Intellectuals: Aesthetics, Politics, Academics

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Bruce Robbins
U of Minnesota Press, 1990 - Social Science - 376 pages
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A valuable counter to the Reagan-Bush-Bennett-Bloom backlash, these essays (by many of the usual left suspects--Aronowitz, Said, Ehrenreich, et al.) analyze and evaluate the situatedness of intellectuals with respect to the media, government bureaucracy, the university, and the Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
 

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Contents

On Intellectuals Stanley Aronowitz
3
Foucault or Gramsci?
57
Defenders of the Faith and the New Class Andrew
101
American Intellectuals and Middle East Politics
135
Criticism Feminism and the Institution
153
The ProfessionalManagerial Class Revisited Barbara
173
Peculiarities of the English in the Metanarratives
189
Colin MacCabe
245
Raymond Williamss Loyalties
273
Paul de Man Fascism
319
Cultural
343
Contributors
365
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About the author (1990)

Bruce Robbins is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. He is the author of "Secular Vocations: Intellectuals, Professionalism, and Culture" and "The Servant's Hand". He has also edited several collections, the latest of which is "Cosmopolitics", with Pheng Cheah.

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