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By John Cage

ISBN-10: 0819560022

ISBN-13: 9780819560025

Contains lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the realm (You Will merely Make issues Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."

"This booklet is so wealthy in rules suitable 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 experience to a couple, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly

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

"A yr from Monday is a mosaic whose half and whose complete are a similar thing...and you had larger no longer leave out either the woodland and the timber; and also you higher no longer fear approximately combined metaphor alongside the way." --Martin final, WBAI - FM, ny 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, refined advert forceful manner the profound religious foundation of avante-garde art."--American student

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Then he went back to live with his grandparents. After the third grade in school he went to Columbia, which seemed like a big city, to live with his mother and stepfather. A year later, school finished, he went to a community on a lake called The Corner to stay with his Aunt Gladys. He thought it was for the summer but he stayed there for six years studying with his aunt who taught all the grades in one room, a school called Climax. The following year he finished high school living in Sumter with his mother and stepfather, two half-sisters and his half-brother.

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