Item #012979 CONFESSIONS OF A CULTIST: ON THE CINEMA 1959/1969. Andrew. . Glaser Sarris, Milton, Dan Wolfe, dustjacket desgin.
CONFESSIONS OF A CULTIST: ON THE CINEMA 1959/1969

CONFESSIONS OF A CULTIST: ON THE CINEMA 1959/1969

NY: Simon & Schuster, 1970. 1st Edition. Hardcover. DEDICATION COPY from author and Village Voice film critic to his editor and publisher Village Voice founding editor Dan Wolfe. Sarris (1928 - 2012) was the film critic at the Voice beginning in 1960, and the leading proponent of the auteur theory of film, and one of the nation's most influential film critics. After leaving the Voice he wrote for the New York Observor and then taught at Columbia University's film program. Dan Wolfe (1915 - 1996) founded the weekly Village Voice in 1955 along with psychologist Edwin Fancher and author Norman Mailer, a friend of Fancher. Sarris dedciates the book, a lot of which are essays that appeared in the Voice, to both Wofe and Fancher. Sarris inscribes the book to Wolfe on the ffe: "Dear Dan, Just a small token of my deep appreciation. And as for the Voice, today the Village! Tomorrow the world! Sincerely, Andrew Harris" Near fine copy in near fine uncliipped dustjacket with a short tear rear panel top edge. Dustjacket designed by Milton Glaser in the signature Push Pin Studio style. A great momento of new journalism and cultural criticism in Seventies Manhattan. Near Fine / Near Fine. Item #012979

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