The Politically Incorrect Guide to English And American Literature

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Regnery Publishing, 1 Οκτ 2006 - 278 σελίδες
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 anti-Christian, 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 sin

 

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This was originally published in March of 2007: Why you should read this book: To Read Better, To Write Better. Nothing just ‘happens’ to me. Shortly after reading Dr. Elizabeth Kantor’s book, The ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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I was hoping this book would be a little more bold in breaking the standard acceptance of a PC culture, but it's a lot more subtle than that. It does point out places where writers and poets aren't ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής

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What They Dont Want You to Learn from
1
Medieval Literature Here Is Gods Plenty
23
The Renaissance Christian Humanism
49
The Seventeenth Century Religion as a Matter of Life
85
Restoration and EighteenthCentury Literature
103
The Nineteenth Century Revolution and Reaction
119
The Twentieth Century The AvantGarde and Beyond
153
American Literature Our Own Neglected Canon
167
Why They Dont Want You to Learn about
187
hideously ugly mentally crippling
194
What Literature Is For To Teach and Delight
203
How You Can Teach Yourself English and
213
Learn the Poetry by HeartSee the PlaysGossip about
229
Notes
243
Acknowledgments
261
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despite the ugly racial epithets
175

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