ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CULTUREn”If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expectsnwhat never was and never will be.”n— Thomas JeffersonnPERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnAnother Part of the Forest by E.D. Hirsch, Jr. 18nThe importance of the humanities in lowerneducation.nAcademics, Therapists, and the German 21nConnection by Paul GottfriednMaking a political football out of the humanities.nThe Teaching of Humanities and Other Trivia 24nby Thomas MolnarnOur scrapbook approach to cultural literacy.nOPINIONSnEducation and Community by James B. Graves 26nManon Montgomery: Liberal Arts and Community:nThe Feeding of the Larger Body andnVirtue and Modern Shadows of Turning: PreliminarynAgitations. An expose of the Babel that isnthe campus just down the road.nThe Final Solution of the Philological 29nProblem by E. ChrisHan KopffnPaul de Man: Wartime Journalism: 1939-1943.nResponses on Paul de Man’s Wartime journalism,nedited by Werner Hamacher, Neil Hertz, andnThomas Keenan. From Quisling to a Stedingnchair at Yale: the totalitarianism of a critic and hisntheory.nThe Israeli Prescription by Leon T. Hadar 34nZe’ev Schiff and Ehud Ya’ari: Intifada. Whatnwill not go away and cannot be crushed must benbargained with.n— REVIEV/SnJ.O. Tate sees Tenured Radicals as an importantncontribution to the curriculum debate •nChilton Williamson reviews the new edihon ofnRevolution and Tradition in the HumanitiesnCurriculum by Thomas FlemingnWe don’t need reform; we need a counterrevolution.n36nRobert Nisbet’s Quest for Community •nPatterns of Corporate Philanthropy shows thatnsome American businessmen would give the ropento their hangman, claims Donald Devine •nR.S. Gwynn praises the poetry of GhadesnGausley • David Slavitt’s Lives of the Saintsnhas its virtues, writes David KlinghofFern13nCORRESPONDENCE —nLetter From New York City: It Was a Long 42nHot Summer by Murray N. RothbardnLetter From the Lower Right: An Academic 44nRemnant by John Shelton ReednVITAL SIGNSnStratford 1990: Tom-Toms Along the Avon 46nby O.B. Hardison, Jr.nWhose Women’s Studies? 50nby Elizabeth Fox-GenovesenCrimes and Punishments 53nby David R. SlavittnDEPARTMENTSnPOLEMICS & EXCHANGESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnPRINCIPALITIES & POWERSnby Samuel FrancisnPOETRYnIntellectual Pollution: Some LiterarynCritics Portrayednby Fred ChappellnON THE COVERnCover illustration by Igor Galanin.nnn4n7n11n28n