The Culture We Deserve available in Paperback
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- Wesleyan University Press
Twelve essays exploring aspects of literacy and art criticism, retrospective sociology and the effects of relativism on moral behavior.
|Publisher:||Wesleyan University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)|
About the Author
JACQUES BARZUN is a scholar, teacher, editor, and critic who lives in New York City. Among his best-known works are Darwin, Marx, Wagner, Berlioz and the Romantic Century, Teacher in America, The House of Intellect, and A Word or Two Before You Go
Table of Contents
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