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The intellectuals and the masses

pride and prejudice among the literary intelligentsia, 1880-1939

by Carey, John

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
    • Criticism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Canon (Literature),
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Carey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR471 .C37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. ;
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1419159M
      ISBN 100312098332
      LC Control Number93029090

      Paul Johnsons book Intellectuals is a fascinating examination of the reasons we should distrust intellectuals, especially of the left-wing variety. He looks at a selection of intellectuals from Rousseau to Noam Chomsky and sees some disturbing common patterns/5.   The Hardcover of the Intellectuals and the Masses by John Carey at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt Pages:

      In this landmark study, John Carey analyzes the elitest views of some of the most highly respected literary icons of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This book, as defined in his preface, "is about the response of the English literary intelligentsia to the new phenomenon of mass culture." Readers may be shocked to learn that H.G. Wells liked to think that this newly /5(5).   John Carey is an Emeritus Professor at Oxford University. His books include studies of Donne, Dickens and Thackeray, The Intellectuals and the Masses, What Good Are the Arts?and a life of William is also the editor of The Faber Book of Reportage, The Faber Book of Science and The Faber Book of Utopias. John Carey is an Emeritus Professor Book Edition: Main.

        And in his book The Intellectuals and the Masses (Faber, ) the literary critic John Carey argued that most of our culture's esteemed thinkers over several centuries despised the masses and. In Intellectuals and Society, Thomas Sowell’s key charges are that intellectuals are selective with facts, dismissive and arrogant towards opposition, unaccountable and bigoted. Aidan Byrne is unimpressed and finds the book to be neither philosophy, nor politics, instead we have an instructive tour d’horizon of Tea Party concerns in this highly partisan book.


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The Intellectuals and the Masses began life in the lecture hall. The first part of the book, called "themes," is an elaboration of Professor Carey's T.

Eliot Memorial Lectures, delivered at the University of Kent in   PAUL JOHNSON is a British author and historian whose works span the millennia and run the gamut of human activities. His books include Modern Times, A History of the Jews, Intellectuals, The Birth of the Modern, and The Quest for God - which have been translated into many languages.

He has been a frequent contributor to the Daily Telegraph, New York Times, /5(95). Amazon Link. Published in“The Intellectuals” by Paul Johnson (born ) is a unique book. Not only for its quality but because there aren’t many like it. There is “The Betrayal of the Intellectuals” () by Julien Benda, “The intellectuals and the masses ()” by John Carey, “Intellectuals and Society” () by Thoma Sowell, and I guess “Fire in the.

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Intellectuals and Society is a non-fiction book by Thomas Sowell. The book was initially published on January 5, by Basic Books. Intellectuals are defined as "idea workers" that exercise profound influence on policy makers and public opinion, but are often not directly accountable for the ectuals and Society examines the record of these idea Author: Thomas Sowell.

Carey's chief enemy is Nietzsche, who wrote that a 'declaration of war on the masses by higher men is needed' and who encouraged intellectuals everywhere to lord and lady it over the rabble. Yet despite the caricature of Carey that emerged in response to The Intellectuals and the Masses, as anti-intellectual and anti-modernist, the reality is very different.

In fact, many of those. Professor John Carey shows how early twentieth-century intellectuals imagined the 'masses' as semi-human swarms, drugged by popular newspapers and cinema, and ripe for extermination.

Exposing the revulsion from common humanity in George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, D. Lawrence, E. Forster, Virginia Woolf, H. Wells, Aldous Huxley, W. Yeats Pages:   A Thomas Dunne book. The intellectuals and the masses: pride and prejudice among the literary intelligentsia, Pages: Professor Carey’s book on intellectuals and the masses is, in and of itself, a good argument for the existence of universities.

Only an academic would have the time (and indeed the duty) to undertake the necessary reading and to think through the implications of the results. Most of Carey’s conclusions are hard to disagree with, and he mounts his argument carefully and convincingly.

One of the greatest sections in The Intellectuals and the Masses is the chapter on the popular writer Arnold Bennett, whom Carey brands the ‘hero’ of his back at Virginia Woolf and her attack on Bennett’s ‘materialist’ brand of popular realist fiction in her.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The intellectuals and the masses by Carey, John,St. Martin's Press edition, in Cited by:   Read "The Intellectuals and the Masses Pride and Prejudice Among the Literary Intelligentsia " by Professor John Carey available from Rakuten Kobo.

Professor John Carey shows how early twentieth-century intellectuals imagined the 'masses' as semi-human swarms, drugged 4/5. Carey's book The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice among the Literary Intelligentsia, – was a critique of Modernist writers (particularly T.

Eliot, Virginia Woolf, W. Yeats, D. Lawrence and H. Wells) for what Carey argues were their elitist and misanthropic views of mass en: Leo & Thomas. Nicole Kidman Is Blown Away By Stephen Fry’s Intelligence | The Graham Norton Show - Duration: The Graham Norton Show Recommended for you.

The obscurities of modern art and literature, according to Carey (English/Oxford; John Donne, ), were devised by the intelligentsia to exclude the new reading public for whom they had contempt—a thesis that Carey applies here to, among others, George Gissing, H.G.

Wells, Arnold Bennett, and Wyndham Lewis. Nietzsche, Yeats, Shaw, Flaubert, Ibsen, Ortega y Gasset. Chomsky argues that the intellectuals don't trust democracy, because they don't trust the masses to make decisions. In many of his books and lectures, Chomsky goes through the history of this idea (example here), and shows that the distrust of the masses has a long history in American intellectualism.

John Carey, the Merton Professor of English at Oxford University, has performed a remarkable has written a book called The Intellectuals and the Masses 1 without once discussing Karl Marx.

It seems not to have occurred to the Merton Professor of English at Oxford that the writings of Karl Marx had something to do with the tradition of thinking about modern. The masses believe it less and less.

Today, intellectuals represent a “cultural elite,” a set of people skilled with words and ideas but acculturated in designated institutions, embracing certain attitudes and values as a condition of membership, and prone to condescension toward non-intellectuals.

This explains the anger toward the Tea Party.Culture > Books BOOK REVIEW / What the grocer saw: 'The Intellectuals and the Masses' - John Carey: Faber, Author: JONATHAN KEATES.

Professor John Carey shows how early twentieth-century intellectuals imagined the 'masses' as semi-human swarms, drugged by popular newspapers and cinema, and ripe for extermination. Exposing the revulsion from common humanity in George Bernard Shaw, Ezra Pound, D.

H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, H. G. Wells, Aldous Huxley, W. B. Yeats /5(5).