The Professor: A Sentimental Education by Terry Castle

The Professor: A Sentimental Education

byTerry Castle

Paperback | January 4, 2011

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“[Terry Castle is] the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today.” —Susan Sontag

From one of America’s most brilliant critics and cultural commentators, Terry Castle, comes The Professor and Other Writings: a collection of startling, gorgeously-written autobiographical essays and a new, long-form piece about the devastation and beauty of early love. James Wolcott, contributing writer to Vanity Fair, calls Terry Castle a “Jedi knight of literary exploration and lesbian scholarship,” and The Professor and Other Writings “a greatest-hits package of show-stopping monologues and offhand-genius riffs.” The Professor and Other Writings is a hilarious and heartbreaking exploration of gender, identity, and sexuality in the grand tradition of such feminist luminaries as Susan Sontag, Camille Paglia, and Joan Didion.

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Terry Castle was once described by Susan Sontag as "the most expressive, most enlightening literary critic at large today." She is the author of seven books of criticism, includingThe Apparitional Lesbian: Female Homosexuality and Modern Culture(1993) andBoss Ladies, Watch Out! Essays on Women and Sex(2002). Her anthology,The Literatur...
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Title:The Professor: A Sentimental EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.8 inPublished:January 4, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061670928

ISBN - 13:9780061670923

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“Her new essay collection, The Professor and Other Writings is filled with her trademark wit and honest, smart writing. Taken together, these six essays read like an engrossing and entertaining memoir.”