Chronicles Magazine Literature

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    Versailles-on-Hudson

    A critic who tries to stay abreast of the literature of his time, in any time, deserves respect as well as sympathy from less heroic readers content to pick and choose from among the deluge of titles that sends one literary year after the next...

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    Rehabilitating Poe

    Edgar Allan Poe was the finest American writer to be transformed into a "personality" in his own lifetime and, like Fran├žois Villon, to be known less for his work than for his person.

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    The Right Fork

    "I ask myself again why anyone would find interest in the private dimensions of my own history," muses Nobel laureate economist James M. Buchanan in his new collection of personal and intellectual autobiographical essays.

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