By John Cage
Comprises lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the realm (You Will in basic terms Make issues Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."
"This booklet is so wealthy in principles suitable to every kind of inventive, 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 variety is the best considering Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews
"A yr from Monday is a mosaic whose half and whose complete are an identical thing...and you had greater now not pass over either the wooded area and the bushes; and also you greater 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 selected way... cage demonstrates in an unpretentious, refined advert forceful manner the profound religious foundation of avante-garde art."--American student
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