Intellectuals and the Politics of Style

  title={Intellectuals and the Politics of Style},
  author={S. Grimble},
  journal={International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society},
  • S. Grimble
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society
  • This article addresses the characteristic styles and modes of self-presentation used by such Victorian public moralists and intellectuals as William Morris, John Ruskin and Matthew Arnold in both their writing and in their appearances as public lecturers: these were all interventions that were aimed at provoking an audience into intellectual consideration and self-reflection. The article examines how questions about the style of these figures have shaped the response to their work both at the… CONTINUE READING
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