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

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

by Matthew Arnold, Stefan Collini
     
 

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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

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:
538,761
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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