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Reassesses the stature and contributions of the three, points out their similarities, and attempts to explain why they have come to be so revered

Hardcover:

9780844616032 | 2 edition (Peter Smith Pub Inc, July 1, 1979), cover price $6.50

Paperback:

9781406761788 | 2 edition (Lightning Source Inc, March 31, 2007), cover price $31.45
9780226038599 | 2 edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 1981), cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Reassesses the stature and contributions of the three, points out their similarities, and attempts to explain why they have come to be so revered

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Hardcover:

9780865975897 | Dvd edition (Liberty Fund, August 1, 2005), cover price $22.00

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Presents an updated edition of the classic manual on all aspects of research and writing, including coverage of the Internet and the library.

Hardcover:

9780155055292 | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, October 1, 2003), cover price $131.95 | About this edition: Presents an updated edition of the classic manual on all aspects of research and writing, including coverage of the Internet and the library.

Paperback:

9780495318705 | 6 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, October 8, 2003), cover price $154.95

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A profound collection of essays from the acclaimed essayist, who is known for his depth of knowledge and rare facility with words, discusses such topics as history, philosophy, literature, education, and music, and re-examines such figures as Shaw, Berlioz, Swift, Dorothy Sayers, Chapman, Agate, and Diderot. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060935429 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, July 1, 2003), cover price $18.99 | About this edition: A profound collection of essays from the acclaimed essayist, who is known for his depth of knowledge and rare facility with words, discusses such topics as history, philosophy, literature, education, and music, and re-examines such figures as Shaw, Berlioz, Swift, Dorothy Sayers, Chapman, Agate, and Diderot.

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Featuring a new preface by the author, a new edition of the best-selling study offers a provocative critique of the intellectual--and pseudo-intellectual world of American culture, identifying three key enemies of Intellect--Art, Science, and Philanthropy--in the areas of public administration, communications, education, business, scholarship, and conversation and home life. Reprint.

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9780313200717, titled "The House of Intellect" | Reprint edition (Praeger Pub Text, March 1, 1978), cover price $105.00

Paperback:

9780060102302, titled "The House of Intellect" | Reprint edition (Perennial, December 1, 2002), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Featuring a new preface by the author, a new edition of the best-selling study offers a critique of the intellectual and pseudo-intellectual world of American culture.
9780226038551 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1975, cover price $15.00

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Analyzes the philosophical and psychological theories of William James and examines their contributions to the present state of Western civilization (view table of contents)

Hardcover:

9780226038650 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, July 1, 1983), cover price $55.00
9780060150907 | Harpercollins, April 1, 1983, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the philosophical and psychological theories of William James and examines their contributions to the present state of Western civilization

Paperback:

9780226038698 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $20.00
9780226038667 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 1, 1984), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Analyzes the philosophical and psychological theories of William James and examines their contributions to the present state of Western civilization

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Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786119516 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2002), cover price $99.95
9780694525485 | Abridged edition (Harperaudio, June 1, 2001), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

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Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

Hardcover:

9780060175863 | Harpercollins, June 1, 2000, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786120093 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, August 1, 2002), cover price $85.95

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By Jacques Barzun and Edward Lewis (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786190737 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2008), cover price $69.95

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The acclaimed author of From Dawn to Decadence shares his thoughts on the art and craft of writing in a classic handbook that covers such topics as diction, syntax, tone, composition, revision, and meaning and includes dozens of model passages from writers that demonstrate both good and bad usage. Reprint. 15,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780060937232 | 4 reprint edition (Perennial, December 1, 2001), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The acclaimed author of From Dawn to Decadence shares his thoughts on the art and craft of writing in a classic handbook that covers such topics as diction, syntax, tone, composition, revision, and meaning and includes dozens of model passages from writers that demonstrate both good and bad usage.

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An anthology of essays, criticism, and reviews, unpublished for fifty years, includes a selection of writings by W. H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, and Lionel Trilling from the publications of The Reader's Subscription Book Club and the The Mid-Century Book Society, including Trilling's thoughts on The Wind in the Willows, Auden on drugs and cooking, and Barzun on the work of Robert Lowell. 17,500 first printing. (view table of contents)
By W. H. Auden (editor), Jacques Barzun (foreword by) and Arthur Krystal (editor)

Hardcover:

9780743202626 | Free Pr, August 1, 2001, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An anthology of essays, criticism, and reviews, unpublished for fifty years, includes Trilling's thoughts on 'The Wind in the Willows,' Auden on drugs and cooking, and Barzun on the the work of Robert Lowell.

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Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

Prebinding:

9780613708500 | Turtleback Books, May 1, 2001, cover price $37.90 | About this edition: Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

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One of the century's great intellectuals synthesizes his thinking on art, scholarship, manners, morals, and religion to offer his critique of Western culture today, which he sees in a period of decadence and serious decline. Reprint. 150,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780060928834 | 1 edition (Perennial, May 1, 2001), cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Showcases the triumphs and defeats of five hundred years of Western cultural history, highlighting the contributions of women and arguing that decadance is required in order to spark creativity in the next era.

Paperback:

9780765806093 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, April 1, 2001), cover price $33.95

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Paperback:

9780226038681 | Revised edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 1, 1994), cover price $20.00

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New sections on editing, teaching, and lecturing are included in this updated edition of the classic manual on all aspects of research and writing

Hardcover:

9780395644942 | 5 sub edition (Houghton Mifflin, September 1, 1992), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: New sections on editing, teaching, and lecturing are included in this updated edition of the classic manual on all aspects of research and writing

Paperback:

9780155625136 | Wadsworth Pub Co, February 1, 1992, cover price $53.95 | About this edition: A section on computers is included in this edition of the classic manual on all aspects of research and writing

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Hardcover:

9780811211574 | New Directions, May 1, 1991, cover price $12.95

Paperback:

9780811211581, titled "Essay on French Verse: For Readers of English Poetry" | New Directions, April 30, 1991, cover price $15.95

Criticizes the current educational system, and offers suggestions on curriculum, testing, grading, and teaching methods

Hardcover:

9780226038469 | Univ of Chicago Pr, March 1, 1991, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Criticizes the current educational system, and offers suggestions on curriculum, testing, grading, and teaching methods

Paperback:

9780226038476 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, May 1, 1992), cover price $21.00 | About this edition: Criticizes the current educational system, and offers suggestions on curriculum, testing, grading, and teaching methods

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Paperback:

9780819562371 | Reprint edition (Wesleyan Univ Pr, May 1, 1989), cover price $17.95

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An annotated list of more than five thousand books, including novels, short story collections, histories of the genre, true crime tales, and Sherlock Holmes studies

Hardcover:

9780060157968 | Rev enl edition (Harpercollins, November 1, 1989), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: An annotated list of more than five thousand books, including novels, short story collections, histories of the genre, true crime tales, and Sherlock Holmes studies

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