Jean Raspail

Jean Raspail—novelist, journalist, filmmaker, adventurerwas the 1997 recipient of The Ingersoll Foundation's T.S. Eliot Award for Creative Writing, for which this was his acceptance speech.

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  • Defending Civilization
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    April 1998

    Defending Civilization

    Allow me to begin with a personal recollection. I first came to know the city of Chicago and the region of the Great Lakes almost 50 years ago, in 1949, when I was 23 years old. Nothing then destined me for a literary career.

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