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Volume 3, Number 1 (Autumn 1962)

Contents

Best of the Bookman 5 January 2000
The Dark Ages of the Enlightenment
by Peter J. Stanlis
The Brave New World of the Enlightenment by Louis I. Bredvold. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1961. 164 pp.
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Memo to Irving Babbitt
by John Abbot Clark
One of the most influential critics in the history of American letters receives (posthumously) a note from a [then-] associate professor of English at Michigan State University.
Best of the Bookman 5 January 2000
book cover A New ‘Rasselas’
by Jeffrey Hart
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Warren Fleischauer. New York: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 1962. 189 pp. [Edition reviewed; Penguin edition (Kindle); Free edition (Kindle)]

A “conservative character [is] suspicious of doctrinaire alteration, respectful toward history, preferring variety over uniformity, acknowledging a moral order composed of human persons, not of mere political and economic atoms subservient to the state.”

Russell Kirk, A Program for Conservatives, 1954

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