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The Harold letters, 1928-1943 : the making of an American intellectual

Author: Clement Greenberg; Janice Van Horne
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Here, in The Harold Letters, is the rare opportunity to join a great tastemaker as he begins to form his own taste, and as he grapples with his own understanding of life and the arts amidst the social, political, and cultural turbulence of the American 1930s. Above all, here is the excitement of youthful friendship, and the pain of being twentysomething with a world yet to win."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994.
Harold letters, 1928-1943.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c2000
(OCoLC)606338580
Online version:
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994.
Harold letters, 1928-1943.
Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, c2000
(OCoLC)607814605
Named Person: Clement Greenberg; Clement Greenberg; Harold Lazarus; Clement Greenberg; Harold Lazarus; Clement Greenberg; Harold Lazarus; Clement Greenberg; Harold Lazarus
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clement Greenberg; Janice Van Horne
ISBN: 1582430683 9781582430683
OCLC Number: 43567356
Description: ix, 310 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: College Summers --
Doing the Proletariat --
Searching for a Method --
Something Must Happen --
On the Road --
St. Louis --
Cleveland --
San Francisco --
Married --
Cut and Run --
Civil Servants --
The Village --
Intellectuals --
Success and the Vita Nuova --
Bearing Down --
Drafted --
Moving On.
Other Titles: Harold letters, nineteen hundred twenty eight to nineteen hundred forty three
Harold letters, nineteen hundred and twenty eight to nineteen hundred and forty three
Responsibility: by Clement Greenberg ; edited by Janice Van Horne.
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Based on youthful letters between Clement Greenberg and Harold Lazarus, this book traces the making of a critic whose taste would shape the art world of his time. This book follows Greenberg's own  Read more...

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"What makes The Harold Letters so appealing is how fresh the letters are--vividly personal yet often universal, [Clem's personality] unfolding as in a novel."

 
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