A Visit to Vanity Fair by Alan Jacobs
Moral Essays on the Present Age

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Jacobs explains the art of the moral essay, then illustrates the actual execution of the moral essay on subjects such as Harry Potter, TV animal documentaries, and luckydipping in the Bible.

About Alan Jacobs

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Alan Jacobs is a professor of literature at Wheaton College. He is the author of several collections of essays, including the recent Shaming the Devil: Essays in Truthtelling. A cultural critic and journalist, his work appears in such publications as First Things, Christianity Today, The Weekly Standard, Books and Culture and the Oxford American.
Published August 1, 2001 by Brazos Press. 176 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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This absorbing collection of essays from Jacobs, an English professor at Wheaton College, invites readers on a leisurely mental walk across campus, a walk that quickens the powers of observation and suggests anew the joys of critical thinking.

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