Item #2330854 Alienation: The Cultural Climate of Our Times, in Two Volumes. Gerald Sykes.
Alienation: The Cultural Climate of Our Times, in Two Volumes

Alienation: The Cultural Climate of Our Times, in Two Volumes

New York: George Braziller, 1964. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2330854

First edition. No jacket. Slipcase rubbed. Minor general wear.

xv, 641; vi, 643-1237 pp. Two volume set in publisher slipcase. Author helped popularize the writings of Lawrence Durrell and Franz Kafka. VOLUME ONE CONTENTS: Book One. Victims: This Neutrality Toward Death; I Watched Them Disappear; Public Smile, Private Bank; Those of the Inhabitants of Sodom Who Were Spared; Book Two. Perspectives: The Test of a First-Rate Intelligence; The Creative Mind in America is Fragmented; And That is Called Nihilism; The Way They Look at You is Perfect; Laid Down His Scythe; We Must Wear Our Our Souls in Subtle Schemes. VOLUME TWO CONTENTS: Book Three. Dialogues: The New Art is Not Accessible to Every Man; Nevertheless He Was in Reality a Wolf; Vassal, Slave, Inferior; Lend a Myth to God; Book Four. Survivors; A Necrophilous and Senseless Cry; An Earthly Story with a Hellish Meaning; This Is All Very Baffling to Man; Primary Words are Spoken from the Being; Just Ease These Darbies at the Wrist.

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