By John Cage
Contains lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the realm (You Will merely Make concerns Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."
"This publication is so wealthy in principles appropriate to all types of creative, 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 are going to potentially make feel to a couple, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly
"Our first and most sensible all-American dadaist... and his prose sort is the best seeing that Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews
"A 12 months from Monday is a mosaic whose half and whose entire are an analogous thing...and you had greater now not omit either the wooded area and the timber; and also you larger now not fear approximately combined metaphor alongside the way." --Martin final, WBAI - FM, big apple 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, sophisticated advert forceful means the profound religious foundation of avante-garde art."--American pupil
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