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The Polemics Of Imagination: Selected Essays On Art, Culture And Society Peter Abbs

The Polemics Of Imagination: Selected Essays On Art, Culture And Society

Peter Abbs

Published January 1st 1996
ISBN : 9781871438314
Paperback
173 pages
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Written over a fifteen year period, one which coincides almost exactly with the Thatcher era, these essays offer a personal critique of education, culture and society in modern Britain. Abbss call for a restoration of the spiritual and aestheticMoreWritten over a fifteen year period, one which coincides almost exactly with the Thatcher era, these essays offer a personal critique of education, culture and society in modern Britain. Abbss call for a restoration of the spiritual and aesthetic dimension to life is argued over four main sections which address postmodernism, the art of autobiography, education and contemporary poetry.