As reported by The Historical Society, Eugene Genovese died. I look forward to reading the many reflections on the life and work of this brilliant historian and intellectual, who famously made the transition from Marxism to conservative Catholicism and, in the process, made a lot of enemies. I still consider Roll, Jordan, Roll one of the best works of American history ever written.
U.S. Intellectual History Blog
April 2, 2015
Wasserman’s Great Books Arcadia and Anti-Intellectualisms Old and New, Part 1In a piece for The American Conservative, titled “In Defense of Difficulty” (and appearing the March-April paper issue), Steve Wasserman argues that something of an Arcadia of middlebrow thought existed Read more
August 13, 2012