In this feature essay from the spring of 1996, Michael Bérubé claimed that left intellectuals have little choice but to sell out, if they want to make a difference in the culture they critique. But which way is out? And who gets to go public?
Cary Wolfe lays bare the assumptions that define Bérubé's stance.
Michael Bérubé responds to the respondents in Selling Out (Spring 1996).