NEW YORK INTELLECT

NEW YORK INTELLECT

Authors: Bender, Thomas

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780307831521

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: New York Intellect is Thomas Bender's remarkable look at the connections between the life of a city and the life of the mind. New York has never been comfortable or convenient as a milieu for art and intellect, Bender notes. Yet New Yorkers have always struggled to create institutions and styles of thought and writing that reflect the special character of the city, its boundless energies and deep divisions.

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