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A critical American

the politics of Dwight Macdonald

by Stephen J. Whitfield

  • 133 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Archon Books in Hamden, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Macdonald, Dwight,
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStephen J. Whitfield.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.M147 W48 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 179 p. :
      Number of Pages179
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2854328M
      ISBN 100208020071
      LC Control Number84016764

      Nigel Warburton, Five Books' philosophy editor and author of Thinking from A to Z, selects five of the best books on critical thinking—and explains how they will help us make better informed decisions and construct more valid arguments. Interview by Cal Flyn. Thinking from A to Z by Nigel Warburton Read.   This book is another hard look at the American higher education system, this time from former Harvard president Derek Bok. As in the work of Arum and Roska, Bok showcases just how little many students learn during their college educations, lacking key skills in writing, reasoning, mathematics, and critical thinking.

      As the American century draws to an uneasy close, Philip Roth gives us a novel of unqualified greatness that is an elegy for all our century's promises of prosperity, civic order, and domestic bliss. Roth's protagonist is Swede Levov, a legendary athlete at his Newark high school, who grows up in the booming postwar years to marry a former Miss New Jersey, inherit his father's glove factory, and move into a . Genre/Form: Biography Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whitfield, Stephen J., Critical American. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books,

      Toward a Native American Critical Theory articulates the foundations and boundaries of a distinctive Native American critical theory in this postcolonial era. In the first book-length study devoted to this subject, Elvira Pulitano offers a survey of the theoretical underpinnings of works by noted Native writers Paula Gunn Allen, Robert Warrior, Craig Womack, Greg Sarris, Louis Owens, and. Jeanine Cummins’s “ripped from the headlines” migrant-crisis novel “American Dirt” is out now. Oprah chose it for her next Apple TV+ book-club entry. Many critics, though, find it to be.


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