The Critical Point, On Literature And Culture.
New York, Horizon Press, 1973. 24cm x 16cm. 232 pages. Original Hardcover with illustrated dustjacket. Very good condition with only minor signs of wear.
A collection of the best essays by one of the pre-eminent critics in America/ “What’s the Trouble: Social Crisis, Crisis of Civilization, or Both?”/ a series of illuminating studies – the role of the city in literature; major novelists from the nineteenth century to the present/ work of Zola, Dotoevsky, Solzhenitsyn, Lukacs, Saul Bellow and Philip Roth/ poets, Ezra Pound, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Sylvia Plath/ essays on the literature of suicide/ George Steiner/ Gandhi and psychoanalysis/ sexual politics.