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The eighties : a reader

Author: Gilbert T Sewall
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997.
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These essays, collected by historian Gilbert T. Sewall from the major books, journals, news reports, and public addresses of the day, survey the tumultuous social change that engulfed the nation in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eighties.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997
(OCoLC)605063372
Online version:
Eighties.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1997
(OCoLC)607934346
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert T Sewall
ISBN: 020177240X 9780201772401
OCLC Number: 36969698
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From The Culture of Narcissism / Christopher Lasch --
"Adversary Culture of Intellectuals" / Irving Kristol --
From The View from Sunset Boulevard / Ben Stein --
"Fashionable Mind" / Kennedy Fraser --
Appearance of Aids --
From Hunger of Memory / Richard Rodriquez --
From "Crime and American Culture" / James Q. Wilson --
"New Porn Wars" / Jean Bethke Elshtain --
"Now What?" --
"Good Vibrations" / David Brooks --
"Culture of Apathy" --
"New Yorkers Growing Angry Over Aggressive Panhandlers" / Fox Butterfield --
"Being Black and Feeling Blue" / Shelby Steele "Mass Market is Splitting Apart" / Bruce Steinberg --
From Beyond Our Means / Alfred L. Malabre --
"Money Society" / Myron Magnet --
From Money and Class in America / Lewis H. Lapham --
"Last Days of Drexel Burnham" / Brett Duval Fromson --
"R.I.P." / James Wolcott --
Limelight --
"On First Looking into Emily Post's Etiquette" / P.J. O'Rourke --
From Amusing Ourselves to Death / Neil Postman --
"Sitcom" / Eric Bogosian --
"Death of Andy Warhol" / Hilton Kramer --
"Literary Brat Pack" / Bruce Bawer --
"Forever Young" / Ronald Steel --
"Fall of the American Adam" / C. Vann Woodward "Our Listless Universities" / Allan Bloom --
"Cultural Literacy" / E.D. Hirsch --
"Radicalism for Yuppies" / Louis Menand --
"Debating the Humanities at Yale" / Roger Kimball --
"Why the West?" / William J. Bennett --
"Bennett Misreads Stanford's 'Classics'" / Stephen R. Graubard --
"Allan Bloom and E.D. Hirsch: Educational Reform as Tragedy and farce: / Helene Moglen --
"Battle of the Books" / James Atlas --
From "The Storm Over the University / John Searle --
From After virtue / Alasdair MacIntyre --
"Worship of Art" / Tom Wolfe --
"Ethics Without Virtue" / Chritina Hoff Sommers --
"Victims All?" / David Rieff --
From Culture Wars / James Davison Hunter
Responsibility: edited by Gilbert T. Sewall.
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