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    • The Western Canon

    • The Books and School of the Ages
    • By: Harold Bloom
    • Narrated by: James Armstrong
    • Length: 22 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Harold Bloom explores our Western literary tradition by concentrating on the works of twenty-six authors central to the Canon. He argues against ideology in literary criticism; he laments the loss of intellectual and aesthetic standards; he deplores multiculturalism, Marxism, feminism, neoconservatism, Afrocentrism, and the New Historicism.
    Insisting instead upon "the autonomy of aesthetic," Bloom places Shakespeare at the center of the Western Canon.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chapters

    • By Anonymous User on 04-02-19

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Playing God

    • Seven Fateful Moments When Great Men Met to Change the World
    • By: Charles Mee Jr.
    • Narrated by: James Armstrong
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Charles Mee, Jr. reproduces seven singular moments when heads of state have come together to decide the future of the world: Pope Leo and Attila the Hun; Henry VIII and Francis I; Cortes and Montezuma; Metternich and Talleyrand; Wilson, Clemenceau and Lloyd George; Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt; and Gorbachev and the G7 nations.

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    • Inaudible

    • By Andrew W. on 10-10-11

    Regular price: £22.89