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Humanities Honours Programme

Week 3 – Erudiet en smaakvol

 

Aanvullend materiaal

Von der Belesenheit und Fruchtbarkeit des Literarhistorikers – Gerhard Eis

 

De eerste editie van Ulysses

 

How to Be a Know-It-All – Kathryn Schulz, The New Yorker

 

The New York Review of Books & Robert Silver

Wim Brands tipt: The New York Review of Books

De lessen van Robert Silvers en The New York Review of Books – Merlijn Olnon, NRC

In Memoriam Robert B. Silvers – The New York Review of Books (met links naar het eerbetoon in andere media)

Remembering Robert Silvers – The New Yorker

 

Ian Buruma on a New Era at The New York Review of Books – John Williams, The New York Times

 

ALDaily & Denis Dutton

Interview met Denis Dutton – Vrij Nederland

In memoriam Denis Dutton – Margalit Fox, New York Times

In memoriam Denis Dutton – Xandra Schutte, De Groene Amsterdammer

Recensie van The Art Instinct – The Washington Post

A Darwinian Theory of Beauty – Denis Dutton

Dennis Dutton’s Provocative Darwinian Theory of Beauty – Maria Popova, Brain Pickings

 

Maus

Maus, de onverdragelijke waarheid – Martin Smit, Athenaeum

Niets is te erg om af te beelden: Interview met Art Spiegelman– Pieter Steinz, NRC

Interview met Art Spiegelman – Geert de Weyer, De Groene Amsterdammer

Why ‘Maus’ remains ‘the greatest graphic novel ever written,’ 30 years later – Michael Cavna, The Washington Post

 

Robert Hughes

In Memoriam – Randy Kennedy, The New York Times

The Decline of the City of Mahagonny – Robert Hughes, The New Republic

 

Clive James

Profiel – Steven Erlanger, The New York Times

Interview ‘I’ve got a lot done since my death’ – Robert McCrum, The Guardian

Poëzie: A Heritage of Trumpets – Clive James, The New Yorker

 

Leonard Bernstein

The Unanswered Question Lezingen van Bernstein aan Harvard.

Young People’s Concerts. What Does Music Mean? Bernstein legt uit.

Documentaire: The Making of West Side Story

Het 1e pianoconcert van Brahms. Bernstein, Glenn Gould en een opmerkelijke speech

In Memoriam – Donal Henahan, The New York Times

Leonard Bernstein op Song of America (inclusief audiofragmenten)

Leestip: Dinner with Lenny: The Last Long Interview with Leonard Bernstein – Jonathan Cott (2013)

 

The Closing of the American Mind– Allan Bloom

In Memoriam – Anthony DePalma, The New York Times

Allan Bloom and the Conservative Mind – Jim Sleeper, The New York Times

Allan Bloom’s Guide to College – Matt Feeney, The New Yorker

Bloom and Doom: ‘The Closing of the American Mind’ – William Greider, Rolling Stone

The Closing of the American Mind – Jacob Hamburger, Criticism

 

The Cultured Life – Joseph Epstein, The Weekly Standard

 

The Mighty River of Classics: Tradition and Innovation in Modern Education – Camille Paglia