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  • Under omprövning : en antologi om konst, kanon och kvalitet

    Under omprövning : en antologi om konst, kanon och kvalitet
    av Thomas Steinfeld, Peter Luthersson, Theodore Dalrymple, Axel Odelberg, Karin Stensdotter, Roger Kimball, Johan Lundberg, Roger Scruton, James Macmillan, Camilla Lundberg, Pär Sandin, Gunnar Larsson, Hans Henrik Brummer, Therese Bohman, Henry Larsson, Ann-Sofi Ljung-Svensson, Martin Lagerholm, David Andersson, Einar Askestad, Rob Riemen, John Armstrong, Per Bauhn, Torbjörn Elensky, Alain de Botton, Peter Elmlund, Lars Anders Johansson, David Mason, Anna Brodow Inzaina, Christopher Rådlund, Denis Dutton, Brian Boyd, Marcus Nordlund

    Inbunden - 2011 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789173534642

    Under omprövning rymmer ett stort antal bidrag som förenas av att de utifrån ett kritiskt perspektiv diskuterar vår tids mest karakteristiska estetiska hållningar och konstnärliga tendenser. Antologin försöker se framåt, förbi de modernistiska och p…

  • The Treason of the Intellectuals

    The Treason of the Intellectuals
    av Julien Benda

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781412806237

    Julien Benda's classic study of 1920s Europe resonates today. The "treason of the intellectuals" is a phrase that evokes much but is inherently ambiguous. The book bearing this title is well known but little understood. This edition is introduced by…

  • Ideas Have Consequences

    Ideas Have Consequences
    av Richard M. Weaver

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226090061

    Originally published in 1948, at the height of post-World War II optimism and confidence in collective security, Ideas Have Consequences uses "words hard as cannonballs" to present an unsparing diagnosis of the ills of the modern age. Widely read an…

  • Tenured Radicals

    Tenured Radicals
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637961

    Since Tenured Radicals first appeared in 1990, it has achieved a stature as the leading critique of the ways in which the humanities are now taught and studied at American universities. Trenchant and witty, it lays bare the sham of what now passes f…

  • The Future of the European Past

    The Future of the European Past

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635813

    Ten distinguished observers confront the pervasive attack on the moral and cultural achievements of European civilization, and reflect on the fate of Europe's legacy. Caustic and convincing...a thought-provoking collection of essays. —Norman D…

  • Art's Prospect

    Art's Prospect
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635103

    Most of the really invigorating action in the art world today is a quiet affair, Mr. Kimball observes. It usually involves not the latest thing but permaneZnt things—they can be new or old, but their relevance is measured not by the buzz they…

  • Art's Prospect

    Art's Prospect
    av Roger Kimball

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635097

    Observing our contemporary culture, the distinguished critic Roger Kimball sees that the avant-garde assault on tradition has long since degenerated into a sclerotic orthodoxy. He finds that the "cutting edge," as defined by the established tastemak…

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain

    Pocket - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630702

    "As a critical periodical The New Criterion is probably more consistently worth reading than any other magazine in English."—Julian Symons, Times Literary Supplement. Since its founding in 1982, The New Criterion has emerged as the foremost vo…

  • Encounter Books 10th Anniversary Boxed Set

    Encounter Books 10th Anniversary Boxed Set
    av Melanie Phillips

    Övrigt - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594032561

  • Lives of the Mind

    Lives of the Mind
    av Roger Kimball

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634793

    Mr. Kimball, one of the best of our cultural critics, offers a lively and penetrating study of genius—and pseudo-genius—at work, and investigates the use and abuse of intelligence. Drawing on figures as various as Plutarch and Hegel, Kie…

  • Lives of the Mind

    Lives of the Mind
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566635240

    “In the faculty of writing nonsense,” the English critic Walter Bagehot once observed, “stupidity is no match for genius.” In Lives of the Mind, Roger Kimball, one of the best of our cultural critics, offers a lively and pene…

  • Future Tense

    Future Tense
    av Roger Kimball

    Klotband - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594036347

    We are living in an age of unprecedented upheaval. The future of Western culture is uncertain. America's economic and political vitality are more fragile than ever. The preservation of tradition is far from guaranteed. Many have observed that we are…

  • The Betrayal of Liberalism

    The Betrayal of Liberalism

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632584

    Just fifty years ago the literary critic Lionel Trilling spoke of liberalism as “not only the dominant but even the sole intellectual tradition” in American society. At the turn of the twentieth century this is clearly no longer the case…

  • The Betrayal of Liberalism

    The Betrayal of Liberalism
    av Hilton Kramer, Roger Kimball, Hilton Kramer

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566632577

    In this incisive collection of essays which appeared originally in "The New Criterion", ten distinguished critics and observers examine the origins and prospects of liberalism, from its roots in thinkers such as Rousseau and Mill to its troubled leg…

  • The Rape of the Masters

    The Rape of the Masters
    av Roger Kimball

    Klotband - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781893554863

    This book exposes the charlatanry that fuels much academic art history today and leaks into the art world generally.

  • The Rape of the Masters

    The Rape of the Masters
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594031212

    Colleges and universities used to teach art history to encourage connoisseurship and acquaint students with the riches of our artistic heritage. But now, as Roger Kimball reveals in this witty and provocative book, the student is less likely to lear…

  • Experiments Against Reality

    Experiments Against Reality
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634304

    Confronting the dilemmas of modernist and postmodernist thought, Roger Kimball in this new collection of his work explores the literary and philosophical underpinnings of modernity as well as the state of our culture today. Experiments Against Reali…

  • Experiments against Reality

    Experiments against Reality
    av Roger Kimball

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566633352

    "Experiments Against Reality" displays the sophistication, breadth of knowledge, and clarity of argument that have made Mr Kimball one of the most trenchant critics of our contemporary culture. He begins by considering the influential poet and theor…

  • Questions to All Your Answers

    Questions to All Your Answers
    av Roger E. Olson

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780310287582

    Many Christians’ faith exists as a loose collection of unexamined clichés and slogans borrowed from songs, devotional books, sermon illustrations, and even the internet. Too often this belief system (if it can be called a “system”)…

  • Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations

    Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594033797

    For most of the last century, William F. Buckley Jr. was the leading figure in the conservative movement in America. The magazine he founded in 1955, National Review, brought together writers representing every strand of conservative thought, and re…

  • The Survival of Culture

    The Survival of Culture

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634656

    Can the cultural values that have distinguished Western civilization survive the present-day preoccupation with relativism and the quest for pleasure? In this important and wide-ranging collection of essays, ten distinguished critics reflect on the…

  • The Survival of Culture

    The Survival of Culture
    av Hilton Kramer, Roger Kimball, Hilton Kramer

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566634663

    Ten distinguished critics reflect on the direction of our society, emphasizing both the dangers that threaten our institutions and the vivifying survivals that are worthy of being cherished and nurtured. Contributors include Robert H Bork, Anthony D…

  • The New Leviathan

    The New Leviathan

    Klotband - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594036323

    The ideas and policies that are percolating down from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and Capitol Hill--increased government intervention, calls to "spread the wealth around," onerous regulations, and bailouts for all--are not new. We've been down this roa…

  • The Long March

    The Long March
    av Roger Kimball

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781893554306

    In The Long March, Roger Kimball, the author of Tenured Radicals, shows how the "cultural revolution" of the 1960s and '70s took hold in America, lodging in our hearts and minds, and affecting our innermost assumptions about what counts as the good…

  • Counterpoints

    Counterpoints

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566638050

    "The New Criterion operates as a refuge for a civilizing element in short supply in contemporary America: honest criticism."—Wall Street Journal. Since its founding in 1982 by the art critic Hilton Kramer and the pianist and music critic Samue…

  • Counterpoints

    Counterpoints

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566637060

    Roger Kimball and Hilton Kramer select the very best cultural criticism from the first 25 years of America's premier literary magazine. The many contributors include Brooke Allen, Stefan Beck, James Bowman, Theodore Dalrymple, Guy Davenport, John De…

  • Athwart History (2 Volume Set)

    Athwart History (2 Volume Set)

    Pocket - 2010 - ISBN: 9781458787040

    For much of the postwar period, William F. Buckley Jr. was the leading figure in the conservative movement in America. The magazine he founded in 1955, National Review, brought together writers representing every strand of conservative thought, and…

  • The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia

    The Fortunes of Permanence: Culture and Anarchy in an Age of Amnesia
    av Roger Kimball

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587312564

    "Cultural instructions." Everyone who has handled a package of seedlings has encountered that enigmatic advisory. This much water and that much sun, certain tips about fertilizer, soil, and drainage. Planting one sort of flower nearby keeps the bugs…

  • Vox Populi

    Vox Populi

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594039577

    The rise of populist movements across the political spectrum poses a vital question: what role should populism play in modern democracy? In ten trenchant essays, the writers of The New Criterion examine the perils and promises of populism in Vox Pop…

  • Saving the Republic

    Saving the Republic

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594039652

    America is embroiled in ideological conflict, with the opposing partisan bulwarks of the Left and the Right widening a chasm that threatens the unity of our Republic. The tumult in Washington has radiated into our universities, homes, and relationsh…

  • Tenured Radicals

    Tenured Radicals
    av Roger Kimball

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566631952

    In this substantially revised edition of his now-classic critique of contemporary academic life, Mr. Kimball shows how politics has corrupted our higher education. Mr. Kimball names his enemies precisely....This book will breed fistfights. Roger Ros…

  • Against the Grain

    Against the Grain
    av Hilton Kramer, Roger Kimball, Hilton Kramer

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781566630696

    This work features an abundant selection of incisive writings from "The New Criterion", the magazine that has emerged as the foremost voice of critical dissent in the culture wars. No one who reads this volume can be in any doubt what the cultural w…

  • Who Rules?

    Who Rules?

    Klotband - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641771283

    The populist phenomenon is often identified with the election of Donald Trump in November 2016. But the political, moral, and social realities for which Trump was a symbol both predated his candidacy and achieved independent fulfillment in countries…

  • The Critical Temper

    The Critical Temper

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641772174

    On the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, The New Criterion has brought together a plump chrestomathy of essays demonstrating its range and acuity as America's foremost review of culture and the arts. With contributions by Bruce Bawer, Anthony Da…

  • Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations

    Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations
    av William F. Buckley Jr.

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594036088

    For most of the last century, William F. Buckley Jr. was the leading figure in the conservative movement in America. The magazine he founded in 1955, National Review, brought together writers representing every strand of conservative thought, and re…

  • Lengthened Shadows

    Lengthened Shadows

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594030543

    In a series of penetrating reflections on the United States and its institutions in the post-9/11 world, this book offers some answers to questions that people at home and abroad have begun to ask about our country. How did it attain its internation…