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Author: Michael Bérubé
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 1994.
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This text provides an explanation of the political correctness argument: how it emerged and how right-wing pundits have used it to undermine contemporary criticism. In a series of essays, Berube  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bérubé, Michael, 1961-
Public access.
London ; New York : Verso, 1994
(OCoLC)624326810
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Bérubé
ISBN: 0860914240 9780860914242 0860916782 9780860916789
OCLC Number: 30319271
Description: xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: American Political Culture and Cultural Politics --
pt. I. PC and the Humanities. 1. Discipline and Theory. 2. Winning Hearts and Minds. 3. Exigencies of Value --
pt. II. Critical Theory in the Public Sphere. 4. Just the Fax, Ma'am: or, Postmodernism's Journey to Decenter. 5. Pop Goes the Academy: Cult Studs Fight the Power. 6. Bite Size Theory: Popularizing Academic Criticism --
pt. III. At the Closing of the American Century. 7. Paranoia in a Vacuum: 2001 and the National Security State. 8. It's Renaissance Time: New Historicism, American Studies, and American Identity. 9. Disuniting America Again --
Epilogue: Harvesting the Humanities.
Responsibility: Michael Bérubé.

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