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Anthony Esolen is the author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization and Ironies of Faith, and the translator and editor of the celebrated three-volume Modern Library edition of Dante’s Divine Comedy. He is a professor of English at Providence College and a senior editor of Touchstone magazine. Esolen lives in Rhode Island.
|Introduction: A Bad Day for Grendel||p. ix|
|Why Truth Is Your Enemy, and the Benefits of the Vague or Gradgrind, without the Facts||p. 1|
|Keep Your Children Indoors as Much as Possible or They Used to Call It "Air"||p. 27|
|Never Leave Children to Themselves or If Only We Had a Committee||p. 47|
|Keep Children Away from Machines and Machinists or All Unauthorized Personnel Prohibited||p. 71|
|Replace the Fairy Tale with Political Clichés and Fads or Vote Early and Often||p. 95|
|Cast Aspersions upon the Heroic and Patriotic or We Are All Traitors Now||p. 117|
|Cut All Heroes Down to Size or Pottering with the Puny||p. 141|
|Reduce All Talk of Love to Narcissism and Sex or Insert Tab A into Slot B||p. 163|
|Level Distinctions between Man and Woman or Spay and Geld||p. 179|
|Distract the Child with the Shallow and Unreal or The Kingdom of Noise||p. 199|
|Deny the Transcendent or Fix Above the Heads of Men the Lowest Ceiling of All||p. 217|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 239|
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