Bauerlein, Mark
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Mark Bauerlein is Emeritus Professor of English at Emory University and an editor at First Things. He earned his doctorate at UCLA in 1988. He also served as Director of the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2005. His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997) and The Dumbest Generation Grows Up: From Stupefied Youth to Dangerous Adults (2022). He is a trustee of New College of Florida.


English for the Dazed and Confused

Give young Americans the story of literature from the Puritans to the Modernists. Make it a tradition and hand it down as an ingredient in their formation as citizens and tell them that they stand in the shadow of American greatness. This is not only a matter of knowledge and skill. It's for their health.

Date posted: 2024-02-24