This year marks the semi-centennial of the publication of Gone with the Wind. That occasion merits celebration, for to the most remarkable degree Margaret Mitchell's epic remains a central icon of 20th-century American civilization. After 50 years [...]
Caroline Gordon and The Southern Literary Renaissance. By Anne Waldron. Putnam. $14.95.
Caroline Gordon: A Biography. By Veronica Makowsky. Oxford. $21.95.
Caroline Gordon wrote. Although 50 years ago many of the United States' most notable people [...]
Major Butler's Legacy: Five Generations of a Slave-Holding Family. By Malcolm Bell, Jr. Georgia. $29.95.
In Major Butlers Legacy, Malcolm Bell, Jr. has created a compelling and important book. He has produced good history, good literature, and mor [...]
The Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and Its Quarrels with Science. By Paul R. Gross and Norman Levitt. Johns Hopkins. $25.95.
As a critique of American academic culture, The Higher Superstition belongs on the same shelf with Allan Bloom's The [...]