57.1

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“The White Negro (Superficial Reflections on the Hipster).” Dissent 4 (summer), 276-93. Essay.

Mailer’s most celebrated and castigated essay is also one of the most anthologized since World War II. It is usually reprinted with “Reflections on Hipsterism” (58.1), a follow-up discussion of the original essay.

Rpt: The Beat Generation and the Angry Young Men, edited by Gene Feldman and Max Gartenberg. New York: Citadel Press, 29 May 1958; Voices of Dissent: A Collection of Articles from “Dissent” Magazine. New York: Grove Press, after 15 October, 1958; 59.8a, 59.13, 98.7 (partial), 13.1. See 56.16, 58.4a, 83.12, and James Baldwin’s response, “The Black Boy Looks at the White Boy,” Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (New York: Dial, 1961); 13.2, 219-24.

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