||"[...]this is a fascinating, engaging example of the fecundity of the human intellect." Library Journal
New essays by prestigious thinkers such as Edward Said, Bruce Robbins, Jacqueline Rose, and Stefan Collini on the public role of writers and intellectuals.
1. The Public Role of Writers and Intellectuals: Edward Said.
2. Pre-Modern Intellectual Biography: Rita Copeland.
3. Humanism, Slavery, and the Republic of Letters: David Wallace.
4. Hamlet the Intellectual: Margreta De Grazia.
5. Deaths of the Intellectual: A Comparative Autopsy: Jeremy Jennings.
6. New Art, Old Masters, and Masked Passions: Linda Kauffman.
7. Apathy and Accountability: The Challenge of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission to the Intellectual Modern World: Jacqueline Rose.
8. The Sweatshop Sublime: Bruce Robbins.
9. Every Fruit-Juice Drinker, Nudist, Sandal Wearer: Intellectuals as Other People: Stephan Collini.
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