A Moral Temper: The Letters of Dwight MacDonald

Michael Wreszin (Editor) Michael Wreszin (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$35.00
Publisher
Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Publish Date
August 06, 2001
Pages
481
Dimensions
6.61 X 1.56 X 9.57 inches | 2.02 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781566633932
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About the Author

In addition to his biography of Dwight Macdonald, Michael Wreszin has written the lives of two other American intellectual journalists--Oswald Garrison Villard and Albert Jay Nock. Mr. Wreszin is professor emeritus of history at Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Reviews

Bracing and very interesting...wonderful stuff.--Adrienne Miller "Esquire "
I find these letters to be remarkable...entertaining, quirky, irritating, delightful, and illuminating.--Norman Mailer
Brilliant.--Dwight Gardner "The New York Times "
Wreszin is to be commended for bringing these letters together.--John B. Judis, Senior Editor, New Republic
It may be that we get only one Dwight Macdonald a century...He is a bracing writer and, not incidentally, the Leonardo of the well-drawn distinction.--Erik Wensberg, Editor, Modern American Usage
The keenness of Macdonald's wit is everywhere apparent in these marvelous letters.--The Review of Higher Education