Discusses the argument that a work of art is essentially a gift and not a commodity.
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Book Description Vintage, 1983. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1st Vintage Books ed. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0394715195
Book Description Vintage, 1983. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "The best book I know of for talented but unacknowledged creators. . . . A masterpiece." Margaret Atwood "No one who is invested in any kind of art . . . can readThe Giftand remain unchanged." David Foster Wallace "Few books are such life-changers asThe Gift: epiphany, in sculpted prose." Jonathan Lethem "A manifesto of sorts for anyone who makes art [and] cares for it." Zadie Smith "This long-awaited new edition of Lewis Hyde's groundbreaking and influential study of creativity is a cause for across-the-board celebration." Geoff Dyer. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0394715195