Born in Massachusetts to a family of merchants and seamen, Clapp traveled to Paris to translate the socialist writings of Fourier.
In this "Letter" to "My Dear Press," Ego discusses the election of M. Prevost Paradol to L'Academie Francaise. Ego discusses Paradol's political and personal connections, the nature of his election, and his literary tastes.
Ego refers to an idea of Figaro's during his visit to Paris ten years ago which held that "academies, colleges, and all such institutions were established only to prevent diffusion of learning" (4).
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