A Year from Monday: New Lectures and Writings by John Cage

By John Cage

Comprises lectures, essays, diaries and different writings, together with "How to enhance the area (You Will in simple terms Make concerns Worse)" and "Juilliard Lecture."

"This booklet is so wealthy in rules proper to every kind of inventive, philosophical, and social endeavors, that I doubt if any open-minded and clever individual wouldn't be challenged [by] this compendium of provocative aphorisms, highbrow absurdities, and formulations so unique they are going to potentially make experience to a few, nonsense to others"--Richard Kostelanetz, Denver Quarterly

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