On the Contrary

On the Contrary: Articles of Belief, 1946-1961 by Mary McCarthy. 1962 Noonday, second printing (c/r 1951) 312 pages. Wear to cover in good condition, pages tanned and clean in good condition. Includes the essays "An Academy of Risk," "Tyranny of the Orgasm," and "The Vassar Girl."

"It is this guilty fear of criticism, at bottom, this sense of being surrounded by an unappreciative world, that is the source of our demands for loyalty, from teachers, from public performers, from veterans getting subsidized housing, from all those, in short, whom we regard as our pensioners."

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