Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World

@inproceedings{Bloom1986ProdigalST,
  title={Prodigal Sons: The New York Intellectuals and Their World},
  author={Alexander Bloom},
  year={1986}
}
"A herd of independent minds," Harold Roseberg once labelled his fellow intellectuals. They were, and are, as this book shows, a special and fascinating group, including literary critics like Lionel Trilling, Alfred Kazin, Irving Howe, Leslie Fiedler, Philip Rahv, and William Phillips; social scientists like Nathan Glazer; art critics and historians Clement Greenberg, Harold Rrosenberg, and Meyer Schapiro; novelist Saul Bellow; and political journalists Irving Kristol and Norman Podhoretz… Expand
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