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CULTURE OF COMPLAINT: The Fraying of America

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

It's hard not to be stirred up and entertained by the three jeremiad-essays Hughes (Barcelona, 1992, etc.) offers here. He goes scatter-shooting at cows with very broad sides: "the American talent for the twin fetishes of victimhood and redemption"; the PC academy (" ‘The Canon,' that oppressive Big Bertha whose muzzle is trained...at the black, the gay, and the female. The Canon, we're told, is a ... Read full review

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