Politics of letters

  • 321 Pages
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  • English
Wesleyan University Press, Distributed by Harper & Row , Middletown, Conn, Scranton, Pa
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism., Politics and literature -- United States., American literature -- Study and teaching -- United States., Social classes in literature., Marxist criticism -- United States., Canon (Literature), Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century., United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th cen


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StatementRichard M. Ohmann.
LC ClassificationsPS228.P6 O36 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 321 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2374025M
ISBN 100819551759
LC Control Number87002152

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In each of them, an American university professor was taken to task for refusing to write letters of recommendation for students. The first was charged with “religious discrimination,” and the second with a form of “political.

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