People would read personal letters slowly, savoring each expression . . . Louisa
May Alcott in Her Attic, ... Schools often taught the art of letter writing, which had
reached a state of near perfection in the eighteenth century. The letter, carefully ...
Author: Richard Paul Janaro
Category: Literary Criticism
The Art of Being Human, 6/e, introduces students to the ways in which the humanities can broaden their perspective, enhance their ability to think clearly and objectively, and enrich their lives. This well-respected text has been lauded for its scope of topics, its accessible level, and its writing style. Chapter topics include not only the usual genres-art, music, literature, cinema, and philosophy-but also myth, love, happiness, death attitudes and life affirmation, and nature.