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Public Intellectuals

A Study of Decline, With a New Preface and Epilogue

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674012462

Publication Date: 10/30/2003

Academic Trade

464 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations, 14 tables


  • Preface, 2003
  • Introduction
  • Part I: General Theoretical and Empirical Analysis
    • 1. Setting the Stage
    • 2. The Market for Public Intellectuals
    • 3. Care and Insight
    • 4. Prediction and Influence
    • 5. More Public, Less Intellectual
  • Part II: Genre Studies
    • 6. The Literary Critic as Public Intellectual
    • 7. Political Satire
    • 8. The Jeremiah School
    • 9. The Public Philosopher
    • 10. The Public Intellectual and the Law
  • Conclusion: Improving the Market
  • Epilogue, 2003
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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