The Press: Women's Lib: Mailer v. Millett

In Armies of the Night, his Pulitzer-prizewinning journal of the 1967 antiwar march on the Pentagon, Norman Mailer lists his self-citations: "warrior, presumptive general, ex-political candidate, embattled aging enfant terrible of the literary world, wise father of six children, radical intellectual, existential philosopher, hard-working author, champion of obscenity, husband of four battling sweet wives, amiable bar drinker, and much exaggerated street fighter, party giver, hostess insulter." Not bad, but incomplete. Add frustrated novelist, passionate movie dabbler, sexual scientist, terror of the TV talk shows, critic of the global village and, to the...

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