War and the Intellectuals
Collected Essays, 1915-1919
War and the Intellectuals by Randolph Silliman Bourne
Book DescriptionAlthough he died at the age of thirty-two, Randolph Bourne (1886-1918) left a body of writing on politics, culture, and literature that made him one of the most influential public intellectuals of the twentieth century, and a hero of the American left. The twenty-eight essays of this volume--among them, War and the Intellectuals, the analysis of the warfare state that made Bourne the foremost critic of American entry into World War 1, and Trans-National America, his manifesto for cultural pluralism in America--show Bourne at his most passionate and incisive as they trace his search for the true wellsprings of nationalism and American culture.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872205017
(215mm x 9mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Provides biographical and historical context for Bourne's work. Bourne's critique of militarism and advocacy of cultural pluralism are enduring contributions to social and political thought. Bourne's essays include "The War and the Intellectual" and "The Fragment of the State".
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Author Biography - Randolph Silliman Bourne
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