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    The Novel and the Imperial Self

    Preoccupation with the state of the novel was until about 10 years ago one of the major bores of American criticism. From the early 1950's well into the 60's, it was scarcely possible to get through a month without reading as a rule in the Sunday...

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    The Doors of Deception

    One of the many sociological uses of Hollywood is its dramatic availability when things go wrong in America. Michael Satchell, for instance, has raised the question in Parade of whether the movies by too often glamorizing drugs and alcohol...

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