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America had no use for Adams because he was eighteenth-century, and yet it worshipped Grant because he was archaic and should have ...
F.R. Leavis's "eat up your broccoli" approach to fiction emphasises this junkfood/wholefood dichotomy. If reading a novel--for the ...
To be naked is to be deprived of our clothes, and the word implies some of the embarrassment most of us feel in that condition. Th ...
In the supposedly enlightened eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, parental indifference, child neglect, and raw cruelty appeared ...
It would never occur to anyone at Gourmet to take the kind of sleek, witty food photographs I associate with the Life "Great Dinne ...
Side by side with the Marxists of the northern cities, flourishing in the same situation and starting from the same premise, there ...
I cherish the review-as-literature; as lapidary journalism in the eighteenth-century mode, the last hard sparkling diamond in the ...
Advertising ... legitimizes the idealized, stereotyped roles of woman as temptress, wife, mother, and sex object, and portrays wom ...
America's two most important intellectual forebears are conceivably Franklin and Emerson. Franklin, however, makes us a little une ...
Almost always tradition is nothing but a record and a machine-made imitation of the habits that our ancestors created. The average ...
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