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Culture and anarchy: An essay in political and social criticism

Book Description
By the middle of the nineteenth century, culture was often considered to be nothing but a meaningless 'smattering of Latin and Greek'. In this work, first published in 1869, Matthew Arnold (1822-88) redefines culture as a striving for 'the best that has been thought or said', and as a contrast to 'philistinism' and the over-valuation of the practical. Critical of the uninspiring lifestyles of many... More
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PublisherJohn Murray Publishers, Ltd.
BindingUnknown Binding (53 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages166
Publication Date/1949
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About Matthew Arnold (Author) : Matthew Arnold is a published author. Some of the published credits of Matthew Arnold include Last Essays On Church and Religion, On the Study of Celtic Literature, On the Study of Celtic Literature.
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1/26/2022 Alfred Goldstein said:
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7/13/2017 Amelia Goldwin said:
the book is fascinating. very happy my professor game an assignment to write a research paper on it and that i did not buy a research paper but actually did everything myself..while reading it i ve learned a lot and most of the notions i read abo... more

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