Edward Rothstein (born October 16, 1952) is an American critic.
Rothstein holds a B.A. from
Yale University (1973), an M.A. in English
literature from Columbia University, and a
Ph.D. from the Committee on
Social Thought at the
University of Chicago
University of Chicago (1994). In addition,
Rothstein did graduate work in mathematics at Brandeis University. He
was at the New York Times for a long time, but he took a buyout from
the newspaper and joined the Wall Street Journal.
Rothstein was the cultural critic-at-large for The New York Times,
particularly examining the reach and depth of museums, large and
small, one by one. He has worked as a music critic for The New
Republic and as the chief music critic for the Times.
Rothstein is a two-time winner of the
Deems Taylor Award for
music criticism, and was given a
Guggenheim Fellowship in 1991.
Archive of Rothstein's New York Times articles
Archive of Rothstein's tech columns in New York Times
"Mozart: In Search of the Roots of Genius", Smithsonian, February,
"Contemplating Churchill", Smithsonian, March, 2005.
Visions of Utopia (New York Public Library Lectures in Humanities),
Herbert Muschamp and
Martin E. Marty
Martin E. Marty (Oxford University Press,
2004) ISBN 0-19-517161-6.
1998 Diary in Slate
Emblems of Mind: The Inner Life of Music and Mathematics (Times Books,
Foreword to Arthur Loesser's Men, Women and Pianos: A Social History
Archive of Rothstein's essays 1979-90 in The New York Review of Books
^ Yoe, Mary Ruth, "Everybody's a critic". University of Chicago
Magazine, February, 2004 (96:3). Listing for Vision of Utopia at the
end of the UCM article appears to be incorrect; the corrected listing
in this Wiki article is based on Amazon listing, picture of book cover
at Amazon, and internal Wiki links.
Edward Rothstein on Twitter
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