This collection of essays contains some of the most important pieces of criticism of the twentieth century, including the classics "The Aesthetics of Silence", a brilliant account of language, thought and consciousness, and "Trip to Hanoi", written during the Vietnam War. Here too is an excoriating account of America''s identity and future, a robust and surprising discussion of pornography and other richly rewarding writings on art, film, literature and politics.
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