Professor Anthony Esolen teaches Renaissance English Literature and the Development of Western Civilization atProvidence College. A senior editor forTouchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity, he writes regularly for First Things, Magnificat, This Rock, Crisis, andLatin Mass. His most recent books areThe Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Regnery Press, 2008); Ironies of Faith (ISI Press, 2007); and Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child (ISI Press, 2010). Professor Esolen has also translated Dante.
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