Tag Archives: public intellectuals

In Defense of Arcane Scholarship

Disciplines may engage in arcane language but they provide the foundation out of which exciting insights emerge.

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For Sontag, Purpose of Lit Was Change

Susan Sontag loved literature because she craved “new blood and new nourishment and new inspiration.”

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  • Literature is as vital to our lives as food and shelter. Stories and poems help us work through the challenges we face, from everyday irritations to loneliness, heartache, and death. Literature is meant to mix it up with life. This website explores how it does so.

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