I have been reading a lot in the last month, but haven't wanted to post Great Thoughts about any of the books, for various reasons: not good enough, a bit obvious, meh. Or, I'm actively pursuing the rights so I can republish them, so I am definitely not letting those cats out of the bag. … Continue reading Books That Made Me
Category: John Carey
Now posting on Vulpes Libris: John Carey’s The Intellectuals and the Masses
It's National Academic Book week, and over at Vulpes Libris I've posted a heartfelt thank-you to John Carey for his game-changing book, The Intellectuals and the Masses: Pride and Prejudice among the Literary Intelligentsia, 1880-1939 (1992). It rebooted my research career, and it really annoyed the academic establishment. Tee hee.