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George Beiswanger

Winter 1942

Ambivalent Heritage

By George Beiswanger

Darwin, Marx, Wagner: Critique of a Heritage by Jacques Barzun. Little, Brown. $2.15   Blitzkrieg days bring forth blitzkrieg books. Jacques Barzun, whose preceding volumes were not exempt from a […]

Spring 1944

Broadway Letter

By George Beiswanger

The most prosperous and barren season in years—this is the current story in a nutshell. For an out-of-town visitor, a select list might read as follows. Othello, because it is […]

Winter 1943

Broadway Letter

By George Beiswanger

New York, November 1, 1942. More and more, the war effort is making its expected inroads upon stage personnel, and the capacities out of which theatre springs are being converted […]

Spring 1942

Broadway Letter

By George Beiswanger

Barring some major turn of events during the remainder of the theater season, the year will go down on the record as the least productive since American playwriting got under […]