Create Dangerously

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‘To create today is to create dangerously. Any publication is an act, and that act exposes one to the passions of an age that forgives nothing.’ Camus’s powerful lecture, as relevant today as ever, argues against ‘art for art’s sake’, while his Nobel Prize speech brilliantly sets out his vision of the artist’s role and responsibilities.

ISBN: 9780241339121 Author: Camus, Albert Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 22nd February 2018 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 701 (edition:23) Pages: 64 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

‘To create today is to create dangerously’

Camus argues passionately that the artist has a responsibility to challenge, provoke and speak up for those who cannot in this powerful speech, accompanied here by two others.

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