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Growing up absurd

Paul Goodman

Growing up absurd

problems of youth in the organized system.

by Paul Goodman

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Youth -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

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    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ796 .G645
    The Physical Object
    Pagination296 p.
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21086939M
    LC Control Number60-12137


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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).

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(11).

About Growing Up Absurd. 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.

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.

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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 /5(3).

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Paul Goodman, Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized System, (), pp. ix In every day’s newspaper there are stories about the two subjects that I have brought together in this book, the disgrace of the Organized System of semimonopolies, government, advertisers, etc., and the disaffection of the growing generation.

Growing up Absurd may still feel dated to some contemporary readers. But then again, the very act of reading a book itself may also feel dated, which is part of the point Goodman was making.

The compound process of psychic, social, and economic manipulation operating all around us always threatens to become less visible.

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He’s less remembered as a cofounder of Gestalt Therapy in the ’40s & ’50s. In so doing he misreads Brown’s book. Goodman attempts to apply the thesis of Growing Up Absurd to Brown’s account of growing up in Harlem. His point is that although life in the ghetto is cruel and oppressive, white middleclass society constrains its youth in .Growing Up Absurd: Problems of Youth in the Organized Society Paul Goodman Vintage Books pages Just before the start of the s, and into the first couple years of the decade, a number of books were published that took a critical eye to American society during one of its most prosperous : En R.“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.” – John K.

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