A Partisan View: Five Decades in the Politics of Literature

A Partisan View: Five Decades in the Politics of Literature

by William Phillips


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138518445
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/2018
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

William Phillips (1907-2002) was one of the founding editors of Partisan Review and served as editor in chief from the late 1960s. He was the author of A Sense of the Present. Edith Kurzweil is the former editor of Partisan Review and the author of, among other works, Full Circle: A Memoir.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Transaction Editionix
1.History Remade11
2.The Center and the Fringes15
3.Growing Out of the Twenties19
4.The Thirties33
5.The New Partisan Review47
6.Writers on the Left55
7.The New Talent65
8.The Painters85
9.The Forties93
10.A Charmed Circle103
11.European Connections121
12.The Big Time137
13.Cultural Freedom Abroad147
14.Cultural Freedom at Home161
15.Victims and Critics169
16.Discovering Europe185
17.An American in London201
18.Writers in the Fifties213
20.Writers and Politics235
21.The Sixties251
22.Friends and Arrangements259
25.Then and Now289

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