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The perpetual dream

reform and experiment in the American college

by Gerald Grant

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Education, Higher -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGerald Grant and David Riesman.
      ContributionsRiesman, David, 1909- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLA227.2 .G73
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 474 p. ;
      Number of Pages474
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4543762M
      ISBN 100226306054
      LC Control Number77011039

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“The Dream of Perpetual Motion is plangent, tender and sui generis: a steampunk The Tempest with the grim and rippling beauty of a fairy tale. Dexter Palmer is an ambitious writer, with vast reach toward the exploration of big ideas, among them what it means to create, the limits of the human body, and the uses and inadequacies of language.

And as he heads toward a final, desperate confrontation with the mad inventor, he discovers that he is an unwitting participant in the creation of the greatest invention of them all: the perpetual-motion machine. The Dream of Perpetual Motion is a memorable debut that will be one of the most talked-about books of the year.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: vi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The telic reforms --The neoclassical revival: St. John's and the Great Books --The communal-expressives: Kresge College at Santa Cruz --The activist-radical impulse: the College for Human Services --Less pressure, more options: meritocratic discontents and popular.

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