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===Themes===
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* Personal Responsibility (The Necessity of Criticism)
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** “When you have a great country, it’s your duty to be critical of it so it can become even greater.”{{sfn|Mailer|2003|p=15}}
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** '''Cancer''' is an outgrowth of inaction or conformity.{{sfn|Mailer|2003|p=19}}
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* “Democracy is existential”{{sfn|Mailer|2003|p=16}}
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** We cannot take democracy for granted because it is always in peril and changes all the time.{{sfn|Mailer|2003|pp=16–17}}
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* Corporate Capitalism
  
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===Notes===
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===Working Bibliography===
 
* {{cite news |last=Baumann |first=Paul |date=March 23, 2016 |title=Mailer on Trump |url=https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/mailer-trump |work=Commonweal |location= |access-date=2016-10-01 |ref=harv }}
 
* {{cite news |last=Baumann |first=Paul |date=March 23, 2016 |title=Mailer on Trump |url=https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/mailer-trump |work=Commonweal |location= |access-date=2016-10-01 |ref=harv }}
 
* {{cite journal |last=Begiebing |first=Robert |title=Norman Mailer and Joseph Ellis: Unsettling Dialogues on Democracy |url= |journal=The Mailer Review |volume=12 |issue=1 |date=2020 |pages= |access-date= |ref=harv }}
 
* {{cite journal |last=Begiebing |first=Robert |title=Norman Mailer and Joseph Ellis: Unsettling Dialogues on Democracy |url= |journal=The Mailer Review |volume=12 |issue=1 |date=2020 |pages= |access-date= |ref=harv }}

Revision as of 07:08, 25 October 2019

Mailer’s Political Resonance

Themes

  • Personal Responsibility (The Necessity of Criticism)
    • “When you have a great country, it’s your duty to be critical of it so it can become even greater.”[1]
    • Cancer is an outgrowth of inaction or conformity.[2]
  • “Democracy is existential”[3]
    • We cannot take democracy for granted because it is always in peril and changes all the time.[4]
  • Corporate Capitalism

Notes

  1. Mailer 2003, p. 15.
  2. Mailer 2003, p. 19.
  3. Mailer 2003, p. 16.
  4. Mailer 2003, pp. 16–17.

Working Bibliography

  • Baumann, Paul (March 23, 2016). "Mailer on Trump". Commonweal. Retrieved 2016-10-01.
  • Begiebing, Robert (2020). "Norman Mailer and Joseph Ellis: Unsettling Dialogues on Democracy". The Mailer Review. 12 (1).
  • Binelli, Mark (May 2007). "Norman Mailer". Rolling Stone. pp. 69, 72.
  • Busa, Christopher (1999). "Interview with Norman Mailer". Provincetown Arts. pp. 24–32. Retrieved 2019-09-15.
  • Hitchens, Christopher (1997). "Norman Mailer: A Minority of One". New Left Review. 22 (March/April): 115–128.
  • Mailer, Norman (2013). "Immodest Proposals". Mind of an Outlaw. New York: Random House.
  • — (2003). Why Are We at War?. New York: Random House.
  • Mailer, Norman; Mailer, John Buffalo (2006). The Big Empty. New York: Nation Books.
  • McAfee, Andrew (October 23, 2019). "Technology Will Keep Us From Running Out of Stuff". Wired. Retrieved 2019-10-24.
  • Pritchard, William (November 24, 2016). "Stormin' Norman". Washington Examiner. Retrieved 2019-10-01.
  • Sheed, Wilfred (1971). "Norman Mailer: Genius or Nothing". The Morning After: Selected Essays and Reviews. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. pp. 9–17.
  • Wade, Francis (August 12, 2019). "Reading 'The Armies of the Night' in an Age of Youth Protest". LA Review of Books. Retrieved 2019-09-15.