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The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time by [Helen Small]

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Editorial Reviews


"[Professor Small] puts the breadth of her learning to good use in helping us understand that cynics great and small can serve an important role in tapping the walls of our social edifice for tell-tale signs of hollowness." -- Daniel Akst, Wall Street Journal

--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

About the Author

Helen Small, Merton Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

Helen Small is Merton Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford. She is the author of The Value of the Humanities (OUP, 2013) and The Long Life (OUP, 2007) (winner of the Truman Capote Prize for Literary Criticism (2008) and the British Academy's Rose Mary Crawshay Prize (2008)), and editor of The Public Intellectual (Blackwell, 2002). She has written widely on literature and philosophy, nineteenth-century fiction and public moralism, and the relationship between the Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences.
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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  • File Size : 1461 KB
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford (June 30, 2020)
  • Print Length : 280 pages
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • Publication Date : June 30, 2020
  • Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Lending : Enabled