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A Jacques Barzun reader : selections from his works, edited with an introduction by Michael Murray

Label
A Jacques Barzun reader : selections from his works
Title
A Jacques Barzun reader
Title remainder
selections from his works
Statement of responsibility
edited with an introduction by Michael Murray
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1907-2012
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Barzun, Jacques
Dewey number
909.82/07/2
Index
index present
LC call number
CB358
LC item number
.B29 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1941-
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Murray, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barzun, Jacques
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Western
  • Social history
  • Criticism (Philosophy)
  • Culture
  • Humanities
  • Intellectual life
  • Learning and scholarship
Label
A Jacques Barzun reader : selections from his works, edited with an introduction by Michael Murray
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 599-604
Contents
  • The
  • American commencement
  • 9.
  • On France and the French.
  • Paris in 1830
  • Food for the NRF
  • French and its vagaries
  • Flaubert's Dictionary of accepted ideas
  • 10.
  • On crime, true and make-believe.
  • The
  • imagination of the real
  • aesthetics of the criminous
  • Rex Stout
  • A
  • catalogue of crime
  • Why read crime fiction?--
  • The
  • place and point of "true crime"
  • Meditations on the literature of spying
  • 11. A
  • miscellany.
  • Cultural history : a synthesis
  • Definitions
  • Jottings
  • Clerihews
  • Ars poetica
  • Alfred North Whitehead
  • William James : the mind as artist
  • Thomas Beddoes, M.D.
  • Science and scientism
  • Myths for materialists
  • 3.
  • On what critics argue about.
  • 1.
  • Criticism : an art or a craft?
  • The
  • scholar-critic
  • James Agate and his nine egos
  • The
  • grand pretense
  • On sentimentality
  • Samuel Butler
  • On romanticism
  • Dorothy Sayers
  • On a pragmatic view of life.
  • John Jay Chapman
  • Remembering Lionel Trilling
  • 4.
  • On language and style.
  • Rhetoric : what it is : why needed
  • The
  • retort circumstantial
  • The
  • necessity of a common tongue
  • The
  • Toward a fateful serenity.
  • word "man"
  • On biography
  • Venus at large : sexuality and the limits of literature
  • Onoma, Onomato, Onomatwaddle
  • 5.
  • On some classics.
  • Swift, or man's capacity for reason
  • Why Diderot?
  • William Hazlitt
  • How the romantics invented Shakespeare
  • 2.
  • Bernard Shaw
  • Goethe's Faust
  • When the Orient was new : Byron, Kinglake, and Flaubert
  • The
  • permanence of Oscar Wilde
  • Bagehot as historian
  • Lincoln the literary artist
  • The
  • reign of William and Henry
  • 6.
  • On the two ways of knowing : history and science.
  • On music and design.
  • Why opera?
  • Is music unspeakable?
  • Music for Europe : a travers chants
  • To praise Varèse
  • Delacroix
  • Visual evidence of a new age
  • Museum piece
  • Why art must be challenged
  • 7.
  • The
  • On teaching and learning.
  • The
  • art of making teachers
  • Where the educational nonsense comes from
  • Occupational disease : verbal inflation
  • The
  • centrality of reading
  • The
  • tyranny of testing
  • History for beginners
  • search for truths
  • Of what use the classics today?
  • The
  • university's primary task
  • The
  • scholar is an institution -- Onomatwaddle
  • Exeunt the humanities
  • 8.
  • On America past and present.
  • On baseball
  • Race : fact or fiction?
  • History as counter-method and anti-abstraction
  • Thoreau the thorough impressionist
  • The
  • railroad
  • The
  • great switch
  • Is Democratic theory for export?
  • Administering and the law
  • The
  • three enemies of intellect
  • An
Control code
000158174
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 615 p.
Isbn
9780066210193
Lccn
2001024604
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000158174
  • (OCoLC)46866217
Label
A Jacques Barzun reader : selections from his works, edited with an introduction by Michael Murray
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 599-604
Contents
  • The
  • American commencement
  • 9.
  • On France and the French.
  • Paris in 1830
  • Food for the NRF
  • French and its vagaries
  • Flaubert's Dictionary of accepted ideas
  • 10.
  • On crime, true and make-believe.
  • The
  • imagination of the real
  • aesthetics of the criminous
  • Rex Stout
  • A
  • catalogue of crime
  • Why read crime fiction?--
  • The
  • place and point of "true crime"
  • Meditations on the literature of spying
  • 11. A
  • miscellany.
  • Cultural history : a synthesis
  • Definitions
  • Jottings
  • Clerihews
  • Ars poetica
  • Alfred North Whitehead
  • William James : the mind as artist
  • Thomas Beddoes, M.D.
  • Science and scientism
  • Myths for materialists
  • 3.
  • On what critics argue about.
  • 1.
  • Criticism : an art or a craft?
  • The
  • scholar-critic
  • James Agate and his nine egos
  • The
  • grand pretense
  • On sentimentality
  • Samuel Butler
  • On romanticism
  • Dorothy Sayers
  • On a pragmatic view of life.
  • John Jay Chapman
  • Remembering Lionel Trilling
  • 4.
  • On language and style.
  • Rhetoric : what it is : why needed
  • The
  • retort circumstantial
  • The
  • necessity of a common tongue
  • The
  • Toward a fateful serenity.
  • word "man"
  • On biography
  • Venus at large : sexuality and the limits of literature
  • Onoma, Onomato, Onomatwaddle
  • 5.
  • On some classics.
  • Swift, or man's capacity for reason
  • Why Diderot?
  • William Hazlitt
  • How the romantics invented Shakespeare
  • 2.
  • Bernard Shaw
  • Goethe's Faust
  • When the Orient was new : Byron, Kinglake, and Flaubert
  • The
  • permanence of Oscar Wilde
  • Bagehot as historian
  • Lincoln the literary artist
  • The
  • reign of William and Henry
  • 6.
  • On the two ways of knowing : history and science.
  • On music and design.
  • Why opera?
  • Is music unspeakable?
  • Music for Europe : a travers chants
  • To praise Varèse
  • Delacroix
  • Visual evidence of a new age
  • Museum piece
  • Why art must be challenged
  • 7.
  • The
  • On teaching and learning.
  • The
  • art of making teachers
  • Where the educational nonsense comes from
  • Occupational disease : verbal inflation
  • The
  • centrality of reading
  • The
  • tyranny of testing
  • History for beginners
  • search for truths
  • Of what use the classics today?
  • The
  • university's primary task
  • The
  • scholar is an institution -- Onomatwaddle
  • Exeunt the humanities
  • 8.
  • On America past and present.
  • On baseball
  • Race : fact or fiction?
  • History as counter-method and anti-abstraction
  • Thoreau the thorough impressionist
  • The
  • railroad
  • The
  • great switch
  • Is Democratic theory for export?
  • Administering and the law
  • The
  • three enemies of intellect
  • An
Control code
000158174
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 615 p.
Isbn
9780066210193
Lccn
2001024604
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000158174
  • (OCoLC)46866217

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