Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism (Including the Biography of the Author)

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Good Press, 19.11.2023 - 302 Seiten
In Matthew Arnold's seminal work 'Culture and Anarchy,' the author delves into the tension between culture and societal anarchy in Victorian England. Arnold explores the importance of culture as a means of achieving social harmony and individual fulfillment, critiquing the prevailing attitudes of his time. Written in a mix of essay and prose style, the book reflects Arnold's background as a scholar and poet, infusing his arguments with poetic language and literary allusions. 'Culture and Anarchy' remains a significant piece of Victorian literature, showcasing Arnold's belief in the power of culture to elevate society. Arnold calls for a 'sweetness and light' in society, advocating for a balance between individualism and collectivism. This book is essential for readers interested in Victorian literature, cultural criticism, and the intersection of society and culture.

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CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6

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