Wilfred M. Mcclay

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Wilfred M. McClay teaches American intellectual history at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is the author of The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America (forthcoming from University of North Carolina Press).

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July/august 1993

First heard just a century ago at the Chicago fair, Frederick Jackson Turner’s epochal essay on the Western frontier expressed a conflict in the American psyche that tears at us still