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Colin Hopkins


The Metropolitan Critic: non-fiction 1968-1973
James, Clive,
ISBN: 9780330340205
Picador, London, 1995. New Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good Condition/. New Edition. First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 296 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. The book has been read and carries some marks and creases. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. In 1974 The Metropolitan Critic started a new trend in cultural comment which has since become an orthodoxy. The young Clive James was the first journalist in London to talk about high culture and pop culture in the same all-consuming, sparkling style. Even at that early stage, the learning behind his literary high-wire act was formidable: a portent of the wide-ranging erudition that in subsequent years was to back up his four further volumes of critical prose and the television column that made him famous. An extra delight of this new edition is a set of newly-written self-critical footnotes which combine with a nostalgic introduction to evoke what literary London was like when the author, low on salary but high on hope, was making his spectacular start. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Politics & Government, Current Affairs; Britain/UK; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0330340204. ISBN/EAN: 9780330340205. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 7160. Good Condition
Price: $12.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 7160  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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