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The critic as artist; essays on books, 1920-1970,

Author: Gilbert A Harrison
Publisher: New York, Liveright [1972]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Saroyan; William Saroyan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert A Harrison
ISBN: 087140544X 9780871405449 0871400545 9780871400543
OCLC Number: 396612
Description: x, 394 pages 24 cm
Contents: The critic's motive / H.L. Mencken --
The last of the Forsytes / Conrad Aikin --
Despair / Quentin Anderson --
Four American impressions / Sherwood Anderson --
Thomas Wolfe : a summing up / Hamilton Basso --
The unvanquished / Kay Boyle --
Portnoy's complaint / Anatole Broyard --
Catch-22 / Robert Brustein --
Thurber perfects mind cure / Kenneth Burke --
Sunday after the war / Nicola Chiaromonte --
Joyce : from a work in progress / Padraic Colum --
The Wapshot scandal / Hilary Corke --
1919 ; Tender is the night ; Man's fate ; Native son / Malcolm Cowley --
Slaughterhouse-five / Michael Crichton --
The road back / William Faulkner --
Katherine Anne Porter's stories / Joseph Featherstone --
Adolescence and maturity in the American novel / Leslie A. Fiedler --
Ring / F. Scott Fitzgerald --
James Bond / George Grella --
Main Street ; The age of innocence / Francis Hackett --
Look homeward, angel / Geoffrey T. Hellman --
The Edwardian / Granville Hicks --
The country of the pointed firs ; By love possessed ; Herzog / Irving Howe --
Virginia Woolf / Matthew Josephson --
Lady Chatterley's lover ; Tropic of cancer / Stanley Kauffmann --
The human comedy / Alfred Kazin. Narcissus and Goldmund / Stephen Koch --
Somerset Maugham / John Lehmann --
Life with father / Philip Littell --
The enormous room / Robert Littell --
A passage to India ; The magic mountain / Robert Morss Lovett --
The outsider / Donald Malcolm --
A farewell to arms ; All quiet on the Western Front / T.S. Matthews --
Corridors of power / Malcolm Muggeridge --
The genius of Collette--
an appreciation / Robert Phelps --
Kay Boyle : an example to the young / Katherine Anne Porter --
Henry James / Philip Rahv --
The fixer / Charles Thomas Samuels --
The world of Sinclair Lewis / Mark Schorer --
Voices of revolution ; The last tycoon / James Thurber --
Graham Greene / Honor Tracy --
The loneliness of the long-distance runner ; The defense ; Swans on an autumn river / John Updike --
Barren ground / Carl Van Doren --
Ben Hecht ; Naked lunch / John Wain --
The portable Faulkner / Robert Penn Warren --
Poor relations / Rebecca West --
Henderson the Rain King / Reed Whittemore --
The confessions of Nat Turner / C. Vann Woodward.
Responsibility: with some preliminary ruminations by H.L. Mencken. Edited by Gilbert A. Harrison.

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