Christine Stansell, 5 June 1997
Show More Kenneth Burke in Greenwich Village: Conversing with the Moderns, 1915-31 by Jack Selzer.
Wisconsin, 284 pp., £45, February 1997, 0 299 15184 0Show More
“... downtown Greenwich Village around 1912. It was Greenwich Village that drew Kenneth Burke. There, Jack Selzer argues, he found the materials and the employment over the next fifteen years to establish himself as one of America’s most original and provocative literary critics. Burke never graduated from college; he held no formal post in the academy. He ...”