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Herbert Edward Read

English anarchist, poet, and critic of literature and art

1893   -   1968

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
native language: English
language of expression: English, British English
educated at: University of Leeds
occupation: art historian, poet, writer, philosopher, anarchist, literary critic
award received: Distinguished Service Order, Military Cross, Erasmus Prize
position held: teacher

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Sir Herbert Edward Read, (; 4 December 1893 – 12 June 1968) was an English art historian, poet, literary critic and philosopher, best known for numerous books on art, which included influential volumes on the role of art in education. Read was co-founder of the Institute of Contemporary Arts. As well as being a prominent English anarchist, he was one of the earliest English writers to take notice of existentialism. He was co-editor with Michael Fordham of the British edition in English of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung.
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The Green Child

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Kunst, Kultur und Anarchie

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The philosophy of anarchism

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A one-man manifesto

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The Meaning of Art

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Icon and Idea

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English Prose Style

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Anarchy and order

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