The White Negro.City Lights Books, San Francisco , 1957 Stock Code: 125318
NotesFirst separate issue, originally published in Dissent in the same year. Mailer's article "was by far the most extraordinary piece that appeared in Dissent" (Lennon, p. 233) and helped bring the journal to a greater prominence. Mailer argues that the American psyche has become conformist and terrorised, as a result of the holocaust and the nuclear age. It remains Mailer's best-known and most frequently reprinted essay.
Octavo. Original paper wrappers.
Covers very lightly toned with a few tiny marks on front cover, else a very good copy.
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