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Paul Goodman Archives
Paul Goodman • 177 Items / 37 Books, 94 Articles, 33 Reviews, 13 Poems
Growing Up Absurd (1960)
Problems of Youth in the Organized System
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Published Reviews
  1. The Revolving Bookstand
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    Technology and/or Community (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    The American Scholar, Summer 1961, pp. 430-437
  2. Books
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    Thwarting the Young (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    Dissent, Winter 1961, pp. 93-96
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    A Crimogenic Culture (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    The Saturday Review, November 5, 1960, pp. 47-48
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    In Sickness and in Health (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    The Hudson Review, Spring 1961, pp. 127-132
  5. Books
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    Youth Is a Pressure Group (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    The Reporter, December 22, 1960, pp. 38-39
  6. Books
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    Coming-of-Age (Review)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    The Partisan Review, March 1961, pp. 280-285
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    Assault on the Pointless Life (2 Reviews)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. Our Visit to Niagara by Paul Goodman
    The New Republic, November 14, 1960, p. 17
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    A Unified Theory of Malaise (2 Reviews)
    Growing Up Absurd, by Paul Goodman
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. Our Visit to Niagara by Paul Goodman
    The Nation, November 12, 1960, p. 371
  9. Books
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    Paul Goodman (8 Reviews)
    Mentor to a generation
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. Gestalt Therapy by Paul Goodman
    3. Utopian Essays and Practical Proposals by Paul Goodman
    4. Compulsory Mis-Education, and the Community of Scholars by Paul Goodman
    5. The Empire City by Paul Goodman
    6. Nature Heals by Paul Goodman
    7. Drawing the Line by Paul Goodman
    8. Creator Spirit Come by Paul Goodman
    Inquiry, March 6, 1978, pp. 16-26
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    The New Books (8 Reviews)
    The Problems of the Young and Some Recent Novels
    1. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    2. The Process of Education by Jerome S. Bruner
    3. Life: Its Dimensions and Its Bounds by Robert M. MacIver
    4. Goodbye to a River by John Graves
    5. The Necklace of Kali by Robert Towers
    6. The Lilacs Overgrow by Tai-yi Lin
    7. The Nephew by James Purdy
    8. Know Nothing by Mary Lee Settle
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1960, pp. 109-122
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    The Literary Sampler (10 Reviews)
    Excerpts from Forthcoming Books
    1. The Health Hucksters by Ralph Lee Smith
    2. Catholics in Conversation by Donald McDonald
    3. Miracle in the Evening by Norman Bel Geddes
    4. The Self-Conscious Society by Eric Larrabee
    5. Mary Queen of Scots by N. Brysson Morrison
    6. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    7. The Private World of High Society by Lucy Kavaler
    8. The Forms of Things Unknown by Herbert Read
    9. The Snake Has All the Lines by Jean Kerr
    10. Saloon Society by Bill Manville
    The Saturday Review, October 8, 1960, pp. 18-19
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    Briefly Noted (20 Reviews)
    General
    1. A Tourist in Africa by Evelyn Waugh
    2. Growing Up Absurd by Paul Goodman
    3. The Hyphenated Family by Hermann Hagedorn
    4. The Memoirs of General Lord Ismay by Hastings Lionel Ismay
    5. Khrushchev: The Making of a Dictator by Gyorgy Paloczi-Horvath
    6. Forgers, Dealers, Experts by Sepp Schuller
    7. A Clash of Destinies by Jon Kimche and David Kimche
    8. Germany Divided by Terence Prittie
    9. The Mute Stones Speak by Paul L. MacKendrick
    10. The Life of Ludwig Van Beethoven by Alexander Wheelock Thayer
    11. In Kerry Long Ago by John O'Donoghue
    12. The Emerald Whaler by William J. Laubenstein
    13. The World of Rome by Michael Grant
    14. A Critical History of English Literature by David Daiches
    15. The Hundred Flowers Campaign and the Chinese Intellectuals by Roderick MacFarquhar
    16. Bertrand Russell Speaks His Mind by Bertrand Russell
    17. Gold: Its Beauty, Power and Allure by Carol H.V. Sutherland
    18. Letters of Edward FitzGerald by J.M. Cohen and Edward FitzGerald
    19. Rome, Naples and Florence by Stendhal
    20. By Rocking Chair Across America by Alex Atkinson and Ronald Searle
    The New Yorker, November 26, 1960, pp. 238-247