The Critical Response to Tom Wolfe

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THE CRITICAL RESPONSE TO TOM WOLFE

EDITED BY DOUG SHOMETTE

Critical Responses in Arts and Letters, Number 3 Cameron Northouse, Series Editor

Greenwood Press Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Recent Titles in Critical Responses in Arts and Letters ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Series Foreword xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • Notes xxviii
  • Chronology xxix
  • The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby 1
  • Infarcted! Tabescent! 3
  • The Wolfe-Man 5
  • True Facts and Artifacts 7
  • Review of The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby 9
  • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test The Pump House Gang 11
  • Go With the Flow 13
  • Review of The Pump House Gang 15
  • Involved Journalism 17
  • Review of The Pump House Gang and The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test 19
  • Review of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test 23
  • An Exploration of Power: Tom Wolfe's Acid Test 25
  • Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers 41
  • Dandy in the Ghetto 43
  • That Night at Lenny's 45
  • Fish in the Brandy Snifter 47
  • Dandy Monocle 49
  • Cry Wolfe 51
  • The New Journalism 55
  • When Fiction Is No Stranger To Fact 57
  • Tom Wolfe - A Prophet Looks Back on the Good Old Days of the New Journalism 59
  • Review of The New Journalism 65
  • What's New? 67
  • The Painted Word 73
  • Crying Wolfe 75
  • Review of The Painted Word 77
  • Cafe Criticism 79
  • Review of The Painted Word 83
  • Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine 87
  • Imprisoned in the Sixties 89
  • Review of Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine 95
  • The Mature Wolfe 97
  • Review of Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine 101
  • Review of Mauve Gloves & Madmen, Clutter & Vine 103
  • The Lives of Writers 105
  • The Right Stuff 111
  • Orbital Chic 113
  • Skywriting with Gus and Deke 117
  • Review of The Right Stuff 121
  • The Magnificent Seven 123
  • The Legend on the License 125
  • From Bauhaus to Our House 135
  • Tom Wolfe vs. Modern Architecture 137
  • Prose and Prejudice 141
  • Tom Wolfe Behind the Facade of Modernism 143
  • Wolfe: Tilting His Lance at the Glass Box 145
  • Lords of Glass, Steel and Concrete 147
  • Crying Wolfe 155
  • From Our House To Las Vegas 157
  • Review of From Bauhaus to Our House 161
  • The Purple Decades: A Reader 165
  • The Best Right Stuff 167
  • Tom Wolfe and His Dissecting Pen 171
  • Review of The Purple Decades: A Reader 175
  • The Poet Laureate of Pop 177
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities 179
  • Dandy Does Dickens 181
  • What The Dickens! Tom Wolfe Has Written a New York Novel 183
  • Review of The Bonfire of the Vanities 185
  • Golden Crumbs and Mouse Bites: On a Modern Fable of Manhattan 189
  • The Far-Right Stuff 191
  • An Icy Dip in the Real World 195
  • Eggh, whaddaya? Whaddaya Want From Me? 199
  • The Ruling Class 203
  • Works by Tom Wolfe 207
  • Additional Readings 209
  • Index 217
  • About the Editor 225
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