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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||xi, 306 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||William James and the case of the epileptic patient --
The principles of Oliver Wendell Holmes --
T.S. Eliot and the Jews --
Richard Wright : the hammer and the nail --
The long shadow of James B. Conant --
The last emperor : William S. Paley --
A friend writes : the old "New Yorker" --
Norman Mailer in his time --
Life in the Stone Age --
The popist : Pauline Kael --
Christopher Lasch's quarrel with liberalism --
Lust in action : Jerry Falwell and Larry Flynt --
Laurie Anderson's 'United States" --
The mind of Al Gore --
The reluctant memorialist : Maya Lin.
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Eclectic Collection of Probing Essays
The essays here originally appeared in other publications and thus can be read independently. I read them in order (because that's the sort of reader I am), but I stretched out my reading over a couple of months, reading an essay or two and then setting it aside for other books. Many of the...
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