Paul Johnson Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Auchincloss, Kenneth. “Hymn of the Republic.” Newsweek (2 March 1998): 78.

Auchincloss gives a generally positive assessment of A History of the American People, though he notes that the book falters in focus during its discussion of the late-twentieth century.

Buruma, Ian. “The Gospel According to Paul.” New Yorker (20 May 1996): 93–96.

In this following review, Buruma offers a negative assessment of The Quest for God, objecting to Johnson's views on freedom, democracy, and authority.

Clarke, David. Review of A History of the American People, by Paul...

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