Ever since the founding of Salmagundi by Robert Boyers in 1965, the journal has been synonymous with the best writers producing first-rate essays on a variety of topics. The contributors' list reads like a who's who of influential contemporary writers and critics, from the Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney to one of the more influential literary and cultural critics, Tzvetan Todorov, and the historian John Boswell. The New Salmagundi Reader comprises forty-three pieces in subject categories such as The Sense of the Past; Homelands; Writers; The Art Scene; Politics; and Varieties.... and allows for a hovering, if inexplicit, suggestion that the Egyptians are important just because the originators of the earliest dynasty were black.18 I will admit (at the risk of being thought to be just another philistine analytic philosopher) thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||The new Salmagundi reader : [culture and politics, literature and literary theory, essays, debates, symposia]|
|Author||:||Robert Boyers, Peggy Boyers|
|Publisher||:||Syracuse University Press - 1996|