Volume 22, Number 2 (Winter 1982)
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Paul Elmer More and the Relevance of Life and Letters
In this essay from 1982, Mr. Jamieson reviews the life and thought of the great Humanist critic turned Christian apologist.
Best of the Bookman 22 May 2016
Solzhenitsyn: The Moral Vision by Edward E. Ericson, Jr.
William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1980.
Hardcover, 239 pages.
Best of the Bookman 29 May 2016
The Oral Tradition
Robert Penn Warren Talking: Interviews 1950–1978, edited by Floyd C. Watkins and John T. Hiers. Random House, 1980. Hardcover, 289 pp., $12.95.
Best of the Bookman 5 June 2016
The Literary and Southern Schooling of ‘Mad Jack’ Randolph
The Education of John Randolph,
by Robert Dawidoff.
W. W. Norton & Co., 1979.
Hardcover, 346 pp., $19.95.
All great systems, ethical or political, attain their ascendency over the minds of men by virtue of their appeal to the imagination; and when they cease to touch the chords of wonder and mystery and hope, their power is lost, and men look elsewhere for some set of principles by which they may be guided.
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The University Bookman is joining Fordham University in hosting the award-winning poet and critic A. M. Juster on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 6:00pm on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus (McMahon Hall, Rm. 109; use the entrance on West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan). Juster will speak on “Riddles, Elegies, and Satires: Adventures in Translation.” The event is free and open to the public and registration is not required.
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