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New Left Review I/172, November-December 1988

Lynn Garafola

A Reply to Russell Jacoby

lynn garafola replies: Russell Jacoby’s tirade exemplifies all the worst qualities of his book: ad hominem attacks, a refusal to engage with ideas, and an outdated definition of intellectual life. Presented with criticism, he simply reiterates in a similar tone the misconceptions and personal prejudices that make up much of his book.

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