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Masscult and Midcult
Essays Against the American Grain
Written by Dwight Macdonald
Edited by John Summers
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

Political radical, trenchant essayist, and impresario of the New York intellectuals, Dwight Macdonald was one of the towering figures of twentieth-century American letters. In his most famous and controversial essay, “Masscult and Midcult”, MacDonald turns his formidable critical attention to what he sees as a new, and potentially catastrophic, development in... Read more >
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Masscult and Midcult
Essays Against the American Grain
Written by Dwight Macdonald
Edited by John Summers
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: eBook, 328 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

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The Liberal Imagination

Written by Lionel Trilling
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.95

The Liberal Imagination is one of the most admired and influential works of criticism of the last century, a work that is not only a masterpiece of literary criticism but an important statement about politics and society. Published in 1950, one of the chillier moments of the Cold War, Trilling’s essays... Read more >
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The Liberal Imagination

Written by Lionel Trilling
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: eBook
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: July 18, 2012
Price: $16.95

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Memoirs of Hecate County

Written by Edmund Wilson
Introduction by Louis Menand


Format: Trade Paperback, 472 pages
Publisher: NYRB Classics
On Sale: September 30, 2004
Price: $19.95

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