May 5, 2012

Liberalism Is Bad for Literature

Mark Bauerlein, Public Discourse

The “marriage plot” of Jeffrey Eugenides’ novel The Marriage Plot is explained in an English class at Brown University in the early-1980s, the place and time of the story. Seventy-nine year-old Professor Saunders, a holdover from the days before deconstruction, French feminism, semiotics, and other abstruse theories arrived on campus, interprets the novel this way:

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