Wednesday, July 14, 2004

More on English professors

Read this piece by Sharleen Mondal. It's excellent.

It's in response to this long article in this month's The Believer by Gideon Lewis-Kraus. There's too much in the essay to summarize it simply. I guess the best description of his take on attending an MLA convention is open-minded but skeptical. I've only read about half of it so far (have to get back to Susan Jacoby!), but I approve of everything I've seen so far.

I'm also grateful because Sharleen turns directs me to Charlie Bertsch, a 'punk rock' English prof. at Arizona.


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