Sometime after my retirement from the classroom a few years ago I was asked for an interview about my career. Flattered by the request, I half seriously indulged the fancy that I had reached the time when I might assume the role of a detached acad [...]
The Education of John Randolph. By Robert Dawidoff. Norton. $17.95.
Robert Dawidoff's interpretation of John Randolph centers essentially on Henry Adams' notion that when one's education fails to describe his actual experience of life he becomes a [...]