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Steigerwald on "The Willful Self" (Personality and the Self Panel, Part II)

Dear Readers: As a special holiday season treat, I give you one of the more interesting panels from our recent conference–“Personality and the Self in Twentieth-Century American Social Thought”‘ See the first paper by Dave Varel here. This paper is by Dave Steigerwald. Comments by Leo Ribuffo will follow. “Hollo! I must lie here no longer”:Versions of the Willful Self from the Gilded Age to the Me Decadeby David Steigerwald, The Ohio State UniversityAs one or two of you may be aware, I’ve made a bit of a living over the last few years criticizing the concept of individual agency Read more