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How Academe Breeds Anxiety

Randy Enos for The Chronicle Review

July 13, 2015 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

I worry about teaching. I was once reassured by a senior professor who told me that always, until the moment she retired, she trembled nearly uncontrollably before giving a lecture. I am not as bad as that, I thought.

At least not quite.

There’s a...

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