They have left a society where they could not be Jews, to live where they can no longer be Russians.
From the man who brought you Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and, among others, Bambi, came a school to upstage any other. “A completely new approach to training in the arts . . . that is the principal thing I hope to leave when I move on to greener pastures,” he said. “If I can help provide a place to develop the talent of the future, I think I will have accomplished something.”
“This used to be a reallv straight, conformist campus. Now everybody wears jeans and the blue work shirt,” —editor of the Post, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
"Writers expect too much. They expect, like God, to begin with the word and end with rest on the seventh cay, which is the day when everybody reads the New York Times Book Review."
If this is the era for assaulting university presidents and prancing nude in Harvard houses, can life in a typical college fraternity still be the same? To the hopflavored surprise of Mr. Gold, author of FATHERS, THE MAN WHO WAS NOT WITH IT, and other novels, the answer — at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in any case — proved to be, Yes.
Author and teacher, two of whose novels, THE MAX WHO WAS NOT WITH ITand THE OPTIMIST, hare been published under the Atlantic—Litlle, Brown imprint, HERBERT GOLD here discusses the tone and the themes which he believes will characterize the fiction of the coming decade.