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Reviewing "Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture" by Anthony Esolen

Is Anthony Esolen a reactionary? No, but you should read him anyway. Anthony Esolen is a scholar and teacher concentrating on the Renaissance and early Modern period, producing a notable English translation of Dante’s Divine Comedy. Esolen’s latest work is Out of the Ashes: Rebuilding American Culture (Regnery 2017). Until recently a member of the faculty of Providence College, Esolen was subjected in the fall of 2016 to a mandatory “two-minutes hate” for not showing appropriate obsequiousnes