What do you think, Mr. Ramirez? : the American Revolution in education /

Main Author: Harpham, Geoffrey Galt, 1946-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Table of Contents:
  • The American revolution in education; Mr. Ramirez comes to America; Teaching the intangibles: general education in postwar America; Limitations of the whole man; Breaking the stranglehold of the present; James B. Conant, American radical
  • t Rights of the pryvat spyrit: from dissent to interpretation
  • From separation to society
  • From faith to fiction
  • From origin to originalism
  • From eloquence to abolition
  • From America to English
  • The peculiar opportunities of English; English and wisdom; The meaning of literature; The birth of criticism from the spirit of compromise; I.A. Richards and the emergence of an American humanities; Turning science into the humanities: the New Criticism; The persistence of intention
  • Postscript : in praise of depth.