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Intellectuals: From Marx and Tolstoy to Sartre and Chomsky

Authors: Johnson, Paul
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: HIS000000, POL010000, SOC026040
ISBN: 9780061871474, Related ISBNs: 0061871478, 9780061253171, 9780061871474
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 416,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

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, Sartre, Edmund Wilson, Victor Gollancz, Lillian Hellman, Cyril Connolly, Norman Mailer, James Baldwin, Kenneth Tynan, and Noam Chomsky, among others, are revealed as intellectuals both brilliant and contradictory, magnetic and dangerous.

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