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The war against the intellect : episodes in the decline of discourse

Author: Peter Shaw
Publisher: Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shaw, Peter, 1936-
War against the intellect.
Iowa City, IA : University of Iowa Press, 1989
(DLC) 88032115
(OCoLC)18814299
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Shaw
ISBN: 1587292181 9781587292187
OCLC Number: 44965738
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 181 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: [1.] The American heritage: The American heritage and its guardians --
Ezra Pound on American history --
[2.] Literary criticism: The decline of criticism --
The politics of deconstruction --
Feminist literary criticism --
[3.] American literature: Literary scholarship and disparaging American culture --
Civilization's malcontents: responses to Typee --
[4.] The decline of standards: Plagiarism and the literary conscience --
The demotion of man --
The dark age of the humanities --
Epilogue: The academic assault on Allan Bloom.
Responsibility: Peter Shaw.

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