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Here is stated the fundamental problem of the assimilability of the world in its
repulsive, slimy, vacuous, or obtrusively substantial thereness —the problem
which moves all of Sartre's writings. Being and Nothingness is an attempt to
develop a ...
Though T. S. Eliot derived the chasm between the two cultures from a period
more remote in modern history, speaking in a famous essay of a “dissociation of
sensibility” which opened up in the 17th century, the connection of the problem
The problem of “the two cultures,” in short, rests upon an uneducated,
uncontemporary grasp of our present cultural situation. It arises from the
ignorance of literary intellectuals (and of scientists with a shallow knowledge of
the arts, like the ...
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AGAINST INTERPRETATION: And Other EssaysUser Review - Kirkus
If one were to judge these essays in terms of price, their value would be very high. At her best (and worst) Miss Sontag offers three pennies worth of thought in any one sentence. "The function of ... Read full review