Review: Christopher Benfey on hunting in America

Christopher Benfey, a cultural critic who has written about Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Emily Dickinson, and much else in the American past and present, considers Philip Dray’s new history of hunting in America.

The American love affair with hunting—“our country’s most enduring romance,” according to the historian Philip Dray in his…

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