Convergences: Essays on Art and Literature

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These sixteen essays on art and literature cover a wide range of topics including American painting, the religious rites of the Aztecs, Marxism, linguistics and Picasso. He penetrates the meaning of modernism, gnosticism and the effect of Edith Piaf on pygmies. Also analyzed is American cuisine, tantric Buddhism, the notion of nationhood, some haikus and manners good and bad.

Convergences: Essays on Art and Literature 1987,

ISBN-13: 9780747501060

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