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And even if you do : essays on man, manners & machines

Author: Joseph Wood Krutch
Publisher: New York : Morrow, 1967.
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Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970.
And even if you do.
New York, Morrow, 1967
(OCoLC)707601467
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Wood Krutch
OCLC Number: 264927
Description: ix, 341 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: I. Men & machines: Why I am not going to the moon. --
Invention is the mother of necessity --
Is man a machine? --
If God is dead does human nature exist? --
Men, apes, and termites --
Is Homer obsolete? II. Manners & morals: A commencement address --
The sloburbs --
They order these things worse in France --
Where's the fire? --
The fun explosion --
The age of violence. III.The two cultures: Are the humanites worth saving? --
The uses of literature in an age of science --
Should we bring literature to children? --
The prosperity of a jest --
Making education more alluring --
Psychoanalyzing Alice --
Genius and neuroticism --
No hobbies for children --
English as she is spoken --
Scholarship by proxy --
How to taste a book --
The infatuation with the primitive --
Beauty and function --
Picasso versus Picasso --
Maybe it would be better not to know --
The highbrows are not always right --
What is modernism? IV. As I like it: How real is the ego? --
Life, liberty and the pursuit of unhappiness --
On not keeping young --
Honor and morality --
Legs are coming back --
Too short to save --
Owning is not always possessing --
In defense of prejudice --
Who defines the American way? --
But I wouldn't like to live there --
Still innocent and still abroad. V.Other lives: One of the greatest of men who made one of the greatest of mistakes --
A damnable pleasure --
Green thumb, green heart --
The delights of unnatural history --
Another good word for unnatural history --
What are flowers for? --
Dam Grand Canyon? --
...But not good-bye.
Responsibility: by Joseph Wood Krutch.

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