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The war against the intellect

episodes in the decline of discourse

by Shaw, Peter

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Published by University of Iowa Press in Iowa City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
    • Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Shaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .S47 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 181 p. ;
      Number of Pages181
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2054126M
      ISBN 10087745230X, 0877452407
      LC Control Number88032115

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