End of the Century

C-SPAN, lecture at Brown University, April 17, 1996.

Mr. Wolfe, who is working on his latest novel, The Mayflies, spoke about the intellectual environment in the United States since 1945. He emphasized that the two main influences on the spirit of this age were material prosperity and a fundamental skepticism. He also stated that the U.S. stands on the threshold of an American age in the world.