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The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays By Ian Hamilton

The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays by Ian Hamilton

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Summary

Mixing landmarks in literary criticism with playful, self-referential pieces and the momentous with the trivial, this collection of essays keeps alive one of the great quarrels of the century - the differences between high and low culture. Contributors include G.K.Chesterton, Julian Barnes, Hannah Arendt, Martha Gelhorn among others.

The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays Summary

The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays by Ian Hamilton

Woolf, Eliot, Lawrence, Huxley, Orwell, Green, Mailer and Updike are some of the luminaries providing commentary on the most turbulent events and political movements of the 20th century in this selection of essays. Topics also include the nature of memory, laughter, Siamese cats and bathrooms. Each essay has been selected (with two exceptions, which the editor does not reveal) for the quality of the writing.

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GOR011571596
9780140255218
0140255214
The Penguin Book of Twentieth Century Essays by Ian Hamilton
Used - Like New
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2000-04-27
576
N/A
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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