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Romantic Moderns

Romantic Moderns by Alexandra Harris English writers, artists & the imagination from Virginia Woolf to John Piper

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it is said that the main characteristic that differs human from animal is the ability to act, and pretend to be something else. Homo Ludens is what we really are.