Paul Zindel | Literature Criticism Critical Review by John Simon

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Paul Zindel.
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Critical Review by John Simon

SOURCE: "No Foundations, All the Way Down the Line," in New York Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 11,15 March 1971, p. 57.

A Yugoslavian-born American film and drama critic, Simon has been both praised as a judicious reviewer and censured as a petty faultfinder. He believes that criticism should be subjective, and as Andrew Sinclair has observed: "He is as absolute and arrogant in his judgments as any dictator of culture, a rigidity that is his great strength and weakness. " In the following review, he points out the shortcomings of And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little but offers a generally positive assessment of the production's acting ensemble.

The best thing to be said about And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little is that Paul Zindel wrote it well before his very charming Marigolds. I never trust a work whose title starts with...

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