Barber, Benjamin R(eynolds)
BARBER, Benjamin R(eynolds)
BARBER, Benjamin R(eynolds). American, b. 1939. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays, Politics/Government, Education, Philosophy. Career: Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science, Rutgers University and Director, Whitman Center for the Culture and Politics of Democracy (member of faculty, 1969-). Lecturer in Ethics and Politics, Albert Schweitzer College, Churwalden, Switzerland, 1962-64; Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, 1966-69. Ed-in-Chief, Political Theory, 1972-84; Bodies Electric, chairman. Publications: (with C.J. Friedrich and M. Curtis) Totalitarianism in Perspective: Three Views, 1969; Superman and Commen Men: Freedom, Anarchy and the Revolution, 1971; The Death of Communal Liberty: A History of Freedom in a Swiss Mountain Canton, 1974; Liberating Feminism, 1976; Marriage Voices: A Novel, 1981; The Artist and Political Vision, 1982; Strong Democracy, 1984; The Conquest of Politics, 1988; (with P. Watson) The Struggle for Democracy (TV series and companion book), 1989; Jihad versus McWorld, 1995; A Passion for Democracy (essays), 1999; My Affair with Clinton: An Intellectual Memoir, 2001; The Truth of Power, 2001. PLAYS: The People's Heart, 1969; Delly's Oracle, 1970; The Bust, 1971; (with M. Best) From Our Dissension, 1971; Doors, 1972; (with J. Duffy and R. Lamb) Fightsong (musical), 1975; (with G. Quincy) Home and the River (opera), 1982; Making Kaspar, 1984; An Aristocracy of Everyone, 1992. Address: Walt Whitman Center, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, U.S.A.