Rock critic and cultural commentator Greil Marcus earned a degree in American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley. Marcus was a columnist and the first reviews editor for Rolling Stone magazine. He also has also written for Creem, the Village Voice and Artforum.
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Critic and writer Luc Sante has been opining about art and culture since the mid-80s.
He frequently contributes to the New York Book Review and has written for the Village Voice. His books include Low Life (1991), Evidence (1992), The Factory of Facts (1998), Walker Evans (1999), and Kill All You
As with any movement of which its title and ideological thrust is foisted unwittingly and often unwarrantedly upon its supposed members, the Theater of the Absurd is as awkward and uneasy a fit for Eugène Ionesco's literary and artistic endeavors as they are for Samuel Beckett or Jean Genet
Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived