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 basic terms Make concerns Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."

"This ebook is so wealthy in rules correct to all types 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 few, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly

"Our first and most sensible all-American dadaist... and his prose kind is the best considering the fact that Gertrude Stein."-- The Kirkus Reviews

"A yr from Monday is a mosaic whose half and whose entire are an identical thing...and you had larger no longer 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, long island 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, sophisticated advert forceful method the profound religious foundation of avante-garde art."--American pupil

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