TITLE

Art Offensive

AUTHOR(S)
O'Donnell, Anne
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;6/28/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Jefferson Lecture, which was established by the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1972. Description of this year's scholarly event, held in a Washington ballroom; The United States Marine Band playing for this year's lecturer, Harvard Professor Helen Vendler; Previous years' speakers including Bill Clinton; Suggestion of Vendler that the arts should be studied as seriously as mathematics and science; Her view on utilitarian good; Statement that Vendler was a private intellectual giving a public lecture.
ACCESSION #
13490256

 

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