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The fate of ideas : seductions, betrayals, appraisals

Author: Robert Boyers
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2015] ©2015
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"As editor of the quarterly Salmagundi for the past fifty years, Robert Boyers has been on the cutting edge of developments in politics, culture, and the arts. Reflecting on his collaborations and quarrels with some of the twentieth century's most transformative writers, artists, and thinkers, Boyers writes a wholly original intellectual memoir that rigorously confronts selected aspects of contemporary society.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boyers, Robert.
Fate of ideas
(DLC) 2014042956
(OCoLC)900559165
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Boyers
ISBN: 9780231539890 0231539894
OCLC Number: 918622742
Language Note: English.
Awards: Winner of Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2016
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Authority --
Pleasure --
Reading from the life --
Fidelity --
Saving beauty --
My others --
Politics and the novel --
Realism --
The sublime --
Psychoanalysis --
Modernism --
Judgment.
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Robert Boyers.
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