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By John Cage

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ISBN-13: 9780819560025

Comprises lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the area (You Will purely Make concerns Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."

"This e-book is so wealthy in principles proper to all kinds of inventive, philosophical, and social endeavors, that I doubt if any open-minded and clever individual wouldn't be challenged [by] this compendium of provocative aphorisms, highbrow absurdities, and formulations so unique they'll potentially make experience to a few, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly

"Our first and most sensible all-American dadaist... and his prose sort is the best because Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews

"A 12 months from Monday is a mosaic whose half and whose entire are an identical thing...and you had greater now not leave out either the woodland and the timber; and also you greater no longer fear approximately combined metaphor alongside the way." --Martin final, WBAI - FM, ny City

"Cage's writings doesn't let us know what to imagine up to it makes us imagine I a specific way... cage demonstrates in an unpretentious, refined advert forceful means the profound non secular foundation of avante-garde art."--American student

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