richard Todd --
McCarthyism / Richard Rovere --
The New immorality / Joseph Wood Krutch --
The Irresponsiblies / Robert Elliot Fitch --
The Plight of the pleasure neurotic / Norman M. Lobsenz --
Playboy's doctrine of male / Harvey Cox --
What's American about America? / John A. Kouwenhoven --
The New language of morals / Malcolm Bradbury --
The White race and its heroes / Eldridge Cleaver --
Salvation on the campus : Why Existentialism is capturing the students / J. Glenn Gray. Predispositions : The United States / E.M. Forster --
The Shadow of the past / William H. Grier, Price M. Cobbs --
The Millionaire industrialists / Richard Hoffstadter --
The American frontier concept / Walter Prescott Webb --
Space flight and the spirit of man / Arthur C. Clarke --
Spectator and amateur sports / Max Lerner --
Concluding remarks from American notes / Charles Dickens --
Supernation at peace and war / Dan Wakefield --
Is our common man too common? / Joseph Wood Krutch --
Selections from Walden / Henry David Thoreau. Prescriptions --
Know what you want / Mark Van Doren --
The Luxury of integrity / Stuart Chase --
On not losing one's cool about the young / The Editors of Time --
Substitutes for violence / John Fischer --
A Reasonable life in an mad world / Irwin Edman --
A Manifesto / Gore Vidal --
Education for privacy / Marten Ten Hoor --
Violence : a neglected mode of behavior / Bruno Bettelheim. Prognosis : Remarks on accepting the Nobel Prize / William Faulkner --
The Future / Jack Newfield --
The New aristocrats / Paul Boodman --
The New barbarians / Daniel J. Boorstin --
A Generation in search of a future / George Wald --
The Statues of Daedalus / Michael Harrington.
Responsibility: [by] Jack S. Romine [and] Nancie Piper Hughes.

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