TITLE

MANNA FOR THE MASSES

AUTHOR(S)
Friar, Kimon
PUB. DATE
June 1952
SOURCE
New Republic;6/16/52, Vol. 126 Issue 24, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article critically appraises the book "New World Writing." It is important news to the public and writers alike when to such a series a new title--"New World Writing," an anthology of current literature of 315 pages with a first printing of 110,000, selling for 50 copy--is added by the publishers and promised twice a year. The manifesto of this project is ringing and heartening, and it rejects "the cynical portrait of the American reader as a juvenile oaf" and points to the phenominal sales in reprint of books of quality.
ACCESSION #
14464461

 

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