Vol. 27, No. 2
Partisan Review Issues
Spring 1960
Content Type:
Printed Material
Includes writings by Dwight Macdonald, Robert Lowell, Ted Hughes, Anne Sexton, James Baldwin, and Iris Murdoch.

Table of Contents:
"Masscult and Midcult," by Dwight Macdonald
"A New Year's Fable," by Vladimir Dudintsev
"The Drinker," by Robert Lowell
"Hawk Roosting," by Ted Hughes
"Some Foreign Letters," by Anne Sexton
"The Lovemaker," by Robert Mezey
Two poems by Salvatore Quasimodo
"I," poem by Vladimir Mayakovsky; translated by George Reavey
"Any Day Now," by James Baldwin
"Is There a Sociologist in the House?" by George Lichtheim
"The Hypnotized People," by Victor Anant
"Metatheater," by Lionel Abel
"Berlin Letter," by Ursula Brumm; translated by E.B. Ashton
"London Letter," by Raymond Williams
"Words and Ideas," by Iris Murdoch; review of Words and Things by Ernest Gellner
"How It Strikes a Compatriot," by Richard Wollheim; review of The Glittering Coffin, by Dennis Potter
"Poetry Chronicle," by John Hollander; reviews
Summer Knowledge, 1938-1958, by Delmore Schwartz
Ko, or A Season on Earth, by Kenneth Koch
"Fiction Chronicle," by R.W. Flint; reviews of
False Coin, by Harvey Swados
Pursuit of the Prodigal, by Louis Auchincloss
The Body's Cage, by Benjamin DeMott
The Violent Bear It Away, by Flannery O'Connor
Associated Personal Entities:
Abel, Lionel, 1910-2001
Anant, Victor, 1927-
Auchincloss, Louis
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Brumm, Ursula
DeMott, Benjamin, 1924-2005
Dudint︠s︡ev, Vladimir, 1918-1998
Flint, Robert W.
Gellner, Ernest
Hollander, John
Hughes, Ted, 1930-1998
Koch, Kenneth, 1925-2002
Lichtheim, George, 1912-1973
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977
Macdonald, Dwight
Mayakovsky, Vladimir, 1893-1930
Mezey, Robert
Murdoch, Iris
O’Connor, Flannery
Potter, Dennis
Quasimodo, Salvatore, 1901-1968
Schwartz, Delmore, 1913-1966
Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974
Swados, Harvey
Williams, Raymond
Wollheim, Richard, 1923-2003
Associated Subjects:
Berlin (Germany)—History—1945-1990
Class consciousness--United States
New Left
Popular culture
Social classes
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