TITLE

The Unmeltable Ethnocentrics

AUTHOR(S)
Sobran Jr., M.J.
PUB. DATE
September 1976
SOURCE
National Review;9/17/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p1014
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article ponders on issues related to books written by women authors, reviewed in the periodical "The New York Times Book Review" in 1976. Anthropologist Lionel Tiger once complained about the unfortunate tendency to assign books about women to women authors. Moreover, books about men were being assigned to women for judgment. Tiger explained that such situation rests on the assumption that women have special insight into the matter. Such issue was one of the cultural prejudices that dominated the most prestigious book reviews.
ACCESSION #
6074408

 

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