The Last Modernist: The Legacy of Jacques Barzun

By |2019-04-04T22:29:20-06:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Jacques Barzun|

As recently as half a century ago, there was a significant community in the United States which aspired—in a humble, decent, republican way—to acquire and promote high culture. These were the sort of people who launched “great books” programs, and begged European intellectuals to cross the Atlantic and teach them everything they knew. Jacques Barzun [...]