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Criticism, The Desperate Art: Pauline Kael and the Partisan Review

Note: A revised version of this essay appears in┬áTalking about Pauline Kael: Critics, Filmmakers, and Scholars Remember an Icon (edited by Wayne Stengel), 2015. Before she was Pauline Kael, New Yorker movie critic, Pauline Kael was one of many young American writers in the sway of the great critics of the 1930s. In his recently…