Mary G. Gotschall


William Phillips: Partisan Review Retrospective

At age 70, William Phillips is a feisty old man. He has had need of spit and brimstone in his


Germany's Heartbreak Kid

T HE FRENCH HAVE a word for people with an uncanny knack for getting along: they call them debrouillards. Maria


Taking Sides in a Circle

B ERTOLT BRECHT is one of those playwrights about whom there can be no equivocation. In his plays, like it


The Dawn Duel: Blueberries At Ten Paces

Six-thirty a.m.--an ungodly hour in anyone's estimation, but especially so on a Saturday morning. Not even Elsie's is open. Birds


Bok Writes Open Letter About Gifts, Draws Fire for Kirkland House Speech

President Bok's after-dinner speech at last Thursday's Kirkland House senior dinner apparently raised the hackles of more than one guest


It Won't Work

P RESIDENT CARTER'S decision to decontrol the price of oil before the 1981 deadline set by law makes the worst


A Big Hot Mama With Blue Suede Shoes

G IGOLOS are perhaps not the stuff of which musical comedies are made of. But Rogers and Hart manage to


Chez Adams and the Great Dining Hall Mystery

The parslied carrot spears glistened appetizingly before my eyes. I was hard-put deciding between the baked bluefish almondine or roast


Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

B ACK in the mid-sixties pop art made its debut on the American scene; all the most ludicrous examples of


On the Air

Ever had a craving for a tune called "Go Mental," by The Ramones? Some evening, would you really get into


Haute Cuisine Over Easy

"I'm not a grown-up food writer," insists Calvin Trillin. Though author of two books on eating-- American Fried and his


K-Land Bandstand

"Awesome!" Screwdriver in hand, Andy Kasper stands back and purveys his work. Kasper, a senior in Kirkland House, has undertaken


Going to the Dogs

So you've been to the Aquarium and seen the ninety-gallon shark tank. You've followed the Freedom Trail to its natural


MIT Graduate Economics Rated Tops

Two major educational journals have rated MIT's graduate economics instruction higher than Harvard's in "effectiveness of program." A recently-released report


Financial Aid Varies In Grad Schools

Harvard Business School evidently believes its students should lead a more plush lifestyle than students at other Harvard graduate schools,

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board