The Culture We Deserve

The Culture We Deserve

by Jacques Barzun
     
 

ISBN-10: 0819562378

ISBN-13: 9780819562371

Pub. Date: 05/01/1989

Publisher: Wesleyan University Press

Twelve essays exploring aspects of literacy and art criticism, retrospective sociology and the effects of relativism on moral behavior.  See more details below

Overview

Twelve essays exploring aspects of literacy and art criticism, retrospective sociology and the effects of relativism on moral behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819562371
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1989
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,070,695
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Authors Note
Culture High and Dry
The Insoluble Problem: Supporting Art
Look it Up! Check it Out!
Where is History Now?
What Critics Are Good For
Reckoning With Time and Place
The Bugbear of Relativism
Exeunt the Humanities
A Surfeit of Fine Art
The Fallacy of the Single Cause
License to Corrupt
Toward the Twenty-First Century
Bibliographical Note

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