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  1. Books
    [+]
    After Seven Years (Review)
    II. A Way of Death
    1. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men by James Agee and Walker Evans
    Politics, Spring 1948, pp. 123-124
  2. [+]
    After Seven Years (Review)
    Yearbook of the United Nations, 1946-7,
    1. Yearbook of the United Nations, 1946-7
    Politics, Spring 1948, p. 127
  3. After Stalin... A Symposium
    "A Worthy Pioneer!"
    Encounter, June 1956, pp. 41-42
  4. Against the American Grain (1962)
    7 Reviews, 2 Readable
  5. America! America!
    Dissent, Autumn 1958, pp. 313-323
  6. The (American) People's Century
    The Partisan Review, July 1942, pp. 294-309
  7. America's Christmas Gift to Europe: Starvation
    Politics, December 1945, pp. 353-363
  8. Books in Review
    [+]
    Art, Life & Violence (Review)
    Deaths for the Ladies, by Norman Mailer
    1. Deaths for the Ladies by Norman Mailer
    Commentary, August 1962, pp. 169-171
  9. [+]
    Back to Metternich (Review)
    Conservatism Revisited, by Peter Viereck
    1. Conservatism Revisited by Peter Viereck
    The New Republic, November 14, 1949, p. 34
  10. Beat Me, Daddy
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1945, pp. 181-187
  11. Books
    [+]
    The Bible in Modern Undress (Review)
    The Holy Bible,
    1. The Holy Bible
    The New Yorker, November 14, 1953, pp. 168-194
  12. Books
    [+]
    Commentary on a Glommentary (Review)
    The Language of Cities, by Charles Abrams and Robert Kolodny
    1. The Language of Cities by Charles Abrams and Robert Kolodny
    The New Yorker, May 6, 1972, pp. 129-144
  13. [+]
    Books: Sweet Are the Uses of Usage (2 Reviews)
    A Dictionary of Modern English Usage, by Henry W. Fowler
    1. A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry W. Fowler
    2. American English by Albert H. Marckwardt
    The New Yorker, May 17, 1958, pp. 136-153
  14. [+]
    Books: The Lost Art (7 Reviews)
    Film as Art, by Rudolf Arnheim
    1. Film as Art by Rudolf Arnheim
    2. The Movies by Richard Griffith and Arthur Mayer
    3. The Liveliest Art by Arthur Knight
    4. The Lion's Share by Bosley Crowther
    5. The Story of Walt Disney by Diane Disney Miller
    6. Novels Into Film by George Bluestone
    7. Film Form by Sergei Eisenstein and Jay Leyda
    The New Yorker, March 15, 1958, pp. 133-153
  15. [+]
    The British Genius (Review)
    The Lion and the Unicorn, by George Orwell
    1. The Lion and the Unicorn by George Orwell
    The Partisan Review, March 1942, pp. 166-168
  16. Books
    [+]
    The Burnhamian Revolution (Review)
    The Managerial Revolution, by James Burnham
    1. The Managerial Revolution by James Burnham
    The Partisan Review, January 1942, pp. 76-84
  17. By Cozzens Possessed
    Commentary, January 1958, pp. 36-47
  18. The Candidates and I
    Commentary, April 1960, pp. 287-294
  19. Charles Adams, His Family, and His Fiends
    The Reporter, July 21, 1953, pp. 37-42
  20. Comment
    Encounter, September 1956, pp. 69-72
  21. Comment
    Encounter, April 1957, pp. 56-62
  22. A Communication
    The New Republic, February 29, 1964, pp. 29-32
  23. Confrontation: The Old Left and the New
    The American Scholar, Autumn 1967, pp. 567-588
  24. Books
    [+]
    "A Corrupt Brightness" (3 Reviews)
    Mass Culture, by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    1. Mass Culture by Bernard Rosenberg and David Manning White
    2. The Uses of Literacy by Richard Hoggart
    3. Dangerous Estate by Francis Williams
    Encounter, June 1957, pp. 75-81
  25. Cross-Country
    The Partisan Review, February 1938, pp. 41-43
  26. The Days in Cairo
    Encounter, January 1957, pp. 3-15
  27. The Defense of Britain, A Controversy
    The Partisan Review, September 1940, pp. 405-410
  28. [+]
    Democracy and the War Effort (2 Reviews)
    Business As Usual: The First Year of Defense, by I.F. Stone
    1. Business As Usual: The First Year of Defense by I.F. Stone
    2. War by Revolution by Francis Williams
    The Partisan Review, September 1941, p. 438
  29. [+]
    Directions, New or Old? (Review)
    New Directions, 1938, by James Laughlin
    1. New Directions, 1938 by James Laughlin
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1938, p. 121
  30. Discriminations (1974)
    Essays and Afterthoughts, 1938-1974
    4 Reviews
  31. [+]
    Eisenstein's "Ivan" (Review)
    Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1946 Film), by Sergei M. Eisenstein
    1. Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1946 Film) by Sergei M. Eisenstein
    Politics, November 1946, p. 356
  32. The End of Capitalism in Germany
    The Partisan Review, May 1941, pp. 198-220
  33. Books
    [+]
    Ernest Hemingway (3 Reviews)
    A Farewell to Arms, by Ernest Hemingway
    1. A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
    2. Across the River and Into the Trees by Ernest Hemingway
    3. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    Encounter, January 1962, pp. 115-121
  34. Espionage, Inc.
    The Nation, February 27, 1937, pp. 238-239
  35. [+]
    Fictioneers (8 Reviews)
    Dream Palace, by James Purdy
    1. Dream Palace by James Purdy
    2. Snow Country by Yasunari Kawabata
    3. My Apprenticeship by Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette
    4. Revolution and Roses by P.H. Newby
    5. The Hireling by L.P. Hartley
    6. The Mendelman Fire by Wolf Mankowitz
    7. A Long Day in a Short Life by Albert Maltz
    8. The Company She Keeps by Mary McCarthy
    Encounter, September 1957, pp. 76-78
  36. [+]
    Film Chronicle (Review)
    The Eisenstein Tragedy
    1. The Film Sense by Sergei Eisenstein
    The Partisan Review, November 1942, pp. 502-528
  37. The Ford Foundation: The Men and the Millions (1956)
    An Unauthorized Biography
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  38. "Fortune" Magazine
    The Nation, May 8, 1937, pp. 527-530
  39. Fourth Report on Packages Abroad
    Politics, May 1946, pp. 171-173
  40. [+]
    The Frontier: A Hardy Perennial (5 Reviews)
    Bartolome de Las Casas: "Father of the Indians", by Marcel Brion
    1. Bartolome de Las Casas: "Father of the Indians" by Marcel Brion
    2. Pere Marquette: Priest, Pioneer, and Adventurer by Agnes Repplier
    3. Lorenzo Dow: The Bearer of the Word by Charles Coleman Sellers
    4. Simon Girty: The White Savage by Thomas Boyd
    5. The Last of the California Rangers by Jill L. Cossley-Batt
    The New Republic, March 6, 1929, p. 76
  41. The Future of Democratic Values
    Horizon, November 1943, pp. 298-319
  42. The Future of Democratic Values
    The Partisan Review, July 1943, pp. 321-344
  43. Gandhi
    Politics, Winter 1948, p. 6
  44. Germany 1945
    1. Current Notes
    Politics, June 1945, pp. 170-171
  45. Views & Reviews
    [+]
    God Buckley at Yale (Review)
    God and Man at Yale, by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    1. God and Man at Yale by William F. Buckley, Jr.
    The Reporter, May 27, 1952, pp. 35-38
  46. Henry Wallace (2)
    Politics, May 1947, pp. 96-116
  47. Henry Wallace
    Introduction
    Politics, March 1947, p. 33
  48. Henry Wallace
    1. The Wallace Myth
    Politics, March 1947, pp. 34-36
  49. Henry Wallace
    2. The Iowan Background (1888-1932)
    Politics, March 1947, p. 37
  50. Henry Wallace
    3. The Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940)
    Politics, March 1947, p. 38
  51. Henry Wallace
    The Mind of Henry Wallace: Close-Up No. 1
    Politics, March 1947, pp. 39-42
  52. Henry Wallace
    The Mind of Henry Wallace: Close-Up No. 2
    Politics, March 1947, p. 43
  53. Henry Wallace: The Man and the Myth (1948)
    7 Reviews, 3 Readable
  54. Here & Now
    The Uncommon People
    Politics, Winter 1949, pp. 60-64
  55. How "Practical" is a Racially Segregated Army?
    Politics, July 1944, pp. 184-185
  56. Books
    [+]
    In Good Queen Victoria's Glorious Reign (2 Reviews)
    Chinese Gordon: The Story of a Hero, by Lawrence Hanson and Elisabeth Hanson
    1. Chinese Gordon: The Story of a Hero by Lawrence Hanson and Elisabeth Hanson
    2. Samuel Butler: The Incarnate Bachelor by Philip Henderson
    The New Yorker, September 18, 1954, pp. 134-144
  57. In Search of Asian History
    Encounter, September 1956, pp. 16-23
  58. Interviews With Dwight Macdonald (2003)
    (Conversations With Public Intellectuals)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  59. Books
    [+]
    James Agee (Review)
    A Death in the Family, by James Agee
    1. A Death in the Family by James Agee
    Encounter, December 1962, pp. 73-84
  60. A Japanese Badoglio?
    Politics, June 1945, pp. 161-163
  61. Jesse Jones, Reluctant Dragon
    The Nation, February 7, 1942, pp. 157-159
  62. Jesse Jones, Reluctant Dragon II
    The Nation, February 14, 1942, pp. 187-190
  63. Keaton and Lubitsch
    An Exchange
    The New York Review of Books, April 2, 1981, p. 44
  64. Kulturbolschewismus is Here
    The Partisan Review, November 1941, pp. 442-451
  65. [+]
    The Lady Doth Protest (2 Reviews)
    The Second Sex, by Simone de Beauvoir
    1. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
    2. I Joined the Russians by Heinrich Einsiedel
    The Reporter, April 14, 1953, pp. 36-42
  66. Laugh and Lie Down
    The Partisan Review, December 1937, pp. 44-53
  67. Letters
    Commentary, August 1981, pp. 4-18
  68. Letters
    Encounter, August 1957, pp. 70-72
  69. Letters
    Encounter, June 1958, pp. 68-75
  70. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, August 1, 1968, pp. 36-40
  71. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, June 20, 1968, pp. 37-40
  72. Letters
    The New York Review of Books, September 24, 1981, pp. 73-80
  73. Liberal Anti-Communism Revisited
    Commentary, September 1967, pp. 54-55
  74. Liberal Soap Opera
    The Partisan Review, May 1954, pp. 341-346
  75. The Lie-Detector Era
    I. 'I Know You Done it. The Machine Says So'
    The Reporter, June 8, 1954, pp. 10-18
  76. The Lie-Detector Era
    II. 'It's a Lot Easier, and It Don't Leave Marks'
    The Reporter, June 22, 1954, pp. 22-29
  77. London Letter
    The Partisan Review, March 1961, pp. 248-259
  78. [+]
    Looking Backward (Review)
    The Long Revolution, by Raymond Williams
    1. The Long Revolution by Raymond Williams
    Encounter, June 1961, pp. 79-83
  79. Masscult and Midcult
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1960, pp. 203-233
  80. Masscult and Midcult: II
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1960, pp. 589-631
  81. [+]
    McCarthy and His Apologists (Review)
    McCarthy and His Enemies, by William F. Buckley, Jr. and L. Brent Bozell
    1. McCarthy and His Enemies by William F. Buckley, Jr. and L. Brent Bozell
    The Partisan Review, July 1954, pp. 418-423
  82. Memo to Mr. Luce
    Politics, October 1945, pp. 309-310
  83. The Memoirs of a Revolutionist (1957)
    Essays in Political Criticism
    9 Reviews, 3 Readable
  84. The Monopoly Committee
    A Study in Frustration
    The American Scholar, Summer 1939, pp. 295-308
  85. A Moral Temper (2001)
    The Letters of Dwight Macdonald
    2 Reviews
  86. More on Eichmann
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1964, pp. 262-269
  87. Mr. Graves' Anti-Christ
    The Harpers Monthly, December 1954, pp. 77-81
  88. My Past and Thoughts (1973)
    The Memoirs of Alexander Herzen
    1 Review
  89. National Defense
    The Case for Socialism
    The Partisan Review, July 1940, pp. 250-266
  90. "New Roads"
    Politics, August 1946, p. 252
  91. New Roads (4)
    The Root Is Man
    Politics, April 1946, pp. 97-115
  92. Film
    [+]
    No Art and No Box Office (Review)
    Miss. Lonelyhearts (1959 Film), by Vincent J. Donehue
    1. Miss. Lonelyhearts (1959 Film) by Vincent J. Donehue
    Encounter, July 1959, pp. 51-55
  93. Letter from Italy
    No Miracle in Milan
    Encounter, December 1955, pp. 68-74
  94. Comment
    Notes on a Strange War
    The Partisan Review, May 1940, pp. 170-174
  95. The Novel Case of Winfred Lynn
    The Nation, February 20, 1943, pp. 268-269
  96. On Lowbrow Thinking
    Politics, March 1944, p. 219
  97. On Movies (1969)
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  98. On the Elections
    Politics, Summer 1948, pp. 203-205
  99. On the Horizon
    Scrambled Eggheads on the Right
    Commentary, April 1956, pp. 367-373
  100. [+]
    On the Rightness of Mr. Berlin (Review)
    Four Essays on Liberty, by Isaiah Berlin
    1. Four Essays on Liberty by Isaiah Berlin
    Encounter, April 1959, pp. 80-85
  101. On Vietnam
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1965, pp. 635-637
  102. An Open Letter to Michael Harrington
    The New York Review of Books, December 5, 1968, pp. 48-49
  103. Books
    [+]
    Our Invisible Poor (4 Reviews)
    The Other America, by Michael Harrington
    1. The Other America by Michael Harrington
    2. Wealth and Power in America by Gabriel Kolko
    3. Income and Welfare in the United States by James N. Morgan
    4. Poverty and Deprivation in the United States
    The New Yorker, January 19, 1963, pp. 82-134
  104. Parodies (1961)
    An Anthology From Chaucer to Beerbohm--And After
    3 Reviews, 1 Readable
  105. Pittsburgh: What a City Shouldn't Be
    The Forum, August 1938, pp. 51-58
  106. Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (1966)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  107. Political Notes
    The Partisan Review, November 1942, pp. 476-482
  108. The Political Relevance of Conscientious Objection
    By Way of Rejoinder
    Politics, July 1944, pp. 179-180
  109. Politics Past (1)
    Encounter, March 1957, pp. 38-47
  110. Politics Past (II)
    Encounter, April 1957, pp. 63-69
  111. Popular Culture
    Field Notes
    Politics, April 1945, pp. 112-115
  112. Books
    [+]
    Reader's Indigestion (Review)
    The Outsider, by Colin Wilson
    1. The Outsider by Colin Wilson
    The New Yorker, October 13, 1956, pp. 171-182
  113. Reading from Left to Right
    The Partisan Review, January 1941, pp. 24-32
  114. Movies
    [+]
    Reds: Epic Tedium (Review)
    Reds (1981 Film), by Warren Beatty
    1. Reds (1981 Film) by Warren Beatty
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1982, pp. 442-445
  115. Reflections
    Encounter, December 1956, pp. 55-61
  116. Reflections
    Encounter, February 1957, pp. 46-51
  117. Reflections
    Encounter, May 1957, pp. 68-71
  118. "Reply to a Non-Reply"
    The New York Review of Books, January 16, 1969, pp. 31-35
  119. [+]
    Report from the South (Review)
    These Are Our Lives (#24),
    1. These Are Our Lives (#24)
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1939, pp. 116-118
  120. [+]
    How "Practical" is a Racially Segregated Army? (Review)
    Production, Jobs and Taxes, by Harold M. Groves
    1. Production, Jobs and Taxes by Harold M. Groves
    Politics, July 1944, p. 188
  121. [+]
    The Japanese People: Three Basic Books (Review)
    Japan: A Short Cultural History, by George B. Sansom
    1. Japan: A Short Cultural History by George B. Sansom
    Politics, July 1945, pp. 216-217
  122. Books
    [+]
    New Roads: Discussion (Review)
    Art and Social Nature, by Paul Goodman
    1. Art and Social Nature by Paul Goodman
    Politics, November 1946, p. 361
  123. Revisiting Dorothy Day
    The New York Review of Books, January 28, 1971, pp. 12-19
  124. Revolution, Ltd.
    Politics, July 1945, pp. 218-220
  125. The Root Is Man (1946)
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  126. Books
    [+]
    A Rousseau for the N.A.M. (Review)
    The Future of Industrial Man, by Peter F. Drucker
    1. The Future of Industrial Man by Peter F. Drucker
    The Partisan Review, January 1943, pp. 105-116
  127. Science, Politics and the Absolute
    Reply
    Politics, September 1946, p. 285
  128. [+]
    Slaves and a Sophist (Review)
    The Servile State, by Hilaire Belloc
    1. The Servile State by Hilaire Belloc
    The Nation, December 7, 1946, pp. 664-665
  129. Small Talk
    Politics, Winter 1948, pp. 56-57
  130. The Soviet Cinema: 1930-1938 (Part II)
    The Partisan Review, Aug-Sep 1938, pp. 35-62
  131. The Soviet Cinema: 1930-1938 (Part One)
    The Partisan Review, July 1938, pp. 37-50
  132. Soviet Society and Its Cinema
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1939, pp. 80-95
  133. [+]
    The Steel Industry (Review)
    The Economics of the Iron and Steel Industry, by Carroll R. Daugherty and Melvin G. de ...
    1. The Economics of the Iron and Steel Industry by Carroll R. Daugherty and Melvin G. de Chazeau, ...
    The Nation, May 8, 1937, p. 538
  134. Steelmasters: The Big Four
    The Nation, August 29, 1936, pp. 236-240
  135. The Story of Cyprus
    Politics, August 1946, pp. 217-224
  136. The Supreme Court's New Moot Suit
    The Nation, July 1, 1944, p. 13
  137. A Symposium on TV
    Dissent, Summer 1960, pp. 300-302
  138. This Quarter
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1939, pp. 3-20
  139. Thomas for President?
    Politics, October 1944, pp. 278-281
  140. [+]
    Through the Lens Darkly (Review)
    From Caligari to Hitler, by Siegfried Kracauer
    1. From Caligari to Hitler by Siegfried Kracauer
    The Partisan Review, December 1947, pp. 526-527
  141. "Time" and Henry Luce
    The Nation, May 1, 1937, pp. 500-502
  142. Time, Fortune, Life
    The Nation, May 22, 1937, pp. 583-585
  143. Ripostes
    Time's Fifteenth
    The Partisan Review, April 1938, pp. 60-61
  144. The Times---One Man's Poison
    The Reporter, February 14, 1950, pp. 10-13
  145. [+]
    The Tower Beyond Politics (Review)
    Such Counsels You Gave to Me, and Other Poems, by Robinson Jeffers
    1. Such Counsels You Gave to Me, and Other Poems by Robinson Jeffers
    The Partisan Review, January 1938, p. 60
  146. Trotsky is Dead
    The Partisan Review, September 1940, pp. 339-353
  147. USA v. USSR
    Politics, Spring 1948, pp. 75-77
  148. USSR: A Layman's Reading List
    Politics, Spring 1948, pp. 114-119
  149. Books
    [+]
    Virtuosity Rewarded (Review)
    Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov
    1. Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Partisan Review, Summer 1962, pp. 437-442
  150. [+]
    Vote for Keaton (4 Reviews)
    Buster Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down, by Tom Dardis
    1. Buster Keaton: The Man Who Wouldn't Lie Down by Tom Dardis
    2. Keaton by Daniel Moews
    3. Buster Keaton by David Robinson
    4. Keaton by Rudi Blesh
    The New York Review of Books, October 9, 1980, pp. 33-38
  151. The Waldorf Conference
    Horizon, May 1949, pp. 313-326
  152. The Wallace Campaign: An Autopsy
    Politics, Summer 1948, pp. 178-188
  153. "What is Fascism?"---The Discussion Continued
    3. Add "End of German Capitalism"
    The Partisan Review, September 1941, pp. 426-430
  154. Why Destroy Draft Cards?
    Politics, March 1947, pp. 54-55
  155. WPA Cuts---Or Jail
    The Nation, February 3, 1940, pp. 120-122
  156. Your Waiter Looks at You
    The Harpers Monthly, April 1941, pp. 517-522
  157. 10 Propositions on the War
    The Partisan Review, July 1941, pp. 271-278
  158. [+]
    25 Years of The Other America (Review)
    The Other America, by Michael Harrington
    1. The Other America by Michael Harrington
    Dissent, Spring 1987, p. 269
  159. 9. Bureaucratic Culture
    Nicholas I and Josef I
    Politics, Spring 1948, pp. 109-113
  160. No Items Found