Frank’s book is beautifully written, elegantly presented, and compellingly argued. The reader will not necessarily agree with every thesis advanced or each reading of an individual passage proffered. But that is not the point. The point is precisely to engage in that discussion without reserve.
Paul Allen Miller
Paul Allen Miller is Carolina Distinguished Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature at the University of South Carolina. His most recent works are Diotima at the Barricades: French Feminists Read Plato (2016, Oxford University Press) and Horace (2019, I. B. Tauris).
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The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.