The devil and webster book
The Devil and Webster by Jean Hanff KorelitzGoodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book.
The Devil and Webster Summary & Study Guide
College campuses are in the news for various reasons these days, student rights and racism on the top of that list. The Devil and Webster offers a unique perspective inside some of these issues, and a very different perspective from which to view the discussions. Whereas most novels or nonfiction narratives about college campuses come from the viewpoint of students themselves, the opposite is the case in this novel. We see the events unfold from the POV of a very different person: the college president. Naomi Roth was an activist in her youth, a knowledgeable and passionate human being who has worked in ROTC and Vista, who has always helped others, always worked wholeheartedly on issues concerning her community.
'The Devil And Webster' Explores Tolerance, Inclusion And Identity The Secret History, the New England campus novel par excellence.
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Naomi struggles to preserve dialogue and transparency, and to maintain favorable publicity so that enrollment will increase. Things start well. There were bells and whistles, of course, myriad responsibilities, drudgery, absurdities, little challenges like speechifying and remembering names and riding the general rocket that was twenty-first century selective admissions in a helicopter parent culture, but at the end of the day the job boiled down to these three. This blithe attitude is tested when a popular professor of folklore is denied tenure. The aptly named Professor Gall has published only one work, which was plagiarized.