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Goodman Paul 1911-1972 Criticism and interpretation, Goodman Paul 1911-1972 Political and social views


This work is a mere fragment, a modest start, at what must be said and written about Paul Goodman. I wish to thank John Wildeman of Hofstra University who in his own way showed mutual aid to be something more than a book title. Special thanks to Dean Albertson of the University of Massachusetts. I would also like to acknowledge my personal gratitude to those others who were there when they were needed. Finally, I must acknowledge my personal debt to the creatures, trees, fields, sky, bays, waters and earth of the island of Paumanok who helped me in ways that are beyond words.