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Public Access: Literary Theory and American Cultural Politics

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In the years of the Reagan–Bush era, the controversy over ‘political correctness’ erupted on American campuses, spreading to the mainstream media as right-wing pundits like Dinesh D’Souza and Roger Kimball prosecuted their publicity campaign against progressive academics. Michael Bérubé’s brilliant new book explains how and why the political correctness furore emerged, and ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 17th 1994 by Verso
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A magnificent book, although rather dated now, but it responds fully to the debates of the Culture Wars of the early 1990s.
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Michael Bérubé is the director of the Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Paterno Family Professor in Literature at Penn State University.
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