Beyond Cheering And Bashing

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : William K. Buckley | Publisher : Popular Press

ISBN 10 : 0879725486
ISBN 13 : 9780879725488

The debate over the central issue confronted in The Closing of the American Mind—the role of the university and the liberal arts in the United States—has become increasingly ur..

Modern Jeremiahs

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Mark Stephen Jendrysik | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780739121924
ISBN 13 : 0739121928

This book identifies where modern Jeremiahs place the sources of national decline and their purposed solutions and its analysis also reveals the central problem faced by this form ..

Literary Criticism From Plato To Postmodernism

Pub Date : 2014-04-28 | Author : James Seaton | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139916271
ISBN 13 : 1139916270

This book offers a history of literary criticism from Plato to the present, arguing that this history can best be seen as a dialogue among three traditions - the Platonic, Neoplato..

The Revolt Of The Elites And The Betrayal Of Democracy

Pub Date : 1996-01-17 | Author : Christopher Lasch | Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN 10 : 9780393348415
ISBN 13 : 0393348415

"[A] passionate, compelling, and disturbing argument that the ills of democracy in the United States today arise from the default of its elites." —John Gray, New York Times Book ..

T S Eliot And Christian Tradition

Pub Date : 2014-06-18 | Author : Benjamin G. Lockerd | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9781611476125
ISBN 13 : 1611476127

T. S. Eliot was raised in the Unitarian faith of his family in St. Louis but drifted away from their beliefs while studying philosophy, mysticism, and anthropology at Harvard. Duri..