Learning from Los Angeles: Another One Rides the Bus

@article{Lipsitz2004LearningFL,
  title={Learning from Los Angeles: Another One Rides the Bus},
  author={George Lipsitz},
  journal={American Quarterly},
  year={2004},
  volume={56},
  pages={511 - 529}
}
  • G. Lipsitz
  • Published 13 September 2004
  • History
  • American Quarterly
movement of the editorial offices of the American Quarterly from its historic home at eastern colleges, universities, and cultural institutions to Los Angeles and the University of Southern California presents us with cause for celebration.1 This is not a declaration of coastal chauvinism or of local pride. It is certainly not a judgment about any of us as individuals in relation to our professional colleagues elsewhere. The particularities of place and the specificities of social relations… 
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