Letters: Mar. 11, 1966

Anti-Matter

Sir: Your truly splendid Essay on American humor [March 4] describes a condition prevalent in the sister arts. If contemporary native humor lacks the comic, it is no less true that poetry has won for itself the name of "antipoetry"; the human portrait in painting and sculpture is a confused mass of cogs and angles; the latest creative hero, Truman Capote, in writing a novel, has disposed of fiction; finally, we have a rising school of theologians who advocate religion without God!

JOHN COURNOS

New York City

In the Year 2000

Sir: Your Essay...

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