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For questions about the Canadian-American author (1915–2005) and Nobel laureate (1976) whose novels include The Adventures of Augie March (1953), Seize the Day (1956), and Ravelstein (2000), among many others.

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Was Bellow's 'Ravelstein' a response to Robert Paul Wolff?

As noted in a previous question, political philosopher Robert Paul Wolff ironically claimed that Allan Bloom's celebrated culture war screed The Closing of the American Mind (1987) is actually a novel ...
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Where did Aristotle say that a good upbringing is needed for ethics?

In his hilarious review of The Closing of the American Mind: How Higher Education has Failed Democracy and Impoverished the Souls of Today's Students (1987), Robert Paul Wolff claims, straight-faced, ...
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