Date: Thu, 24 Jul 1997 10:34:17 -0400
From: Ron Butters RonButters[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]AOL.COM
Subject: "Privilege" as a "Marxist" Verb?
Fred Shapiro writes:
It appears ... that "privileging"
in the vogue ... probably originated as
a Marxist term, although it may
have had some non-Marxist roots
E. D. Hirsch, Jr. published ...
"Privileged Criteria in Literary
.Evaluation" in ...1969 ...
yes--Hirsch is not a Marxist, and I don't think he was a Marxist in 1969,
either. For that matter, the German article Shapiro cites for 1977 is not
identifiably "Marxist" in the quote Shaprio supplies. But perhaps he has