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Professional Correctness

Literary Studies and Political Change

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PAPERBACK

$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674712201

Publication Date: 04/01/1999

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5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

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Fish has written a very stylish, muscular little book arguing that the enemies of literary study are the new Historicism and cultural studies, and that more professionalism just might save the sinking ship.—Rick Perlstein, The Nation

The book is by far the most powerful critique yet written of recent developments in academic humanities that have made interdisciplinary boundary crossing, cultural studies, and politically oriented textual analysis the dominant trend. Fish writes with a wit and dash that make him every bit as readable as the most nasty neocons while being vastly better informed.—Gerald Graff, Professor of English, University of Chicago

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