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George Jean Nathan

(1882—1958)


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(1882–1958),

American essayist, drama critic, and polemicist, co‐founder in 1924 (with H. L. Mencken) and editor of the American Mercury. He published many collections of theatre criticism and essays, including The Popular Theatre (1918), The Critic and the Drama (1922), and Art of the Night (1938).

Subjects: Theatre — Literature.


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