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ERIC Number: EJ716678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
Pages: 25
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
Democracy, Capitalism, and the Ambivalence of Willa Cather's Frontier Rhetorics: Uncertain Foundations of the U.S. Public University System
Chaput, Catherine
College English, v66 n3 p310 Jan 2004
Nineteenth century consciousness is traced to demonstrate a public recognition of corpoatization of education through Willa Cather novels, which rely on the rhetoric of frontiers to promote university education within a democratic ethos. It is argued that a previously democratic stage of the university, uncontaminated by the profit motive of corporations never existed.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States