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" The whole scope of the essay is to recommend culture as the great help out of our present difficulties; culture being a pursuit of our total perfection by means of getting to know, on all matters which most concern us, the best which has been thought... "
Matthew Arnold: Poet and Critic - Page 42
by Arnold Schrag - 1904 - 94 pages
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The New Englander

1870
...Mr. Matthew Arnold has written a very interesting "Essay," entitled "Culture and Anarchy." Its object is "to recommend culture as the great help out of our present difficulties." He defines culture as a study and pursuit of perfection. He defends it against the silly "cant of the...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 29

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1870
...Matthew Arnold has written a very interesting "Essay," entitled " Culture and Anarchy." Its object is " to recommend culture as the great help out of our present difficulties." He defines culture as a study and pursuit of perfection. He defends it against the silly " cant of...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - 1877 - 323 pages
...preaches culture as the new gospel for humanity, defines his theme with tantalizing vagueness : it is " a pursuit of our total perfection by means of getting to know, in all the matters which most concern us, the best which has been thought and said in the world, and,...
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Self-culture and Self-reliance, Under God the Means of Self-elevation

William Unsworth - 1879 - 152 pages
...and sweetness ' through the whole life and society of men. Mr. Arnold says, ' The whole scope of the essay is to recommend culture as the great help out...total perfection by means of getting to know, on all matters which most concern us, the best which has been thought and said in the world, and, through...
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism : And ...

Matthew Arnold - 1883 - 364 pages
...currency. And now to pass to the matters canvassed in the \following essay. The whole scope of the essay is to recommend culture as the great help out of our pre- ] sent difficulties ; culture being a pursuit of our total / perfection by means of getting to...
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism : And ...

Matthew Arnold - 1891 - 364 pages
...of currency. And now to pass to the matters canvassed in the following essay. The whole scope of the essay is to recommend culture as the great help out of our present difficulties ; culture being a pursuitpT'our total perfection by means of getting to know, on all the matters which most concern us,...
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The Principles of Criticism: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

William Basil Worsfold - 1897 - 284 pages
...remedy, a means of ' seeing things as they really are.' The whole scope of his essay Culture and Anarchy is ' to recommend culture as the great help out of...total perfection by means of getting to know, on all matters which most concern us, the best that has been thought and said in the world ; and through this...
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The Principles of Criticism: An Introduction to the Study of Literature

William Basil Worsfold - 1897 - 284 pages
...Anarchy is ' to recommend culture as y the great help out of our present difficulties ; culture being n. pursuit of our total perfection by means of getting to know, on all matters which most concern us, the best that has been thought and said in the world ; and through this...
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Calendar

University of Sydney - 1898
...Consider Dickens as a critic of modern society and a practical reformer. 7. " The whole scope of the essay is to recommend Culture as the great help out of our present difficulties." Explain shortly Arnold's meaning. 8. Tennyson has been called " the Mirror of his Age." Discuss. 9....
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1899 - 697 pages
...for the commonplace duties of life. Arnold used the word culture in a noble sense. He defined it as " a pursuit of our total perfection by means of getting to know, on all matters that most concern us, the best which has been thought and said in the world." The aim of culture...
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