Essays on the Closing of the American Mind
Ed. Robert L. Stone

Chicago Review Press
1989 May
ISBN 1-55652-052-2
382 pp, paperback, 23 x 15 cm
English


Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind touched off an unparalleled intellectual controversy in the United States and abroad. Sixty-two of the most incisive and influencal responses to Bloom's bestseller are presented here.

Chapter 8 of this book treats Bloom's attack upon rock music and contains among others essay by Frank Zappa titled "On Junk Food for the Soul" (on pages 248-252). Originally it was published as "On Junk Food for the Soul. In Defense of Rock and Roll." in New Perspectives Quarterly, Winter 1988.

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