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Kermit Lansner

Fall 1952

Albert Camus

By Kermit Lansner

Some ten years ago, in an essay1 remarkable for its generosity and perception, Sartre analysed Camus L’Etranger in the light of Le Mythe de Sisyphe, a book of philosophical essays […]

Winter 1952

Art Notes from Paris

By Kermit Lansner

The Hôtel Drouot I have been harboring some rough notes which I now offer to any young man in search of a real problem for a dissertation. Subject: the transformation […]

Spring 1951

Burke, Burke, the Lurk

By Kermit Lansner

A Rhetoric of Motives by Kenneth Burke. Prentice Hall. $5.00. I have often wondered at the intemperate reactions to Mr. Kenneth Burke’s work. A Rhetoric of Motives, to cite the […]

Spring 1950

Malraux’s Aesthetic

By Kermit Lansner

Undoubtedly there will be a great deal of critical effort exercised in assimilating this extraordinary book to André Malraux’s previous writing and to his career. It need only be said […]

Winter 1955

Art Letter

By Kermit Lansner

Museum and Anti-Museum The way in which the brilliant conceit of a writer can dominate discussion was well illustrated this past year by the endless talk about the theory of […]