What good are the arts?

By Carey, John

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978-0-19530-554-8
Publisher
Oxford ; Oxford University Press, 2006.


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Reviewed on January 2, 2006

"People in the West have been saying extravagant things about the arts for two and a half centuries," sighs Carey, Professor of English at Oxford and eminent critic, at the outset of this witty and irreverent dismissal of cultural elitism, his second (The Intellectuals and the Masses). A work of art is whatever the experts agree on? Not so, says Carey, declaring instead that a work of art is "anything that anyone has ever considered a work of art." Well surely som...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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