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Author Name:    MORRIS, John, editor GREENE, Graham RUSSELL, Bertrand PEVSNER, Nikolaus

Title:   From The Third Programme: A Ten-Years' Anthology

Publisher:    Nonesuch Press, 1956, 

Seller ID:   5200

MORRIS, John, editor. From The Third Programme: A Ten-Years' Anthology. London : Nonesuch Press, 1956. Pp (4),v-x,(2),3-339,(3) . 8vo, red cloth. "TheThird Programme is one of the cultural triumphs of this country. It seeks no 'best-seller' status, offers poetry and philosophy and aesthetic experience and difficult discussion without compromise, and yet is a voice crying in a wilderness so well-populated that 1,600,000 people listen to it at least once a week." Arranged in four sections: Imagination, Argument, Experience and Exposition. Imagination: James Kirkup's "The Descent into the Cave";William Plomer's "The Heart of a King"; V.S. Pritchett's "Maisie", Henry R eed's "Antigone"; Stevie Smith's "Syler's Green". Argument: Graham Greene, Elizabeth Bowen and V.S. Pritchett discuss "The Artist in Society" (pp.97-113) and Bertand Russell and Father F.C. Copleston in "A Discussion on the Existence of God." (pp.113-141). Experience: Noel Annan's "Lytton Strachey'sand His Critics"; Max Beerbohm's "First Meetings with W.B. Yeats"; Isaiah Berlin's "Belinsky"; Laura Bohannan's "Miching Mallecho"; E.M. Forster's "Revolution at Bayreuth"; André Gide's "The French Language"; Maxim Gorky's "Tolstoy's Wife"; Nikolaus Pevsner's "The Dukeries"; Arthur Waley's "Some Far Eastern Dreams" (pp.222-231); Edward Sackville-West's "The Cosmopolitan Spirit". Exposition: T.S. Eliot's "Virgil and the Christian World" (pp.243-258); Darsie Gillie's "Why are they French?"; Fred Hoyle's "Continuous Creation"; Alan Pryce-Jones' "The State of Civilisation in France"; Thomas Mann's "Anton Chekhov: an Essay"; P.H. Newby's "The Muse in the Nursery"; MagnusPyke's "Humbug in Science"; Michael Ventris' "The Cretan Tablets"; J.Z. Yo ung's "Memory Systems in the Brain". Name, else very good in dustjacket,chipped at spine ends . 30.00


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