BENDA, JULIEN; READ, HERBERT (INTRODUCTION).
Title The Betrayal Of The Intellectuals (la Trahison Des Clercs).
Book Condition Softcover. Reading copy.
Edition Reprint Edition.
Publisher The Beacon Press, Boston: 1955.
Seller ID 68649X1
An incisive and devastating criticism of intellectuals who have failed to accept their responsibility as leaders in society and have allowed themselves to become enmeshed in disputes and soiled by popular prejudices. Translated into English from the French by Richard Aldington. "M. Julien Benda puts a problem which confronts every man of letters." - T. S. Eliot
(Key Words: Intellectuals, Betrayals, Treason, Julien Benda, Herbert Read, Richard Aldington, Politics).