Deborah Gyapong: Sounds like an author I want to read

Sounds like an author I want to read

Great interview over at Frontpage Magazine with Elizabeth Kantor about her new book
The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature.

If English literature disappears, there are serious implications for Western civilization. I know it sounds grandiose, maybe even a little paranoid, to say English professors are a threat to our civilization. But think about it: our culture isn't in our genes; it's learned. And one important way that Western culture used to be learned was from the great literature in English. Shakespeare was an essential part of what made educated Americans and citizens of the West. The disappearance of English literature ought to concern those of us who are aware that Western civilization is a source of freedom, not oppression.



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