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Jacques Barzun
Pintura do perfil de Jacques Barzun, c. 1959.
Nome completo Jacques Barzun Martin
Nascimento 30 de novembro de 1907
Créteil,  França
Morte 25 de outubro de 2012 (104 anos)
San Antonio, Texas,  Estados Unidos
Nacionalidade Estados Unidos Norte-americana
Ocupação Historiador
Prémios Medalha Presidencial da Liberdade (2003)

Medalha Nacional de Humanidades (2010)

Jacques Barzun Martin (Créteil, 30 de novembro de 1907San Antonio, 25 de outubro de 2012) foi um historiador franco-americano de ideias e cultura.[1]


  • 1927 Samplings and Chronicles: Being the Continuation of the Philolexian Society History, with Literary Selections From 1912 to 1927 (editor). Philolexian Society.
  • 1932 The French Race: Theories of Its Origins and Their Social and Political Implications. P.S. King & Son.
  • 1937 Race: a Study in Modern Superstition (Revised, 1965 Race: A Study in Superstition). Methuen & Co. Ltd.
  • 1939 Of Human Freedom. Revised edition, Greenwood Press Reprint, 1977: ISBN 0-8371-9321-4.
  • 1941 Darwin, Marx, Wagner: Critique of a Heritage. Reprint Barzun Press, 2007: ISBN 978-1-4067-6178-8.
  • 1943 Romanticism and the Modern Ego. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1943.
  • 1945 Teacher in America. Reprint Liberty Fund, 1981. ISBN 0-913966-79-7.
  • 1950 Berlioz and the Romantic Century. Boston: Little, Brown and Company/An Atlantic Monthly Press Book, 1950 [2 vols.].
  • 1951 Pleasures of Music: a Reader's Choice of Great Writing About Music and Musicians From Cellini to Bernard Shaw Viking Press.
  • 1954 God's Country and Mine: A Declaration of Love, Spiced with a Few Harsh Words. Reprint Greenwood Press, 1973: ISBN 0-8371-6860-0.
  • 1956 Music in American Life. Indiana University Press.
  • 1956 The Energies of Art: Studies of Authors, Classic and Modern. Greenwood, ISBN 0-8371-6856-2.
  • 1959 The House of Intellect. Reprint Harper Perennial, 2002: ISBN 978-0-06-010230-2.
  • 1960 Lincoln the Literary Genius (first published in The Saturday Evening Post, February 14, 1959)
  • 1961 The Delights of Detection. Criterion Books.
  • 1961 Classic, Romantic, and Modern. Reprint University Of Chicago Press, 1975: ISBN 0-226-03852-1.
  • 1964 Science: The Glorious Entertainment. HarperCollins. ISBN 0-06-010240-3.
  • 1967 What Man Has Built (introductory booklet to the Great Ages of Man book series). Time Inc.
  • 1968 The American University: How It Runs, Where It Is Going. Reprint University Of Chicago Press, 1993: ISBN 0-226-03845-9.
  • 1969 Berlioz and the Romantic Century (3d ed.) Reprint: Barzun Press.
  • 1971 On Writing, Editing, and Publishing. University of Chicago Press.
  • 1971 A Catalogue of Crime: Being a Reader's Guide to the Literature of Mystery, Detection, and Related Genres (with Wendell Hertig Taylor). Revised edition, Harper & Row, 1989: ISBN 0-06-015796-8.
  • 1974 Clio and the Doctors. Reprinted University Of Chicago Press, 1993: ISBN 0-226-03851-3.
  • 1974 The Use and Abuse of Art (A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts) . Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-01804-9.
  • 1975 Simple and Direct: A Rhetoric for Writers. 4th ed, Harper Perennial, 2001: ISBN 0-06-093723-8.
  • 1976 The Bibliophile of the Future: His Complaints about the Twentieth Century (Maury A. Bromsen lecture in humanistic bibliography). Boston Public Library. ISBN 0-89073-048-2.
  • 1980 Three Talks at Northern Kentucky University. Northern Kentucky University, Dept. of Literature and Language.
  • 1982 Lincoln's Philosophic Vision. Artichokes Creative Studios.
  • 1982 Critical Questions: On Music and Letters, Culture and Biography, 1940–1980 (edited by Bea Friedland). University Of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-03864-5.
  • 1982 Berlioz and His Century: An Introduction to the Age of Romanticism (Abridgment of Berlioz and the Romantic Century). University Of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-03861-0.
  • 1983 A Stroll with William James. Reprint University of Chicago Press, 2002: ISBN 978-0-226-03869-8.
  • 1986 A Word or Two Before You Go: Brief Essays on Language. Wesleyan University.
  • 1989 The Culture We Deserve: A Critique of Disenlightenment. Wesleyan University. ISBN 0-8195-6237-8.
  • 1991 An Essay on French Verse: For Readers of English Poetry. New Directions Publishing. ISBN 0-8112-1158-4.
  • 1991 Begin Here: The Forgotten Conditions of Teaching and Learning. University Of Chicago Press. ISBN 0-226-03846-7.
  • 2000 From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present. ISBN 978-0-06-092883-4.
  • 2001 Sidelights on Opera at Glimmerglass. Glimmerglass Opera
  • 2002 A Jacques Barzun Reader. ISBN 978-0-06-093542-9.
  • 2002 What is a School? and Trim the College! (What is a School? An Institution in Limbo, Trim the College! A Utopia). Hudson Institute.
  • 2003 The Modern Researcher (6th ed.) (with Henry F. Graff). Wadsworth Publishing. ISBN 978-0-495-31870-5.
  • 2004 Four More Sidelights on Opera at Glimmerglass: 2001–2004


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