Selected Letters of I.A. Richards, CH

Selected Letters of I.A. Richards, CH

by I. A. Richards
     
 

This illuminating collection documents the life and friendships of one of the century's most influential philosophers of language and aesthetics. Following Richards's career from his first undergraduate days at Magdalene College in 1911, to the end of his life at Cambridge, the letters describe his epoch-making lectures and books of the twenties and thirties, his

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This illuminating collection documents the life and friendships of one of the century's most influential philosophers of language and aesthetics. Following Richards's career from his first undergraduate days at Magdalene College in 1911, to the end of his life at Cambridge, the letters describe his epoch-making lectures and books of the twenties and thirties, his years of campaigning in the Far East on behalf of Basic English, and his life as Chair at Harvard, in which he speaks of Eliot, Wittgenstein, Chairman Mao, and Robert Lowell, among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198186021
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/09/1990
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.85(d)

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