St. Augustine's Press (1981)
Brings together Scruton's best essays from many sources, arranging them thematically.
The book has four sections: Language and Art, Writers in Context, Architecture, and Culture and Anarchy. There are several important essays on writers and critics that contribute to the reappraisal of their work – among them Dante, Andre Breton, Graham Greene, James Joyce, Sylvia Plath, Jacques Lacan, and Yukio Mishima.
245 pages, ISBN-10: 1890318612, ISBN-13: 978-1890318611