By Alan M. Wald
Not like different students who emphasize the affinity of the "New York Intellectuals" for literary modernism and its principally Jewish composition as its defining features, Wald reveals those qualities to be secondary to the group's agonizing efforts within the Nineteen Thirties and after to construct a Marxist substitute to the respectable Communist circulate. Wald offers an soaking up account of this misunderstood bankruptcy within the historical past of literary radicalism and the Marxist highbrow culture within the United States.
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