Scholarship

Criticism

Abrams, Sabrina Fuchs. Mary McCarthy: Gender, Politics, and the Postwar Intellectual. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2004.

—. “Women On War: Mary Mccarthy, Susan Sontag, And Diana Trilling Debate The Vietnam War.” Women’s Studies 37.8 (2008): 987-1007.

Ackerman, Alan. Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and the Failure of Public Conversations in American Literature. New Haven, Yale University Press, 2011.

Aldridge, John. “Mary McCarthy: Princess Among the Trolls.” Time to Murder and       Create:The Contemporary Novel in Crisis. New York: David McKay Co., 1966. 95-132.

Bennett, Joy and Gabriella Hochmann. Mary McCarthy: An Annotated Bibliography. New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1992.

Brightman, Carol, ed. Between Friends: The Correspondence of Hannah Arendt and      Mary McCarthy: 1949-1975. New York: Harcourt Brace & Company, 1995.

—. “Mary, Still Contrary.” The Nation 19 May 1984: 611-618. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 234-349.

—. Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World. New York: Clarkson Potter Publishers, 1992.

Brower, Brock. “Mary McCarthyism.” Esquire July 1962: 62-67. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 30-45.Potter/ Publishers, 1992.

Chamberlain, John Renssealer. “The Conservative Miss McCarthy.” National Review     22 Oct.1963: 353-355.

Connolly, Cyril. “Introduction to The Oasis.” Horizon 19.110 (Feb. 1949): 74.

Decter, Midge. “Missing Mary Mccarthy.” Commentary 109.3 (2000): 53-55.

Dupont, Joan. “Mary McCarthy, Portrait of a Lady.” The Paris Metro Feb. 1978:       15, 16, 78. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 157-169.

Ebest, Sally Barr. “Mary McCarthy: Too Smart to be Sentimental.” To Smart to be Sentimental: Contemporary Irish American Women Writers. Ed. Sally Barr Ebest and Kathleen McInerney. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 2008.

Epstein, Joseph. “Mary McCarthy In Retrospect.” Commentary 95.(1993): 41-47.

Gelderman, Carol, ed. Conversations with Mary McCarthy. Literary Conversations      Series. Jackson: University of Mississippi, 1991.

—.  Mary McCarthy: A Life. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1988.

Gross, Miriam. “A World Out of Joint.” The Observer 14 Oct. 1979: 35. Rpt. in             Gelderman, Conversations 170-178.

Grumbach, Doris. The Company She Kept. New York: Coward-McCann, 1967.

Hardy, Willene Schaefer.  Mary McCarthy.  New York: Frederick Ungar, 1981.

Kakutani, Michiko. “Our Woman of Letters.” New York Times Magazine. March 29, 1987: 60-61, 70.

Keyser, Catherine. “‘Scratch a Socialist and You find a Snob’: Mary McCarthy, Irony, and Politics.” Playing Smart: New York Women Writers and Modern Magazine Culture. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2010.

Kiernan, Francis. Seeing Mary Plain. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2000.

Kramer, Hilton. “Mary McCarthy and Company.” Jan. 1993. Rpt. in Against the   Grain. Ed. Hilton Kramer and Roger Kimball. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1995: 287-294.

Kufrin, Joan. “The Novelist Mary McCarthy.” Uncommon Women. New York: New     Century Publishers, 1981: 73-91. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 188-208.

Leach, Laurie F. “Lying, Writing, And Confrontation: Mary Mccarthy And Lillian Hellman.” Literature Interpretation Theory 15.1 (2004): 5-28.

Marsh, Kelly A. ““All My Habits Of Mind”: Performance And Identity In The Novels Of Mary Mccarthy.” Studies In The Novel 34.3 (2002): 303-319.

Martin, Wendy. “The Satire and Moral Vision of Mary McCarthy.” Comic Relief: Humor in Contemporary American Literature. Ed. Sarah Blacher Cohen. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978. 187-206.

McKenzie, Barbara.  Mary McCarthy. Twayne’s Unite States Authors Series, 1967.

Miller, Elise. “The Shirt Of Nessus: Writers And Readers In Mary Mccarthy’s Literary Criticism.” Literature Interpretation Theory 15.1 (2004): 61-79.

Mossman, James. “Mary McCarthy Talks to James Mossman about the Vietnam War.”The Listener Jan. 1968: 78-80. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 88-94.

Murphy, Brenda “Preface: Special Issue on Mary McCarthy.” Literature Interpretation Theory Vol. 15, Issue 1, 2004.

—. “The Thirties, Public And Private: A Reassessment Of Mary Mccarthy’s “The Group”.” Literature Interpretation Theory 15.1 (2004): 81-101.

Myers, Mitzi. “you Can’t Catch Me: Mary McCarthy’s Evasive Comedy.” Regionalism and the Female Imagination 3 (Fall-Winter 1977-78): 58-69.

Nelson, Deborah. “The Virtues Of Heartlessness: Mary Mccarthy, Hannah Arendt, And The Anesthetics Of Empathy.” American Literary History 18.1 (2006): 86-101.

Newman, Edwin. “A Conversation with Mary McCarthy.” WNBC-TV, Paris. 4 Dec.    1966. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 68-87.

Niebuhr, Elisabeth. “The Art of Fiction: Mary McCarthy.” Paris Review  27 (Winter-Spring 1962): 58-94. Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 3-29.

Podhoretz, Norman. “John O’Hara and Mary McCarthy.” Doings and Undoings: The Fifties and After in American Writing. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1964. 76-93.

Rahv, Philip. “The Editor Interviews Mary McCarthy.” Modern Occasions (Fall   1970): 14-25.Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 100-113.

Revel, Jean-Francois. “Miss McCarthy Explains.” The New York Times Book Review      16 May 1971:2,24,26,28,30 Rpt. in Gelderman, Conversations 114-122.

Rhode, Eric. “A Discourse on Nature.” The Listener 11 June 1970: 785-786. Rpt.  in Gelderman, Conversations 95-99.

Rose, Barbara. “I’ll Tell No Lies: Mary McCarthy’s Memories of a Catholic Girlhood and the Fictions of Authority.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 9.1 (Spring 1990):107-126.

Rudikoff, Sonya. “An American Woman of Letters.” Hudson Review 42.1 (Spring   1989): 45-55.

Showalter, Elaine. “Killing The Angel In The House: The Autonomy Of Women Writers.” Antioch Review 50.(1992): 207-220.

Schryer, Stephen. “Mary Mccarthy’s Field Guide To Us Intellectuals: Tradition And Modernization Theory In “Birds Of America”.” Modern Fiction Studies 53.4 (2007): 821-844.

Spacks, Patricia Meyer. “Mary McCarthy: Society’s Demands.” The Female Imagination. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975: 254-260.

Stewrtka, Eve, and Margo Viscusi, eds. Twenty-Four Ways of Looking at Mary          McCarthy: The Writer and Her Work. Contributions to the Study of World Lit.70. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Stock, Irvin. “The Novels of Mary McCarthy.” Fiction as Wisdom from Goethe to       Bellow. University Park: Penn State University Press, 1980: 156-189.

Whitehorn, Katherine. “Meeting with Mary McCarthy.” The Observer 29 Aug. 1965.      Rpt. Gelderman, Conversations 65.

Whittier, Gayle. “Nature as Birthright and Birthloss: Mary McCarthy and       Colette.” Perspectives on Contemporary Literature 5 (1979): 42-54.

Widner, Eleanor. “Finally a Lady: Mary McCarthy.” Fiction of the Fifties. Ed. Warren French. Deland, Florida: Everett/Edwards, 1970: 93-102.

Wilford, Hugh. “An Oasis: The New York Intellectuals In The Late 1940S.” Journal Of American Studies 28.(1994): 209-223.

Wilson, Reuel K. “Growing Up With Edmund Wilson And Mary Mccarthy.” Paris Review 41.153 (1999): 235-251.

—. To the Life of the Silver Harbor: Edmund Wilson and Mary McCarthy on Cape Cod. Hanover and London: University Press of New England, 2008.

Reviews

 Adams, Robert Martin. “Unhappy Landings.” Rev. of Cannibals and Missionaries. New   York Review of Books 25 Oct. 1979: 38-40.

Aldridge, John. “Egalitarian Snobs.” Rev. of Birds of America. Saturday Review 8 May       1971: 21-24.

Baker, Carlos. “Members of the Family.” Rev. of Memories of a Catholic Girlhood, by       Mary McCarthy. New York Times Book Review 19 May 1957: 3.

Barr, Donald. “Failure in Utopia.” Rev. of The Oasis, by Mary McCarthy. New York    Times Book Review 14 Aug. 1949: 5, 15.

Barrett, William. “Reader’s Choice.” Rev. of The Group. Atlantic Monthly 212.3 (Sept.       1963):  120-121.

Boatwright, James. “Carnival Ducks and Acute Social Criticism.” Rev. of Birds of    America. New Republic 19 June 1971: 25-26.

Bogan, Louise. “Ecstasy and Order.” Rev. of Cast a Cold Eye, by Mary McCarthy.      New Republic 27 Nov. 1959: 18-19.

Broyard, Anatole. “An Unfriendly Ornithologist.” Rev. of Birds of America. New      York       Times 19 May 1971: 45.

Buckley, Tom. “On the Subject of Hanoi, A Muted Voice.” Book World (Chicago   Tribune)1 Dec. 1968: 24.

Burgess, Anthony. Rev. of Writing on the Wall. New York Times Book Review 8 Mar.    1970: 4, 29.

Cass, Cashenden. “Puppets in the High Bohemia.” Rev. of A Charmed Life, by Mary     McCarthy. New Republic 5 Dec. 1955: 18-19.

Chiaromonte, Nicola.  “In Praise of Florence.” Rev. of Stones of Florence. Partisan       Review 27.3 (Summer 1960): 558-560.

Connolly, Cyril. “Not Quite Enough.” Rev. of Memories. Times (London). 17 Nov. 1957: 7.

Cook, Alistair. “Mary McCarthy in Vietnam.” Chicago Sun Times. Book Week 24 Sept.   1967:1.

Cowley, Malcolm. “Bad Company.” Rev. of The Company She Keeps, by Mary        McCarthy. New Republic 25 May 1942: 737.

Coxe, Louis. “Louis Coxe: Moral Vitamins.” Rev. of Writing on the Wall. New         Republic 28 Feb. 1970: 20, 22.

Donoghue, Denis. “Should Novels Argue?” Rev. of Ideas and the Novel. New York       Times Book Review 18 Jan. 1981: 9, 27.

Doughty, Howard, Jr. “The Peacock Vein.” Rev. of The Groves of Academe, by Mary     McCarthy. Nation 22 Mar. 1952: 280-281.

Duffy, Martha. “A Tale of Two Cultures.” Time 31 May 1971.

—. “To Set the Statesmen Right.” Rev. of Vietnam. Times (London). 28 Oct. 1967:21.

Edwards, Thomas R. “Books and Arts: Cannibals and Missionaries.” New Republic 17    Nov. 1979: 30-32.

Emerson, Gloria. “The Famous Little Sting.” Rev. of Medina. New York Times Book     Review 13 Aug. 1972: 21-22.

—. “Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary.” Book World (Washington Post). 2 June 1974: 5.

Epstein, Joseph. “Too Much Even of Kreplach.” Rev. of Cannibals. Hudson Review 33.1(Spring 1980): 97-100.

Fiedler, Leslie. “The Higher Unfairness.” Rev. of The Groves of Academe, by Mary    McCarthy. Commentary 13.5 (May 1952): 503-504.

Fitzgerald, Francis. “A Nice Place To Visit.” Rev. of Hanoi, by Mary McCarthy. The New York Review of Books 13 Mar. 1969: 28-31.

Fremont-Smith, Eliot. “Report on America in Vietnam.” New York Times 1 Sept. 1967: L29.

Gill, Brendan. “The O’Hara Report and the Wit of Miss McCarthy.” Rev. of The Oasis,       by Mary McCarthy.  New Yorker 20 Aug. 1949: 64-66.

—. “Too High, Too Low.” Rev. of The Groves of Academe, by Mary McCarthy. New      Yorker 23 Feb. 1952: 106-108.

Goodwin, Richard. “Watergate Observed.” New York Times Book Review 30 June 1974:    5-6.

Gordon, Mary. “A Novel of Terrorism.” Rev. of Cannibals and Missionaries. New York Times Book Review 30 Sept. 1979: 1, 33-35.

—. “When Beauty is Truth, Truth Beauty.” Rev. of Occasional Prose. Esquire 104.5 (Nov. 1985): 249, 251.

Hamilton, Ian. “Two Cheers for Honest Paradoxology.” Rev. of Writing on the Wall.

Book World (Chicago Tribune) 15 Feb. 1970: 4.

Hansford-Johnson, Pamela. “Between Glances in the Mirror, Bright Pouncing Mind.”Rev. of On the Contrary, by Mary McCarthy. New York Times Book Review24 Sept. 1961: 6, 46.

Hardwick, Elizabeth. “Reading Around the World.” Rev. of Vietnam. Times (London).31 Dec. 1967: 22.

Herbst, Josephine. “Who is Martha?” Rev. of A Charmed Life, by Mary McCarthy.       Nation 26 Nov. 1955: 463-464.

Hicks, Granville. “Everyone Analyzes Everyone in Mary McCarthy’s A Charmed Life.”New Leader 7 Nov. 1955: 22.

—. “What To Be After Poughkeepsie.” Rev. of The Group. Saturday Review 31 Aug.    1963: 19, 30.

Hoskins, Katherine. “Give a Life to Live.” Rev. of Memories. Nation 6 July 1957: 16-      17.

Howard, Maureen. “Liberals and Libidos.” Rev. of Cannibals. Esquire 92.5 (Nov.      1979): 16, 18.

Hulbert, Ann. “The Province of Art.” Rev. of Cannibals. Commentary 71.5 (May 1981):       92-94.

Isherwood, Christopher. “Her Name Is Legion.” Rev. of The Company She Keeps, by     Mary McCarthy. Nation 20 June 1942: 714.

Just, Ward. “Fabulous North Vietnam.” Washington Post 21 Nov. 1968.

Kapp, Isa. “The’Liberal’ in the Novel.” Rev. of The Oasis, by Mary McCarthy.       Commentary 9 (Jan. 1950): 100-102.

—. “Writers and Writing: Plumbing the Heights.” Rev. of Birds of America. New     Leader 12 July 1971: 17-18.

Kaufman, Stanley. “Miss McCarthy’s Era.” Rev. of  The Group, by Mary McCarthy.      New Republic 31 Aug. 1963: 25-28.

Kermode, Frank. “Critical List.” Rev. of Writing on the Wall. New York Review of    Books 13 Aug. 1970: 31-33.

—.  “Anti-Cant.” Rev. of On the Contrary. Partisan Review 29.1 (Winter 1962):     122-      127.

Kiely, Robert. “The New Wayfarers.” Rev. of The Group. Nation 21 Sept. 1963: 163-   165.

Klein, Alexander. “Satirist’s Utopia.” Rev. of The Oasis, by Mary McCarthy. The New       Republic 5 Dec. 1949: 19-20.

Koch, Stephen. “Crime of the Left: Capt. Medina.” Nation 18 Sept. 1972: 220-222.

—. “Mary McCarthy’s Valentine to Fanny Farmer.” Rev. of Birds of America, by Mary       McCarthy. Book World, Washington Post 23 May 1971: 1,5.

Krim, Seymour. “Short Stories by Six.” Rev. of Cast a Cold Eye, by Mary McCarthy.   Hudson Review 3.4 (Winter 1951): 626-633.

Lange, Victor. “The Women and the Orphan Child.” Rev. of Memories. New Republic     24 June 1957: 18-19.

Lingeman, Richard. “She Gets No Kick in a Plane.” Rev. of Cannibals. Nation 10 Nov.       1979: 470-472.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. “Mary McCarthy Still Loves a Good Fight.” Rev. of       Writing on the Wall. New York Times  9 Feb. 1970: 37.

Lockwood, Lee. “Book Marks: Trips to Hanoi.” Nation 24 Mar. 1969: 374-377.

Lurie, Alison. “True Confessions.” Rev. of How I Grew. The NewYork Review of Books 11 June 1987: 19-20.

—. “Fictioneers.” Rev. of The Company She Keeps, by Mary McCarthy. Encounter 9.3(Sept. 1957): 76-79.

Mailer, Norman. “The Mary McCarthy Case.” Rev. of The Group. New York Review of     Books 17 Oct. 1963: 1-3.

Marshall, Margaret. “Notes by the Way.” Rev. of The Oasis, by Mary McCarthy.  Nation 17 Sept. 1949: 281-282.

Mirsky, Jonathan. “The War in Vietnam.” New York Times Book Review 26 Nov. 1967:    10, 12, 14.

Mizener, Arthur. “Fiction Chronicle.” Rev. of A Charmed Life, by Mary McCarthy.     Partisan Review 23.1 (Winter 1956): 155-57.

—. “Out of Vassar and the Town.” Rev. of The Group. New York Times Book Review25 Aug. 1963:1,44.

Morris, Alice S. “The Coveted Escape.” Rev. of A Charmed Life, by Mary McCarthy.New York Times Book Review 6 Nov. 1955: 5.

Munson, Gorham. “Parlor Pinks Playing Utopia.” Rev. of The Oasis, by Mary           McCarthy. Saturday Review 20. Aug. 1949:12-13.

Paquet, Basil T. “Is Anyone Guilty? If So, Who?” Rev. of Medina. New York Review of       Books 21 Sept. 1972: 35-38.

Podhoretz, Norman. “Mary McCarthy and the Leopard’s Spots.” Rev. of The Group. Show 3 (Oct. 1963):      52, 54-55.

—. “A Minor Cultural Event.” Rev. of Writing on the Wall. Commentary 53.4 (1972): 7-    8, 10.

Pritchard, William H. “Criticism as Literature.” Rev. of  Ideas and the Novel. Hudson       Review 34.1 (Spring 1981): 117-124.

Pritchett, V.S. “Ironical Aviary.” Rev. of Birds of America. New York Review of Books     3 June 1971: 13-15.

Rago, Henry. Rev. of The Company She Keeps, by Mary McCarthy. Commonweal 50.22(9 Sept. 1949): 536-537.

Romano, John. “In Praise of Loose Baggy Monsters.” Rev. of Ideas and the Novel. NewRepublic. 13 Dec. 1980: 32.

Rosenberg, Harold. “Up Against the News.” Rev. of Mask of State: Watergate Portraits.New York Review of Books 31 Oct. 1974: 16-18.

Rosenfeld, Isaac. “Among Friends.” Rev. of  The Groves of Academe, by Mary          McCarthy. New Republic 31 Mar. 1952: 20.

Schlesinger, Arthur, Jr. “Mary McCarthy: The Dove Who Flies Like a Hawk.” Rev. of   Vietnam, by Mary McCarthy. Book World. Chicago Tribune 24 Sept. 1967: 1,   20.

—. “Mary McCarthy’s Vision of Reality.” Rev. of On the Contrary. New Republic 9   Oct.1961: 23-24.

Schwartz, Delmore. “The Duchess’ Red Shoes.” Partisan Review 20 (Jan. 1953): 54-73.

Shaw, Peter. “Sentimental Journeys.” Rev. of Hanoi, by Mary McCarthy and Trip to    Hanoi, by Susan Sontag. Commentary 48 (July 1969): 84, 87-88.

Sheed, Wilfrid. “Her Youth Observed.” Rev. of How I Grew. New York Times Book       Review 19 April 1987: 5-6.

Smith, Peter Duval. “Mary McCarthy Said: ‘Men Have More Feeling, Women Have   More Intelligence.” Vogue Oct. 1963: 98,  99, 142, 143, 144, 149. Rpt.       in  Gelderman, Conversations 52-61.

Smith, William S. “Miss McCarthy and the Medici.” Rev. of Stones of Florence,       by Mary McCarthy. New Republic 28 Dec. 1959: 17-18.

Spender, Stephen. “American Redemption.” Rev. of Birds of America Rpt. in     Love-Hate Relations: English and American Sensibilities. New York:    Random House, 1974. 126-130.

—. “Two Witty Women.” Rev.of Venice Observed, by Mary McCarthy. Encounter 8.2     (Feb. 1957): 77-79.

Tucci, Niccolo. “An Observer Observed.” Rev. of On the Contrary. Saturday Review 7       Oct.1961:44.

Tyler, Anne. “The Sentimental Education of Mary McCarthy.” Rev. of How I Grew,      by Mary McCarthy.  Book World, Washington Post 5 April 1987: 7.

Vendler, Helen. “Mary McCarthy Again Her Own Heroine–Frozen Foods a New      Villain.” Rev. of Birds of America, by Mary McCarthy. New York Times Book Review 16 May 1971: 1, 16, 18.

Vidal, Gore. “Love, Love, Love.” Rev. of Sights and Spectacles, by Mary McCarthy.   Partisan Review 26.4 (Fall 1959): 613-623.

—. “The Thinking Man’s Novel.” Rev. of Ideas and the Novel. New York Review of    Books. 4 Dec. 1980: 10, 12.

Warren, Robert Penn. “Button, Button.” Rev. of The Company She Keeps, by Mary       McCarthy. Partisan Review 9.6 (Nov.-Dec. 1942) 537-540.

Wilson, Angus. “The Intellectual on the Aisle.” Rev. of Sights and Spectacles, by Mary McCarthy. Encounter 12 June 1959: 68-70.

Wolcott, James. “Nose Jobs.” Rev. of How I Grew. New Republic 11 May 1987: 34-37.

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