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The lively arts

Gilbert Seldes and the transformation of cultural criticism in the United States
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Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970, Seldes, Gilbert, 1893-1970 -- Influence, Art critics -- United States -- Biography, Arts and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Popular culture -- United S

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StatementMichael Kammen.
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LC ClassificationsN7483.S38 K36 1996
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Paginationx, 495 p. :
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Open LibraryOL780588M
ISBN 100195098684
LC Control Number95012446

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Scott Fitzgerald--and the enemy of Ezra Pound, H.L. Mencken, and Ernest Hemingway. He was so influential a critic that Edmund Wilson declared that he had played a leading role in the liquidation of genteel culture in America.

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