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Just Words Lillian Hellman, Mary Mccarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America (Hardcover)

Author:  Alan Ackerman
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0300167121
ISBN-13: 9780300167122
Sku: 217622562
Publish Date: 6/1/2011
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.75L x 1.25T
Pages:  361
 
*Author: Ackerman, Alan *Subtitle: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversation in America *Publication Date: 2011/06/28 *Number of Pages: 361 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Language: English *Depth: 1.25 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.50
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In an appearance on The Dick Cavett Show in 1980, the critic Mary McCarthy glibly remarked that every word author Lillian Hellman wrote was a lie, "including 'and' and 'the.'" Hellman immediately filed a libel suit, charging that McCarthy's comment was not a legitimate conversation on public issues but an attack on her reputation. This intriguing book offers a many-faceted examination of Hellman's infamous suit and explores what it tells us about tensions between privacy and self-expression, freedom and restraint in public language, and what can and cannot be said in public in America.
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Product attributePublisher:   Yale University Press
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