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  1. After the Avant-Garde (1988)
    Essays on Art and Culture
    1 Review, 1 Readable
  2. Atrocity and Amnesia (1985)
    The Political Novel Since 1945
    3 Reviews
  3. [+]
    The Brain in Spain (Review)
    The Imperative of Modernity, by Rockwell Gray
    1. The Imperative of Modernity by Rockwell Gray
    The New Republic, March 12, 1990, pp. 34-38
  4. [+]
    Brief Tour (Review)
    Western Attitudes Towards Death, by Philippe Aries
    1. Western Attitudes Towards Death by Philippe Aries
    The New Republic, August 24, 1974, p. 30
  5. [+]
    Bullets of Milk (Review)
    Toward the End of Time, by John Updike
    1. Toward the End of Time by John Updike
    The New Republic, November 17, 1997, pp. 38-41
  6. Argument
    A Case Against Feminist Criticism
    The Partisan Review, Fall 1976, pp. 602-612
  7. [+]
    A Case for Public Criticism (Review)
    Double Agent: The Critic and Society, by Morris Dickstein
    1. Double Agent: The Critic and Society by Morris Dickstein
    Dissent, Spring 1993, pp. 263-264
  8. [+]
    Clues That Lead Nowhere (2 Reviews)
    Bacacay, by Witold Gombrowicz
    1. Bacacay by Witold Gombrowicz
    2. Cosmos by Witold Gombrowicz
    The Harpers Monthly, March 2006, pp. 84-90
  9. [+]
    Counterculturalism (Review)
    R. D. Laing, by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
    1. R. D. Laing by Edgar Z. Friedenberg
    The New Republic, May 18, 1974, pp. 20-21
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    A Critic of Literature and Politics (Review)
    Writers and Politics, by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    1. Writers and Politics by Conor Cruise O'Brien
    Dissent, March 1966, pp. 215-218
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    The Dictator's Dictation (Review)
    I the Supreme, by Augusto A. Roa Bastos
    1. I the Supreme by Augusto A. Roa Bastos
    The New Republic, June 15, 1987, pp. 34-35
  12. [+]
    Discipline and Punish (Review)
    Last Vanities, by Fleur Jaeggy
    1. Last Vanities by Fleur Jaeggy
    The New Republic, November 23, 1998, pp. 38-41
  13. [+]
    Don't Run Down the Sisterhood (Review)
    The New Chastity and Other Arguments Against Women's Liberation, by Midge Decter
    1. The New Chastity and Other Arguments Against Women's Liberation by Midge Decter
    The New Republic, November 25, 1972, pp. 30-32
  14. [+]
    A Fanatical Mind (Review)
    Terrorist, by John Updike
    1. Terrorist by John Updike
    The Harpers Monthly, July 2006, pp. 89-94
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    A Generous Mind (Review)
    It's Hard to Talk About Yourself, by Natalia Ginzburg
    1. It's Hard to Talk About Yourself by Natalia Ginzburg
    The Harpers Monthly, June 2004, pp. 87-92
  16. [+]
    Identity and Diffidence (Review)
    Reading in the Dark, by Seamus Deane
    1. Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane
    The New Republic, May 19, 1997, pp. 33-35
  17. [+]
    Immodest Anthology (Review)
    The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
    1. The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
    The New Republic, January 26, 1974, p. 26
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    In Exile from Exile (Review)
    The Hooligan's Return, by Norman Manea
    1. The Hooligan's Return by Norman Manea
    The New Republic, January 19, 2004, pp. 37-40
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    The Indigenous Berserk (Review)
    American Pastoral, by Philip Roth
    1. American Pastoral by Philip Roth
    The New Republic, July 7, 1997, pp. 36-39
  20. The Laingian Family
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1974, pp. 109-119
  21. Letters
    Commentary, November 1980, pp. 4-24
  22. [+]
    Many Types of Ambiguity (2 Reviews)
    Letters to Felician, by Ingeborg Bachmann and Damion Searls
    1. Letters to Felician by Ingeborg Bachmann and Damion Searls
    2. Malina by Ingeborg Bachmann
    The Harpers Monthly, April 2005, pp. 92-98
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    The Master of Voices (Review)
    Like Most Revelations, by Richard Howard
    1. Like Most Revelations by Richard Howard
    The New Republic, March 27, 1995, p. 39
  24. [+]
    Mixed Bag (4 Reviews)
    After Experience, by William D. Snodgrass
    1. After Experience by William D. Snodgrass
    2. Firstborn by Louise Gluck
    3. The Back Country by Gary Snyder
    4. The Ribs of Death by Paul Zimmer
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1969, pp. 306-315
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    No Recovery (Review)
    Loneliness, by Robert S. Weiss
    1. Loneliness by Robert S. Weiss
    The New Republic, July 6, 1974, p. 26
  26. [+]
    Noble and Savage (Review)
    Woman of Rome, by Lily Tuck
    1. Woman of Rome by Lily Tuck
    The Harpers Monthly, July 2009, pp. 79-82
  27. [+]
    The Normality Blues (Review)
    Eduard's Homecoming, by Peter Schneider
    1. Eduard's Homecoming by Peter Schneider
    The New Republic, February 26, 2001, pp. 32-35
  28. Communications
    On the Sanity of Marat/Sade
    In Defense of the Young Leftist
    Dissent, July 1966, pp. 421-424
  29. Book Reviews
    Politics and Post-Modernism (Review)
    The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta, by Mario Vargas Llosa
    1. The Real Life of Alejandro Mayta by Mario Vargas Llosa
    Dissent, Summer 1986, pp. 371-375
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    Bicentennial Schlock (Review)
    Lying, Despair, Jealousy, Envy, Sex, Suicide, Drugs, and the Good Life, by Leslie H. Fa...
    1. Lying, Despair, Jealousy, Envy, Sex, Suicide, Drugs, and the Good Life by Leslie H. Farber
    The New Republic, November 6, 1976, pp. 30-31
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    "Family History" (Review)
    On Difficulty, and Other Essays, by George Steiner
    1. On Difficulty, and Other Essays by George Steiner
    The New Republic, January 27, 1979, pp. 36-37
  32. [+]
    The Roethke Puzzle (Review)
    The Glass House, by Allan Seager
    1. The Glass House by Allan Seager
    The New Republic, January 18, 1969, pp. 32-38
  33. [+]
    Sanity and Limitation (Review)
    The Heel of Achilles, by Arthur Koestler
    1. The Heel of Achilles by Arthur Koestler
    The New Republic, February 1, 1975, pp. 25-26
  34. Books Considered
    Sport into Dance (Review)
    The Culture of Narcissism, by Christopher Lasch
    1. The Culture of Narcissism by Christopher Lasch
    The New Republic, February 17, 1979, pp. 28-31
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    Stiflings (Review)
    The Melancholy of Resistance, by Laszlo Krasznahorkai
    1. The Melancholy of Resistance by Laszlo Krasznahorkai
    The New Republic, July 29, 2002, pp. 38-41
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    The Tedium is the Message (Review)
    The Loser, by Thomas Bernhard
    1. The Loser by Thomas Bernhard
    The New Republic, April 27, 1992, pp. 41-45
  37. [+]
    An Unsentimental Journey (2 Reviews)
    The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas, by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
    1. The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas by Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
    2. Dom Casmurro by Machado de Assis
    The New Republic, May 25, 1998, pp. 36-41
  38. V.S. Naipaul
    The American Scholar, Summer 1981, pp. 359-367
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