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Fateful Question of Culture

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ISBN-10: 0231114095

ISBN-13: 9780231114097

Edition: N/A

Authors: Geoffrey H. Hartman, Geoffrey H. Hartman

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One of our most incisive critics asks where the assault against the canons of Western culture has led us. Engaging a wide range of literature and criticism, Hartman considers the term "culture" and its many uses, and calls for the restoration of literature to its place as the focus of thinking about culture and for the renewal of aesthetic education to help ensure the balance between art, culture, and politics. Lost among the shouts and skirmishes of the "culture wars" is the very idea of culture itself. In this illuminating book, one of our most distinguished critics and scholars asks what the assault against the canons of Western culture has left in its place. If art and literature are…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 11/17/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

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