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Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky (P.S.)

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A fascinating portrait of the minds that have shaped the modern world. In an intriguing series of case studies, Rousseau, Shelley, Marx, Ibsen, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Bertrand Russell, Brecht, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillian Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tynan, and Noam Chomsky, among others, are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

About the Author

Paul Johnson has written many books, including Creators, George Washington, Modern Times, and Art: A New History. He contributes a weekly essay to the Spectatorand a monthly column to Forbes. He lives in London, England, and lectures all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061253171
Author:
Johnson, Paul M.
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
by Paul M. Johnson
Author:
Johnson, Paul
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
General
Subject:
Modern - General
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Intellectuals
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-1650 to Present
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
P.S.
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.98x7.04x1.09 in. .67 lbs.

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