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The Hollywood Sign by Leo Braudy
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HERE'S A WELCOME ADDITION to the ingenious Yale series on “Icons of America” (edited by Mark Crispin Miller), which already includes Kyle Gann on John Cage’s 4’ 33”, Josh Ozersky on The Hamburger, and Molly Haskell on Gone With the Wind. This time the subject is silent, bigger than a burger but as much a gesture at eternity as Scarlett O’Hara’s plans for tomorrow. Read more...

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