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The age of anxiety

Andrea Tone

The age of anxiety

a history of America"s turbulent affair with tranquilizers

by Andrea Tone

  • 205 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Basic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tranquilizing drugs -- United States -- History,
  • Antipsychotic drugs -- United States -- History,
  • Antipsychotic Agents -- history -- United States,
  • Anxiety Disorders -- drug therapy -- United States,
  • Pharmaceutical Preparations -- history -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementAndrea Tone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM333 .T66 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17010362M
    ISBN 109780465086580
    LC Control Number2008032718

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      As much as anything, The Age of Anxiety is a book about Pete Townshend’s frustrations over the exhaustion of rock’s ideas. Townshend’s narrator is Louis Doxtader, at Author: Riley Fitzgerald. When it was first published in , The Age of Anxiety--W. H. Auden's last, longest, and most ambitious book-length poem--immediately struck a powerful chord, capturing the imagination of the cultural moment that it diagnosed and named. Beginning as a conversation among four strangers in a barroom on New York's Third Avenue, Auden's analysis of Western culture during the Second World War won 4/5(3).

    The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Ecologue, which won the Pulitzer Prize, is one of three long poetic works that Auden wrote mainly during World War II, which, following his decision to leave England. age is characterized primarily by anxiety—or even whether he is really say­ ing that at all. The Age of Anxiety, then, is extraordinarily famous for a book so little read; or, extraordinarily little read for a book so famous. The purpose of the current edition is to aid those who would like to read the poem rather than sagely cite its title File Size: KB.


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H. Auden’s last, longest, and most ambitious book-length poem — immediately struck a powerful chord, capturing the imagination of the cultural moment that it diagnosed and named.

Beginning as a conversation among four strangers in a barroom on New York’s Third Avenue, Auden’s analysis of Western culture during the Second.