Skip to comments.A JOHNSONIAN REVIEW OF HARVEY C. MANSFIELD'S "MANLINESS"
Posted on 03/28/2006 5:23:10 AM PST by ritt
"....Manliness, by Harvard Professor Harvey C. Mansfield, has succeeded in ruffling the feathers of feminists and liberals alike. The New York Times felt that professor Mansfield needed more than one intellectual assassinlike Rasputinand sent two (at least so far) to lay him to rest. The Times published a fresh-mouthed, snarky interview with the affable professor a couple of weeks ago (click HERE), and last week it published a review of his book in the Book Review by Walter Kirns (click HERE). The latter, with the soul of a girly-man, wrote a dismissive review dripping with sarcasm and bitchiness which only made us more curious about the book. So, inspired by Dr. Johnsons approach to books, we strolled to our local Barnes and Noble and grabbed a copy of professor Mansfields book off the pile in the front of the store and found a comfortable place in one of the upstairs window-seats looking out over Broadway...."
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