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Culture and environment : the training of critical awareness

Author: F R Leavis; Denys Thompson
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 1933.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an examination of the different factors which affect the 'taste' and interests of the ordinary individual of to-day, a candid analysis of the various influences which Advertising, the FIlms, and the Popular Press bring to bear, and a vigorous attempt to point the way to a more direct, sensitive and unprejudiced approach to literature and the arts in general.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F R Leavis; Denys Thompson
OCLC Number: 188346
Description: vii, 150 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Advertising : types of appeal --
The place of advertising in a modern economy --
Mass-production --
Standardization --
Levelling-down --
The supply of reading matter --
Advertising, fiction and the currency of national life --
Progress and the standard of living --
The use of leisure --
Tradition --
The organic community --
The loss of the organic community --
Substitute-living --
Education.
Responsibility: F.R. Leavis & Denys Thompson.

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This book is an examination of the different factors which affect the 'taste' and interests of the ordinary individual of to-day, a candid analysis of the various influences which Advertising, the FIlms, and the Popular Press bring to bear, and a vigorous attempt to point the way to a more direct, sensitive and unprejudiced approach to literature and the arts in general.

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