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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, Sarte, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillan Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tyan, Noam Chomsky, and others are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

Description:

Includes bibiligraphical references (p. 343-365) and index.

About the Author

Paul Johnson is a leading historian and journalist whose historical works have been translated into many languages. Born into a Roman Catholic family in Lancashire, England, he has remained a practicing Catholic and has covered every papal conclave since the 1950s. Among his books are Modern Times, A History of the Jews, Intellectuals, The Birth of the Modern, and A History of the English People. Johnson writes a weekly essay for the Spectator and is a frequent contributor to The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other newspapers and magazines throughout the world.

He lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060916572
Author:
Johnson, Paul
Publisher:
HarpPeren
Author:
Johnson, Paul M.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
World
Subject:
Civilization, Modern
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Intellectual life
Subject:
Intellectuals
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
TradePB
Series Volume:
sv. 216
Publication Date:
19000101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.02x5.33x.94 in. .64 lbs.

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