Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts Clive James

Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts

Author: Clive James
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Book Title
Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts
Author
Clive James
ISBN
9780393333541
This international bestseller is an encyclopedic A-Z masterpiece--the perfect introduction to the very core of Western humanism. Clive James rescues, or occasionally destroys, the careers of many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the twentieth century. Soaring to Montaigne-like heights, Cultural Amnesia is precisely the book to burnish these memories of a Western civilization that James fears is nearly lost.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Clive JamesPublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 09/17/2008ISBN: 9780393333541Pages: 876Weight: 1.55lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.70dReview Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/26/2008 pg. 20

This international bestseller is an encyclopedic A-Z masterpiece--the perfect introduction to the very core of Western humanism. Clive James rescues, or occasionally destroys, the careers of many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the twentieth century. Soaring to Montaigne-like heights, Cultural Amnesia is precisely the book to burnish these memories of a Western civilization that James fears is nearly lost.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Clive James
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/17/2008
ISBN: 9780393333541
Pages: 876
Weight: 1.55lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.70d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/26/2008 pg. 20

This international bestseller is an encyclopedic A-Z masterpiece--the perfect introduction to the very core of Western humanism. Clive James rescues, or occasionally destroys, the careers of many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the twentieth century. Soaring to Montaigne-like heights, Cultural Amnesia is precisely the book to burnish these memories of a Western civilization that James fears is nearly lost.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Clive James
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/17/2008
ISBN: 9780393333541
Pages: 876
Weight: 1.55lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.70d

Review Citations: New York Times Book Review 10/26/2008 pg. 20