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The Immediate Experience

Movies, Comics, Theatre, and Other Aspects of Popular Culture

Robert Warshow

Introduction by Lionel Trilling

Epilogue by Stanley Cavell

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674007260

Publication Date: 01/30/2002

Academic Trade

352 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Robert Warshow (1917–1955) was a member of the community that has come to be known as the “New York Intellectuals.” He was an editor of Commentary magazine and an astute critic of cinema. He tragically died of a heart attack at the age of 37.

At the time of his death in 1975, Lionel Trilling was University Professor at Columbia University.

Stanley Cavell (1926–2018) was Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value, Emeritus, at Harvard University. His numerous books include The Claim of Reason, Cities of Words, and Philosophy the Day after Tomorrow.

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