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Humanities in Review

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ISBN-10: 0521271053

ISBN-13: 9780521271059

Edition: 1982

Authors: New York Institute for the Humanities Staff, Richard Sennett, Karl Miller, David Rieff

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The articles in this volume are diverse, each article can be taken as representative of 'humanistic understanding' of its stated subject and based upon lectures given under the auspices of the New York Institute for the Humanities.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1982
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/28/1983
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

�mile Durkheim(18581917) founded the French school of sociology. His most famous works include The Division of Labor in Societyand The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Robin Busss most recent translations for Penguin include Dumass The Black Tulip. Richard Sennettis the Bemis Professor of Social Sciences at MIT and a professor of sociology at the London School of Economics.

Karl Miller was educated at the Royal High School of Edinburgh and Cambridge and Harvard Universities. He became literary editor of the Spectator and the New Statesman as well as editor of the Listener, and went on the found The London Review of Books, which he edited for many years. From 1974 to 1992 he served as Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College, London. His books include Cockburn's Millennium, which received the James Tait Black Memorial Award, Doubles, Authors, a Life of James Hoggart, Electric Shepherd and two volumes of autobiography, Rebecca's Vest and Dark Horses.

The Body and Society
Sexuality and solitude
A short history of body consciousness
The sacred and the body social in sixteenth-century
The Nature of Acting
Acting in everyday life and everyday life in acting
The actor as a celebrity
How form in Art is Related to Culture
The breaking of form
The 'I' as an other in poetry
Music does not flow: constant and variable elements in music's patterning
Studies in Cultural History
The occult philosophy in the Elizabethan age
Triumph or downfall of civil society