What Good are the Arts? (Paperback)
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What Good are the Arts? (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 01/06/2006
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From one of the country's most eminent reviewers and academics, a delightfully sceptical and devastatingly intelligent assessment of the true value of art.

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571226030
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 245 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 20 mm
Edition: Main


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"'An informative, thought-provoking and entertaining book on a subject that rarely produces writing with all three qualities.' David Lodge, Sunday Times 'Engaged, provocative and frequently funny.' Sam Leith, Daily Telegraph 'Incisive and inspirational.' Blake Morrison, Guardian"

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“What Good are the Arts?”

This is Carey at his most effective, rabble-raising best!

Through dissecting many commonly-held positions, he guides us through a course in art understandings which systematically shatters any preconceptions the... More

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