Neuhaus, Richard John
October 1991
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Oct1991, Issue 16, p67
Presents excerpts from the acceptance speech by Octavio Paz, recipient of the 1990 Nobel Prize in literature. Emotion of Paz upon accepting the award; Comparison of modernity with Middle Ages; Implication of the idea of modernity for the conception of history as a unique and linear process of succession.


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