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Summer 1992

Multiculturalism Without Political Correctness

Responses to Joan Scott’s “The New University: Beyond Political Correctness,” responses to Randall Forsberg’s “Defense Cuts and Cooperative Security in the Post-Cold War World,” a conversation with Lama Abu-Odeh, Yochai Benkler, and Duncan Kennedy on post-nationalism in the Middle East, and essays by Susan Suleiman, Barbara Ehrenreich, and Roger Shattuck. Also: Martha Nussbaum reviews Andrea Dworkin’s Mercy, Rebecca Nemser on Camille Paglia, and more.

Around Town

Cementerio Colón
Ricardo Pau-Llosa


Defense Cuts and Cooperative Security in the Post-Cold War World
Randall Forsberg, with responses by Greg Bischak, Heather Booth, L. R. Klein, and Marion Anderson.


A Moment of Post-Nationalist Peace
A Conversation with Lama Abu-Odeh, Yochai Benkler and Duncan Kennedy


Terminal Reading

Reading in Tongues
Susan Suleiman

My Life As a Reader
Barbara Ehrenreich

From Swiss Family Robinson to Narratus Interruptus
Roger Shattuck

Terminal Reading Forum


Martha Nussbaum reviews Andrea Dworkin’s Mercy

Home is Where They Know You
Sharon Bailly


Reader’s Forum

Multiculturalism Without Political Correctness: The University of Massachusetts/ Boston Model
Esther Kingston-Mann, with letters from Lynne V. Cheney, Michael Bérube, Harvey C. Mansfield, Jr., Enrique Fernández, Molefi Kete Asante, and Paula Rothenberg. Joan Scott replies.


Winter Eeling
Ted Benttinen

Poet’s Sampler: Charles Simic introduces Alice Fogel


Brief Reviews

Street Games by Rosellen Brown
Edith Pearlman

The Murderer by Roy Heath
Adam Begley

Aquamarine by Carol Anshaw
Deborah Noyes

Cloudstreet by Tim Winton
C. D. Mann

The Blood That Keeps Singing by Clemente Soto Velez
David Williams

The War of Don Emmanuel’s Nether Parts by Louis de Barniers
Ilan Stavans

The Concrete River by Luis J. Rodriguez
Tino Villanueva

Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s Schools by Jonathon Kozol
Edward Greer

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