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May 27, 2011

Friday's Notes

Macleans.ca features Arne Kislenko, one of ten winners of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and 3M Canada's 3M National Teaching Fellowships. A specialist in 19th and 20th century diplomatic history at Ryerson University, Kislenko advocates the "old fashioned" well constructed lecture.

Liam Julian, "The Man Within," Weekly Standard, 30 May, reviews Saul Frampton's When I Am Playing with My Cat, How Do I Know That She Is Not Playing with Me? Montaigne and Being in Touch with Life.

Michael Wood, "I Really Mean Like," LRB, 2 June, reviews Edward Mendelson, ed., The Complete Works of W.H. Auden: Prose Vol. IV, 1956-62.

David Greenberg, "Hope, Change, Nietzsche," The Book, 26 May, reviews James T. Kloppenberg's Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition.

Harvey Mansfield, "Principles That Don't Change," City Journal, 17 May, is his remarks on receiving the Bradley Prize.

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