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In the Canon's Mouth Dispatches from the Culture Wars

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ISBN-10: 0253211344

ISBN-13: 9780253211347

Edition: N/A

Authors: Lillian S. Robinson

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Curriculum reform, changing the canon, multiculturalism, feminism, multiculturalism-ÕnÕ-feminism, the culture wars, political correctness. The issues with which this book is concerned have multiple labels, bestowed on different sides of a debate that began in the academy but that has become a matter of civic interest. It is a debate that involves definitions of culture: what it is or isnÕt, who makes it, what it is for, how it is taught, and who gets to decide. Always political in one sense, the issues that fall under this heading have acquired new political dimensions as they have moved from the campus into the arena of public policy, where they embrace not only higher education, but…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 11/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Dispatches: Introduction
Treason Our Text: Feminist Challenges to the Literary Canon
Their Canon, Our Arsenal
Feminist Criticism: How Do We know We've Won?
Is There Class in This Text?: On The Norton Anthology of Literature by Women
The Queen's Necklace
Canon Fathers and Myth Universe
In the Canon's Mouth
What Culture Should Mean
I, Too, Am America
... Canons to Left of Them
Waving the Flag of Racism and Sexism: The Semiotics and Politics of "Political Correctness"
Firing the Literary Canons
The Practice of Theories: An Immodest Proposal
"The Great Unexamined": Silence, Speech, and Glass
The Culture, Stupid
Index