Kaye Wisdom of Baltasar Gracian (Cassette)

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Wisdom of Baltasar Gracian (Cassette)

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More than 300 years ago, Baltasar Gracian--worldly Jesuit scholar, counselor to kings, the genius of his age--made careful study of the powerful and elite who managed to combine ethical behavior with worldly effectiveness. He wrote brief but compelling maxims offering commonsense advice for living in the highly-charged era of 17th-century Spain, but his advice is equally relevant to today.

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Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658), a Spanish Jesuit priest and philosopher, fought censorship and advocated free speech. J. Leonard Kaye is a record producer who has woven Gracian's aphorisms into a biographical sketch of the priest. Gracian's wisdom, according to Kaye, was addressed to a fast-paced, stressful environment. Thus, it is particularly applicable to the 1990's. Unfortunately, much of the reading is accompanied by classical music which, at times, overwhelms the voice. The music also has long string selections which become grating. Otherwise, the program is excellent, as is the choice of F. Murray Abraham as reader. D.W.K. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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