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The humanities and the dream of America / Geoffrey Galt Harpham.

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Author/Creator:
Harpham, Geoffrey Galt, 1946-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2011
Imprint:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Format:
  • Book
  • 245 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205] -234) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction: the humanities as a foreign language
  • Beneath and beyond the "crisis in the humanities"
  • Roots, races, and the return to philology
  • Between humanity and the homeland: the evolution of an institutional concept
  • The next big thing in literary study: pleasure
  • Gold mines in Parnassus: thoughts on the integration of liberal and professional education
  • Melancholy in the midst of abundance: how America invented the humanities
  • The depths of the heights: reading Conrad with America's military.
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ISBN:
9780226316970
9780226316994
0226316971
0226316998

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