Digital Barbarism by Mark Helprin audiobook

Digital Barbarism: A Writer’s Manifesto

By Mark Helprin
Read by David Colacci

HarperAudio
8.97 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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“A strange, wondrous, challenging, enriching book….Beautiful and powerful…you will not encounter another book like it.” —National Review online   In Digital Barbarism, bestselling novelist Mark Helprin (Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War) offers a ringing Jeffersonian defense of private property in the age of digital culture, with its degradation of thought and language and collectivist bias against the rights of individual creators. A timely, cogent, and important attack on the popular Creative Commons movement, Digital Barbarism provides rational, witty, and supremely wise support for the individual voice and its hard-won legal protections.

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Summary

Summary

“A strange, wondrous, challenging, enriching book….Beautiful and powerful…you will not encounter another book like it.”

National Review online

 

In Digital Barbarism, bestselling novelist Mark Helprin (Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War) offers a ringing Jeffersonian defense of private property in the age of digital culture, with its degradation of thought and language and collectivist bias against the rights of individual creators. A timely, cogent, and important attack on the popular Creative Commons movement, Digital Barbarism provides rational, witty, and supremely wise support for the individual voice and its hard-won legal protections.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Aptly spirited.” Wall Street Journal
“It is the only treatise of its kind…Certainly every aspiring magazine writer needs to peruse it.” National Observer
“[A] passionate defense of authors’ rights and the power of the individual voice…offered in elegant prose and with a rapier-sharp wit.” Publishers Weekly

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Author Bio: Mark Helprin

Author Bio: Mark Helprin

Mark Helprin is the acclaimed author of Winter’s Tale, A Soldier of the Great War, Freddy and Fredericka, In Sunlight and in Shadow, Memoir from Antproof Case, and numerous other works, including four that made the New York Times bestsellers list. His novels are translated into over twenty languages and read around the world. He was educated at Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford and served in the Israeli Army, Israeli Air Force, and British Merchant Navy.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 8.97
Audience: Adult
Language: English