[Milton-L] Nigel Smith's Milton in Time Magazine
rwill627 at suddenlink.net
Sun May 18 17:17:29 EDT 2008
The "Politically Correct Guide to the South" was not written by Dr. Kantor.
And Dr. Kantor's book was not mentioned as a curative to anything.
> And as for positing the "Politically Incorrect Guide" as a curative, books
> that read Jane Austen to argue that "Most men would be improved if they
> were more patriarchal than they actually are" and Chaucer to claim that
> "Chivalry has contributed enormously to women's happiness" are exaclty the
> kind of shallow, politicized claptrap that has not place in a serious
> classroom. Lit crit from the series whose guide to US history extolls the
> virtues of the Confederacy seems pretty suspect to me.
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