What Good are the Arts?

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Faber & Faber, 2006 - 296 עמודים
Language is the medium that we use to convey ideas, and the usual ingredients of other arts objects, noises, light effects - cannot replicate this function. Literature has the ability to inspire the mind and the heart towards practical ends far better than any work of conceptual art."--BOOK JACKET.

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This book is not quite what you might think from the cover. It suggests it may be an enquiry into The Arts, but in fact it is a 100 page defence of the value of literary fiction and poetry, prefaced ... קרא סקירה מלאה

What good are the arts?

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"People in the West have been saying extravagant things about the arts for two and a half centuries," sighs Carey, Professor of English at Oxford and eminent critic, at the outset of this witty and ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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John Carey is an Emeritus Professor at Oxford University. His books include studies of Donne, Dickens and Thackeray, The Intellectuals and the Masses, What Good Are the Arts? and a life of William Golding., John Carey is an Emeritus Professor at Oxford University and a Fellow of the British Academy. His books include studies of Donne, Dickens and Thackeray, The Intellectuals and the Masses, What Good Are the Arts? and a life of William Golding.

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