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Our Culture, What's Left of It: The Mandarins and the Masses

Theodore Dalrymple
Format
Book
Published
Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2005.
Language
English
Related Title
City journal (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
1566636434 (alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents
Contents
  • Arts and letters
  • The frivolity of evil
  • A taste for danger
  • Why Shakespeare is for all time
  • Sex and the Shakespeare reader
  • What's wrong with twinkling buttocks?
  • The rage of Virginia Woolf
  • How--and how not--to love mankind
  • A neglected genius
  • The dystopian imagination
  • A lost art
  • Gillray's ungloomy morality
  • Trash, violence, and versace: but is it art?
  • Society and politics
  • What we have to lose
  • How to read a society
  • Why Havana had to die
  • The uses of corruption
  • The goddess of domestic tribulations
  • The starving criminal
  • Don't legalize drugs
  • All sex, all the time
  • Who killed childhood?
  • A horror story
  • The man who predicted the race riots
  • When Islam breaks down
  • The Barbarians at the gates of Paris
  • After empire.
Description
xi, 341 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
  • "Most of the contents of this book first appeared in City journal, published by The Manhattan Institute"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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