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The ideal of culture : essays, Joseph Epstein

Label
The ideal of culture : essays
Title
The ideal of culture
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Epstein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Contains 63 essays. Subjects range from domestic life to current social trends to an appraisal of "contemporary nuttiness."
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Epstein, Joseph
Index
index present
Literary form
essays
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  • Epstein, Joseph
  • Epstein, Joseph
  • Scholars
  • Authors
  • Literature
Label
The ideal of culture : essays, Joseph Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The culture. The ideal of culture (2017) ; From parent to parenthood (2015) ; Death takes no holiday (2014) ; Wit (2015) ; Genius (2013) ; Cowardice (2015) ; Old age and other laughs (2012) ; What's so funny? (2014) ; The fall of the WASPs (2013) ; The virtue of victims (2015) ; Cool (2017) ; The sixties (2017) ; University of Chicago days (2017) -- Part two: Literary. Eric Auerbach (2014) ; Kafka (2013) ; Orwell (1990) ; Proust (2012) ; C.K. Scott Moncrieff (2015) ; The young T.S. Eliot (2015) ; Philip Larkin (2014) ; Willa Cather (2013) ; George Kennan (2014) ; Isaiah Berlin (2016) ; Michael Oakeshott (2015) ; John O'Hara (2016) ; F. Scott Fitzgerald, a most successful failure (2017) ; Wolcott Gibbs (2011) -- Evelyn Waugh (2017) ; J.F. Powers (2013) ; Edward Gibbon (2015) ; Herodotus (2014) ; Tacitus (2016) ; Encyclopaedia Britannica : the eleventh (2016) ; Grammar (2014) ; Clichés (2015) ; Literary rivals (2015) ; Why read biography? (2016) -- Part three: Jewish. Sholem Aleichem (2014) ; Jokes: a genre of thought (2017) ; Jews on the loose (2016) ; Jewish pugs (2016) ; Harry Golden (2015) ; Gershom Scholem (2017) ; Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (2015) -- Part four: Masterpieces. The brothers Ashkenazai (2009) ; Civilization of the Renaissance (2013) ; Montesquieu (2016) ; Machiavelli (2016) ; Gogol (2013) ; Speak, memory (2014) ; Epictetus (2016) ; H.W. Fowler ; As a driven leaf (2015) ; Joseph and his brothers (2012) ; Life and fate (2007) ; Memoirs of Hadrian (2010) ; Charnwood's Lincoln (2014) ; Book of the courtier (2013) ; Ronald Syme (2016) ; Quest for Corvo (2009) ; The old bunch (2012) ; Life of Johnson (2015) -- Part five: Hitting eighty (2017) -- Original publication information for essays in this book
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 572 pages
Isbn
9781604191233
Lccn
2017058772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006298404
  • (OCoLC)on1006298404
  • 961474
Label
The ideal of culture : essays, Joseph Epstein
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: The culture. The ideal of culture (2017) ; From parent to parenthood (2015) ; Death takes no holiday (2014) ; Wit (2015) ; Genius (2013) ; Cowardice (2015) ; Old age and other laughs (2012) ; What's so funny? (2014) ; The fall of the WASPs (2013) ; The virtue of victims (2015) ; Cool (2017) ; The sixties (2017) ; University of Chicago days (2017) -- Part two: Literary. Eric Auerbach (2014) ; Kafka (2013) ; Orwell (1990) ; Proust (2012) ; C.K. Scott Moncrieff (2015) ; The young T.S. Eliot (2015) ; Philip Larkin (2014) ; Willa Cather (2013) ; George Kennan (2014) ; Isaiah Berlin (2016) ; Michael Oakeshott (2015) ; John O'Hara (2016) ; F. Scott Fitzgerald, a most successful failure (2017) ; Wolcott Gibbs (2011) -- Evelyn Waugh (2017) ; J.F. Powers (2013) ; Edward Gibbon (2015) ; Herodotus (2014) ; Tacitus (2016) ; Encyclopaedia Britannica : the eleventh (2016) ; Grammar (2014) ; Clichés (2015) ; Literary rivals (2015) ; Why read biography? (2016) -- Part three: Jewish. Sholem Aleichem (2014) ; Jokes: a genre of thought (2017) ; Jews on the loose (2016) ; Jewish pugs (2016) ; Harry Golden (2015) ; Gershom Scholem (2017) ; Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas (2015) -- Part four: Masterpieces. The brothers Ashkenazai (2009) ; Civilization of the Renaissance (2013) ; Montesquieu (2016) ; Machiavelli (2016) ; Gogol (2013) ; Speak, memory (2014) ; Epictetus (2016) ; H.W. Fowler ; As a driven leaf (2015) ; Joseph and his brothers (2012) ; Life and fate (2007) ; Memoirs of Hadrian (2010) ; Charnwood's Lincoln (2014) ; Book of the courtier (2013) ; Ronald Syme (2016) ; Quest for Corvo (2009) ; The old bunch (2012) ; Life of Johnson (2015) -- Part five: Hitting eighty (2017) -- Original publication information for essays in this book
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 572 pages
Isbn
9781604191233
Lccn
2017058772
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1006298404
  • (OCoLC)on1006298404
  • 961474

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