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Cultural Passions - a book by Wilson, Elizabeth

Cultural Passions

Fans, Aesthetes and Tarot Readers

Cultural Passions( )
Author: Wilson, Elizabeth
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $95.00
Book Description:

Elizabeth Wilson is one of our most radical cultural critics. In Cultural Passions she transcends the division between 'high' and 'low' culture, exploring the emotional commitment people bring to the books, performances, objects and rituals in which they find meaning and challenging an enduring suspicion of the pleasure of the aesthetic. Ranging from Marcel Proust to tarot readings, from urban planning to interiors, Elizabeth Wilson investigates an underlying Puritanism in...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.65 x 9.65 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Wilson, Elizabeth (Author)
Elizabeth Wilson is a professor of cultural studies at the University of North London. She has published several books, including The Sphinx in the City and Hallucinations: Life in the Post-Modern City.


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