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Acts of recovery : essays on culture and politics

Author: Jeffrey Peter Hart; Lionel Trilling
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by distinguished literary critic, editor, teacher, and syndicated columnist Jeffrey Hart. Ranges widely over American and European literature, culture, and politics, pursuing a "moral obligation to be intelligent."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hart, Jeffrey Peter, 1930-
Acts of recovery.
Hanover, N.H. : University Press of New England, ©1989
(OCoLC)988298190
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Peter Hart; Lionel Trilling
ISBN: 0874515041 9780874515046
OCLC Number: 20014436
Notes: "In honor of Lionel Trilling"--Preface.
Description: xiv, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In honor of Lionel Trilling --
"Out of it 'ere night" : the WASP gentleman as cultural ideal --
Empiricism, metaphysics, and the recovery of the whole --
Bloomsday --
What the Hell was socialism? --
Willmoore Kendall : American --
Frost and Eliot --
The poet of Europe --
In praise of Chesterton --
Homage to C.S. Lewis --
For whom the bell tolled --
Those cypresses --
Wartime, I : the Nazi hour --
Wartime, II : the deadly hiatus, 1945 --
Johnson, Boswell, and modernity --
Herbert's "The collar" re-read --
Ideas in culture --
Christ and Apollo : the modern debate --
Reflections on pornography --
The ivory foxhole --
Burke and radical freedom.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Hart.

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A collection of essays by distinguished literary critic, editor, teacher, and syndicated columnist Jeffrey Hart. Ranges widely over American and European literature, culture, and politics, pursuing a "moral obligation to be intelligent."

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