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Stephen Spender

Stephen Spender

The Chairman A Sense of the Present. by William Phillips. Chilmark. 241 pp. $5.75. As a founder of Partisan Review, William Phillips is assured of a place in the...

Stephen Spender reports here on the intellectual and cultural climate of England against a background of economic crisis and political uncertainty. How does the writer,...

Beyond Liberalism The Liberal Imagination. By Lionel Trilling. Viking. 303 pp. $3.50.   This is a difficult book to review. The difficulty is that Mr. Trilling has a single theme—a...

Nightmare and Redemption The Sleepwalkers. by Hermann Broch. Translated by Willa and Edwin Muir. New York, Pantheon, 1948. 648 pp. $5.00   I first read The Sleepwalkers when it appeared...

A Heroic Drama Jacob’s Dream by Richard Beer-Hofmann Translated by Ida Bension Wynn. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, 1947. 188 pp. $2.50.   Recent years have seen a revival...

Stephen Spender, the well-known English poet, is among those intellectuals who seek to play an active part in efforts to meet the problems that face...

Reopening the Lines of Communication in Western Culture In September of 1946, a meeting of European intellectuals was held in Geneva. This meeting was organized by...