Death in a Tenured Position Summary
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun

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Death in a Tenured Position Summary

Death in a Tenured Position is the first of the Amanda Cross mysteries to confront directly the issue of feminism.

The central plot involves the hiring of a woman to fill a tenured position in the otherwise all-male tenure ranks of the Harvard English department. When an anonymous donor gives Harvard a million dollars to endow a chair for a woman, Janet Mandelbaum, a scholar specializing in the seventeenth-century...

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