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Growing up absurd

Paul Goodman

Growing up absurd

problems of youth in the organized society

by Paul Goodman

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Youth -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Source: Gift of Paul Avrich, Aug. 26, 1986.

      StatementPaul Goodman.
      ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ796 .G645 1960b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 296 p. ;
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1902048M
      LC Control Number90103350

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Growing Up Absurd analyses the causes & effects of: "the disgrace of the Organised System, of semi-monopolies, government, advertisers etc. & the disaffection of the growing generation".

Goodman asserts that the young really need a more worthwhile world in order to grow up at all, confronting this real need with the world that they've been getting/5(44). “Growing up Absurd by Paul Goodman pretty much founded the modern passion for school reform.” – Paul Berman “Paul Goodman, a man deeply dissatisfied with things as they are, deserves more attention than other less-conscientious book is a highly serious effort to understand the relation between society and the disaffected youngster.” /5(11).

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An incredibly entertaining coming-of-age memoir with quite a few insightful tidbits. My only disappointment was wanting to read more about "growing up absurd in suburbia" (the book's subtitle) -- in other words, how others reacted to his weirdness and how he dealt with it -- as opposed to just the "growing up" story itself/5.

In a way it is a tribute to the versatile Paul Goodman's impressive verbal facility that he is capable of expanding into a book a theme which could be dealt with sufficiently in an essay of not inordinate length. The thesis of Growing Up Absurd which the author manages to state in various ways, buttressed by various circumstances, is that there is a disaffection for modern society on.

Paul Goodman's Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published inand it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist, among a host of other things—and the book's surprise success established him as one of America's /5(3).

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Paul Goodman’s Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published inand it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly—he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist, among a host of other things—and the book’s surprise success established him as 3/5(2).

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