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Intellectuals

Intellectuals - 90 edition

ISBN13: 978-0060916572

Cover of Intellectuals 90 (ISBN 978-0060916572)
ISBN13: 978-0060916572
ISBN10: 0060916575
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 90
Publisher: Perennial Library
Published: 1990
International: No

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Intellectuals - 90 edition

ISBN13: 978-0060916572

Paul Johnson

ISBN13: 978-0060916572
ISBN10: 0060916575
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 90
Publisher: Perennial Library

Published: 1990
International: No
Summary

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.

Author Bio

Johnson, Paul :

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.

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