Subject:

Gilbert Seldes

  • Theater

    April 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 10, 2008

    The Post Office Seizes the Unexpurgated "Lady Chatterley's Lover"

    When the Grove Press began planning its unexpurgated version of "Lady Chatterley's Lover...

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2008

    Gilbert Seldes: The ICBMs Arrive

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 17, 1958, Vol. IV, No. 8 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes HEADLINE of the century: Jupiter and Thor To Be Dropped In Favor of ICBMs --N.Y. Herald Tribune They are not the first of the gods to go. The great--perhaps greatest, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2008

    e. e. cummings and the Pulitzer

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 10, 1958, Vol. IV, No. 7 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes It is surely a remarkable coincidence that in every year which witnesses the publication of a book of poems by E. E. Cummings, the judges who award the Pulitzer Prize man ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Joyce, Picasso and Stravinsky Attend the Ballet

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 20, 1958, Vol. III, No. 43 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes No one, I hope would accuse me of using this column for personal gain. But I think it only fair to acknowledge the fact that I own stock -- one share -- in the production ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2008

    Gilbert Seldes: 'Anatomy of a Murder' Has the Consistency of Kleenex

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 16, 1958, Vol. III, No. 38 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes For over six months now a book called "Anatomy of a Murder" has been on the best-seller list -- during the past eight weeks or so it has led the list. The book has the quali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    The 76 Richest Americans

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 20, 1957, Vol. III, No. 4 (new motto on page 1: "A Greenwich Village Weekly") The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes There was a bit of front-page excitement recently over the list of the 76 richest millionaires in America as compiled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2008

    The Russian Word for Know-How

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 16, 1957, Vol. II, No. 51 The Lively Arts By Gilbert Seldes What is the Russian word for "know-how"? I am not among those who are ready to junk the whole American system of free enterprise because the Soviet Union laun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Billie Holiday Sells Out Loew's Sheridan

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 19, 1957, Vol. II, No. 34 Voice Concert Sell-Out The Village Voice and Jean Shepherd proved last Saturday night that one of the liveliest of the "lively arts" has massive appeal in Greenwich Village. "Jazz music," said Monday's New Yor ... More >>

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Can't Stop the Music

    The 'Voice' invents rock criticism

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