Instead of men of letters
," Gross writes, "there are academic experts, mass media pundits, cultural functionaries.
He was the last in a long line of engaged and very public intellectuals, a tradition that included, in the twentieth century alone, Zola, Malraux, Camus; if France is no longer turning out Voltaire-quality men of letters
, then what is France?
The correspondence of Allen Tate and Cleanth Brooks, old friends and two of the most outstanding Southern men of letters
of their generation, consists of some 250 letters covering a period of forty-three years, from 1933 until 1976.
As a novelist (``The Bridge of San Luis Rey''), playwright (``Our Town,'' ``The Skin of Our Teeth,'' ``The Matchmaker'') and screenwriter (``Shadow of a Doubt''), Wilder created a permanent niche as one of America's most esteemed men of letters
I have come across men of letters
who have written history without taking a part in public affairs, and politicians who have concerned themselves with producing events without thinking about them.
So many pages here contain sentences and passages worth quoting, by one of our most gifted and knowledgeable contemporary men of letters
Sheikh Salman, also chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), underlined the momentousness of combining Arab efforts, especially by intellectual, men of letters
and thinkers, to highlight the bright image of the Arab culture to reinforce constructive and development thinking.
The forum's first edition would be held in Abu Dhabi next May and is open for all Arab writers and men of letters
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamps to pay homage to contribution of men of letters
, including renowned writers (late) Ashfaq Ahmed, Mumtaz Mufti and Qudrat Ullah Shahab.
Muscat, May 13 (ONA) Sheikh Mohammed bin Sa'ayid al-Kalbani, Minister of Social Development met with a number of officials of the Boards of Oman Film Society, Omani Journalists Association and Omani Writers and Men of Letters
Association, during his visit to the new building, which was constructed at the Airport Highest as per the Royal orders.
draws on unpublished correspondence as well as published writing, especially Ralph Ellison's nonfiction and Kenneth's Burke's rhetorical theory, in this exploration of the 50-year friendship between two American men of letters
and their ongoing dialogue on race.
A number of Saudi writers and men of letters
believe the movement only started in the 1970s or the 1980s.