In this substantially revised edition of his now-classic critique of contemporary academic life, Mr. Kimball shows how politics has corrupted our higher education. Mr. Kimball names his enemies precisely....This book will breed fistfights. —Roger Rosenblatt, New York Times Book Review. A withering critique. —Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post Book World
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Roger Kimball is managing editor of the New Criterion and an art critic for the London Spectator. His other books include Lives of the Mind, Experiments Against Reality, and The Long March. He lives in South Norwalk, Connecticut.Review:
A stinging account...provokes constant reflection and occasional laughter. (Roger Shattuck, author of The Banquet Years )
A bravado performance of critical journalism...vivid, amusing, dismaying. (Robert Alter Newsday )
All persons serious about education should see it. (Allan Bloom, author of The Closing of the American Mind )
A withering critique. (Jonathan Yardley Washington Post Book World )
Mr. Kimball names his enemies precisely...this book will breed fistfights. (The New York Times )
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060920491
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060920491