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Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts

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This international bestseller is an encyclopedic A-Z masterpiece--the perfect introduction to the very core of Western humanism. Clive James rescues, or occasionally destroys, the careers of many of the greatest thinkers, humanists, musicians, artists, and philosophers of the twentieth century. Soaring to Montaigne-like heights, Cultural Amnesia is precisely the book to burnish these memories of a Western civilization that James fears is nearly lost.



Author: Clive James
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/17/2008
Pages: 912
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.55lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.40w x 1.70d
ISBN: 9780393333541

About the Author
James, Clive: - Clive James (1939--2019), author of the best-selling Cultural Amnesia and Poetry Notebook, was an Officer of the Order of Australia and a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. His writing appeared in the New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic.