Arnold: 'Culture and Anarchy' and Other Writings / Edition 1

Arnold: 'Culture and Anarchy' and Other Writings / Edition 1

by Matthew Arnold
     
 

ISBN-10: 052137796X

ISBN-13: 9780521377966

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Matthew Arnold's Culture and Anarchy (1869), is one of the most celebrated works of social criticism ever written. It has become a reference point for all subsequent discussion of the relations between politics and culture. This edition establishes the authoritative text of this much-revised work, and places it alongside Arnold's three most important essays on

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Overview

Matthew Arnold's Culture and Anarchy (1869), is one of the most celebrated works of social criticism ever written. It has become a reference point for all subsequent discussion of the relations between politics and culture. This edition establishes the authoritative text of this much-revised work, and places it alongside Arnold's three most important essays on political subjects. The introduction sets these works in the context of nineteenth-century intellectual and political history. This edition also contains a chronology of Arnold's life, a bibliographical guide and full notes on the names and historical events mentioned in the texts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521377966
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
1,193,249
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chronology; Bibliographical note; Note on the texts and acknowledgements; Democracy (1861); The Function of Criticism at the Present Time (1864); Culture and Anarchy: An essay in political and social criticism (1867–9); Equality (1878); Index.

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