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Miriam Tane


A Failure of American Justice

The Haymarket Tragedy. By Paul Avrich. Princeton. $29. 50. Having just read "Mr. America," Harold Bloom's reflections on Emerson, I found the protagonists, labor anarchists and capitalist anarchists, of Avrich's work in the Emersonian grain. Bloom [...]

A Feminist Fantasy

The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work. By Germaine Greer. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $25.00. In Arnold Hauser's Social History of Art, women drop from view, and from the discussion, at the close of the Neolithic Age when m [...]

A Heart That Speaks

Journey Around My Room: The Autobiography of Louis Bogan, A Mosaic. By Ruth Limmer. Viking. $13.95. Ruth Limmer describes as a mosaic the life of Louise Bogan she fits together out of notebook, journal, parts of letters, stories, criticism, poems, [...]