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TheReith Lectures 1982

on BBC Radio 3

The Arts Without Mystery Denis Donoghue. the Henry James Professor of Letters at New York
University, gives the first of six lectures on the place of the arts In modern society.
The Zealots of Explanation ' I want to talk about the arts in relation to the mystery that surrounds them not as a problem to be cleared up. but as the very condition in which they appear at all.'


Denis Donoghue.

BBC Radio 3

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