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Author Walzer, Michael.

Title The company of critics : social criticism and political commitment in the twentieth century / Michael Walzer.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [1988]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN94 .W34 1988    Available  ---
Description xii, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 241-253.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: Practice of social criticism -- Julien Benda and intellectual treason -- War and Randolph Bourne -- Martin Buber's search for Zion -- Antonio Gramsci's commitment -- Ignazio Silone: "The natural" -- George Orwell's England -- Albert Camus's Algerian war -- Simone de Beauvoir and the assimilated woman -- Herbert Marcuse's America -- Lonely politics of Michel Foucault -- Breyten Breytenbach: the critic in exile -- Conclusion: Criticism today.
Subject Criticism -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Criticism -- Social aspects.
Chronological Term 20th century
Subject Criticism.
Criticism -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Criticism -- Political aspects.
Other Form: Online version: Walzer, Michael. Company of critics. New York : Basic Books, c1988 (OCoLC)571079422
ISBN 0465013317 : $19.95