Culture of Complaint
The Fraying of America

Hughes, Robert
Publisher:  Oxford University Press
Year Published:  1993
Pages:  210pp   Price:  $19.95   ISBN:  0-19-507676-1
Library of Congress Number:  NX180.S6H85   Dewey:  700'.1'0309730904
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7002

Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasant realities in abstraction or sugar, is so perfectly endemic that we expect nothing else.


Table of Contents

Lecture 1: Culture and the Broken Polity
Lecture 2: Multi-Culti and Its Discontents
Lecture 3: Moral in Itself: Art and the Therapeutic Fallacy

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