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A New York Review Books Original An uncompromising contrarian, a passionate polemicist, a man of quick wit and wide learning, an anarchist, a pacifist, and a virtuoso of the slashing phrase, Dwight Macdonald was an indefatigable and indomitable critic of America s susceptibility to well-meaning cultural fakery: all those estimable, eminent, prizewinning works of art that are said to be good and good for you and are not. He dubbed this phenomenon Midcult and he attacked it not only on aesthetic but on political grounds. ...

Masscult and Midcult: Essays Against the American Grain 2011, New York Review of Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590174470

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