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The Lost Humanism of Political Discourse

On the duality of human experience

Once upon an academic time in literary studies (what undergrads and lay people in the United States call “English”), students learning to analyze works of literature were directed to consider the presence of thematic dualities.

In the admixed relationships found between love and hate, good and evil, or idealism…

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A. Jay Adler

A. Jay Adler

Professor of English, writer, roper of stars https://fordham.academia.edu/AJayAdler

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