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What Good Are the Arts?
What Good Are the Arts
Author: John Carey
ISBN-13: 9780195305548
ISBN-10: 019530554X
Publication Date: 12/16/2005
Pages: 304
Rating:
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3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Book Type: Hardcover
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How can we say that one work of art eclipses another? Are certain art forms superior to the others? The author, a reviewer and lit prof at Oxford, attempts to answer those questions, and he does so in an engaging and readable book. In my top five favorite books read in 2006.