The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

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What PC English professors don't want you to learn from . . . Beowulf: If we don't admire heroes, there's something wrong with us Chaucer: Chivalry has contributed enormously to women's happiness Shakespeare: Some choices are inherently destructive (it's just built into the nature of things) Milton: Our intellectual freedoms are Christian, not antiChristian, in origin Jane Austen: Most men would be improved if they were more patriarchal than they actually are Dickens: Reformers can do more harm than the injustices they set out to reform T. S. Eliot: Tradition is necessary to culture Flannery O'Connor: Even modern American liberals aren't immune to original si
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Regnery Publishing, Inc.,, 2006
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9781596980112
Branch Call Number: DOWNLOADABLE eBOOK
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (278 pages)

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EuSei Oct 30, 2012

Extremely interesting book. Among many other interesting things, Kantor says the Middle Ages were not the “dark ages” as most of us believe, but one only needs to read Chaucer to change one’s mind. I remember a high school teacher stating something to that effect. This is a very important book for people who enjoy reading—good literature, that is—and want to break free from the tyranny of school/college cliché curricula. NOTICE: Attempts to censor (“Report this”) my comments will be fiercely fought under the aegis of American Libraries’ beloved principles: Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Read, Intellectual Freedom.

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