A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings by John Cage

By John Cage

Comprises lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the area (You Will in simple terms Make concerns Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."

"This booklet is so wealthy in principles correct to all kinds 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're going to probably make feel to a few, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly

"Our first and top all-American dadaist... and his prose sort is the best on the grounds that Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews

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"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 approach the profound non secular foundation of avante-garde art."--American pupil

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