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When I saw that Melissa Click of the U. of Missouri Department of Communication Department had chaired the 2014 “Console-ing Passions” academic conference, I was reminded that the first time I ever noticed that postmodern academics think it clever to use ham-handed punctuation to make lame puns was in the title of a 1992 book edited by Toni Morrison:

Race-ing Justice, En-Gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas, and the Construction of Social Reality

You might think that would be a pretty humiliating thing to put your name on, but a year later Morrison was given the Nobel Prize in Literature.

So what do I know?

• Tags: Books, Feminism, Post-Modernism 
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