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A Cultural History of Modern Age
ISBN : 9781619520400
Volumes : Set 3 Volumes in 5 Parts
Author : By Egon Friedell. Trasnlated from German by Charles Francis Atkinson. Introductory Essay by Alfred Polger
Pages : 2300 pp
Year of Publishing : 2020
Binding : Hardbound
Publisher : Impact Global Publishing Inc. USA
The volumes have no rival in keenness, frank unconventionality, philosophical sweep, and stylistic brilliance,” said the New York Times. “With all these virtues. A great idea in a state of dismemberment and decay,” ruled the New Republic. “Challenging the opinions of the generally recognized authorities,” remarked the Christian Science Monitor. The Yale Review made both the weakness and the force of the Cultural History show up in the twilight of this statement: “It will bring to the untutored reader far more reality than the authoritative text in which every fact is true and the whole account false.