- p. 285, The Best American Essays 1986.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
EDWARD ROTHSTEIN is the music critic for The New Republic and a senior editor at the Free Press, Macmillan Inc. He was a music critic for The New York Times and did graduate work in mathematics, literature, and philosophy at Brandeis and Columbia universities, and at the Committee on Social Though at the University of Chicago. His essays on literature, science, and culture have appeared in The New York Review of Books, Commentary, The American Scholar, Musical Quarterly, the Washington Post, and other publications. He is at work on a study of the friendship between Gershom Scholem and Walter Benjamin.