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Gilbert Vivian Seldes (January 3, 1893 — September 29, 1970) was an American writer and cultural critic. He was editor and drama critic of The Dial. He also hosted the NBC television program The Subject is Jazz.

Born in Alliance, New Jersey, he attended Harvard University and was the New York correspondent for T. S. Eliot's The Criterion.

In the 1930s, Seldes adapted Lysistrata and A Midsummer Night's Dream for Broadway. Later he made films, wrote radio scripts and became the first director of television for CBS News and the founding dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

The actress Marian Seldes is his daughter. The journalist George Seldes was his older brother.

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Total Books: 12
The Stammering Century
2012 - The Stammering Century (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781590175804
ISBN-10: 1590175808
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences

Your Money and Your Life a Manual for the Middle Classes
2010 - Your Money and Your Life a Manual for the Middle Classes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781152849846
ISBN-10: 1152849840

Proclaim Liberty
2007 - Proclaim Liberty (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781406747041
ISBN-10: 1406747041

The Stammering Century
2004 - The Stammering Century (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780766186163
ISBN-10: 0766186164
Genre: History

The 7 Lively Arts
2001 - The 7 Lively Arts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486414737
ISBN-10: 0486414736
Genres: Arts & Photography, Nonfiction

The Public Arts
1994 - The Public Arts [Classics in Communication and Mass Culture] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781560007487
ISBN-10: 1560007486

Hour With the Movies and the Talkies
Hour with the Movies and the Talkies [Cinema Program Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780405041082
ISBN-10: 040504108X

Movies Come from America
Movies Come From America [Aspects of Film] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780405111440
ISBN-10: 0405111444

New Mass Media
New Mass Media (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780818301858
ISBN-10: 0818301856

Great Audience
Great Audience (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780837128023
ISBN-10: 0837128021