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Clement Greenberg

Clement Greenberg

Chagall Illustrations for the Bible By Marc Chagall. Introduction by Meyer Schapiro. Text (Poem) by Jean Wahl. Harcourt, Brace. 15 pp.; 105 black and white plates;...

American Stereotypes by Clement Greenberg Cousins and Strangers: Comments on America by Commonwealth Fund Fellows From Britain: 1946–1952. Edited by S. Gorley Putt. Published for the Commonwealth...

Many writers have been influenced by Kafka since he came into vogue, but few seem to have gotten more than a set of mannerisms from...

Clement Greenberg offers here an assessment of the work of a great modern sculptor who has aspired “to continue the great stream of European sculpture...

Two of the Moderns Chagall. Text by Jacques Lassaigne. Ten color plates including cover. Skira: Masterpieces of French Painting. $3.50. Soutine. Text by Raymond Cogniat. Ten color plates including cover. Skira:...

The first half of this two-part article, taking off from an examination of T. S. Eliot’s Notes Towards the Definition of Culture, argued that the...

One of the “big” issues today is the direction in which machine-age culture is headed—the heights or the depths? Clement Greenberg, in this two-part article,...

The Jewish “inferiority complex” is customarily regarded as a phenomenon of assimilationism. Clement Greenberg, who has been associate editor of COMMENTARY since its founding, thinks...

The Jewish Joke Röyte Pomerantzen. Edited by Immanuel Olsvanger. New York, Schocken Books, 1947. 200 pp. $3.00.   Iz antkegen a vits muz men ophitn de töyre mer vi fun...

Pessimism For Mass Consumption An Essay on Morals. by Philip Wylie. New York, Rinehart & Co., 1947. 204 pp. $2.50.   It is to the credit of the American way...

Limits of Common Sense Years Of Wrath: A Cartoon History: 1931-1945. by David Low. With a Chronology and Text by Quincy Howe. New York, Simon and Schuster, 1946....