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C.P. Snow. by Jerome Thale

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


  • Snow, C. P. -- 1905-1980

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 154-160.

The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. ;
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20792660M

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by C. P. Snow, Stefan Collini Kindle Edition. $ $ 8 Hardcover. $ $ 23 Paperback. $ $ 8 45 $ Usually ships within 5 days. Board book (5) Death Under Sail Feb 1. This is not the best novel ever written it isnt even C P Snows best novel (even Snow felt that The Search, written in , was a false start); but I have a soft spot for the absorbing story of Arthur Miles, from sub-teenage years to his early thirties, which deals with his initial /5. C.P. Snow () was an English author of literary fiction. Besides being a novelist, Snow was a physicist. He served in several positions with the British Civil Service as well as in the government. Snow was made a life peer by Queen Elizabeth II in , giving him the title of Baron Snow.   C.P. Snow was born in Leicester, on 15 October He was educated from age 11 at Alderman Newton's School for boys where he excelled in most subjects, enjoying a reputation for an astounding : House of Stratus, Incorporated.

  The Two Cultures is probably more famous as an idea which ignited discussion than as the lecture it is. This edition of C.P. Snow's classic includes a brilliant introduction by Stefan Collini. I'm surprised that none of the other reviewers mention this portion of the edition, a substantial 64 pages, because for me it was the most interesting by: by C.P. Snow. Little, Brown. pp. $ This book, lavishly illustrated, is actually a first draft, dictated in haste from memory, of a longer work the late C.P. Snow planned to write, and this is reflected in the brevity of the text. Signed by C. P. Snow on the 3rd free endpaper with protective tissue guard laid-in. Bound in rich full leather - Gold gilt page edging, lettering, and graphics. - Raised band on the spine â " Silk moire endpapers - Archival quality paper - Satin ribbon book mark. 8vo â " 6 x 9 ". pp. Includes a special message by the author. "This is the first American publication of the answer to C.P. Snow that caused an international controversy. Dr. F.R. Leavis, England's foremost literary critic, sees the widespread acceptance of Snow's View of the two cultures -- humanist and scientific -- as the mark of a new "publicity-created culture" imposed by a pretentious and ignorant.

The notion that our society, its education system and its intellectual life, is characterised by a split between two cultures - the arts or humanities on one hand, and the sciences on the other - has a long history. But it was C. P. Snow's Rede lecture of that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today.5/5(1). The Two Cultures (Canto Classics series) by C. P. Snow. Digital Rights Management (DRM) The publisher has supplied this book in encrypted form, which means that you need to install free software in order to unlock and read it. But it was C. P. Snow's Rede lecture of that brought it to prominence and began a public debate that is still raging in the media today. This fiftieth anniversary printing of The Two Cultures and its successor piece, A Second Look (in which Snow responded to the controversy four years later) features an introduction by Stefan Collini Cited by: C.P. Snow, in full Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow Of The City Of Leicester, (born Oct. 15, , Leicester, Leicestershire, Eng.—died July 1, , London), British novelist, scientist, and government administrator.. Snow was graduated from Leicester University and earned a doctorate in physics at the University of Cambridge, where, at the age of 25, he became a fellow of Christ’s College.