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ERIC Number: EJ592889
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-0898
"The Confidence-Man" and Jobs beyond Academe.
Johnson, Mark
ADE Bulletin, n123 p21-24 Fall 1999
Notes that the hopeful threads binding Herman Melville's book "The Confidence-Man" also weave a valuable lesson for literature PhDs considering their career options. Suggests that the values crucial to a teacher or scholar are also crucial to those who work outside the university: willingness to entertain other points of view and an ability to grow into different vocational identities. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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