The Best American Essays  1995

The Best American Essays 1995


  • Author : Jamaica Kincaid
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395691834


The Best American Essays 1995 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals...

The Best American Essays  1995

The Best American Essays 1995


  • Author : Jamaica Kincaid
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395691842


The Best American Essays 1995 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals...

The Best American Essays 2004
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The Best American Essays 2004


  • Author : Louis Menand
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0618357068


The Best American Essays 2004 Book Description :

Compiles the best literary essays of the year originally published in American periodicals...

The Best American Essays
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The Best American Essays


  • Author : Robert Atwan
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: American essays
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0395716667


The Best American Essays Book Description :

For this special edition, [the editor] has chosen thirty-five essays from the popular Best American Essays series. The selections are arranged thematically, with alternative tables of contents for flexibility, and are accompanied by headnotes and writing assignments. -Back cover. This edition is designed for college students and classroom use. -Pref....

Crafting Presence

Crafting Presence


  • Author : Nicole B. Wallack
  • Publisher : University Press of Colorado
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607325352


Crafting Presence Book Description :

Essays are central to students’ and teachers’ development as thinkers in their fields. In Crafting Presence, Nicole B. Wallack develops an approach to teaching writing with the literary essay that holds promise for writing students, as well as for achieving a sense of common purpose currently lacking among professionals in composition, creative writing, and literature. Wallack analyzes examples drawn primarily from volumes of The Best American Essays to illuminate the most important quality of the essay as a literary form: the writer’s “presence.” She demonstrates how accounting for presence provides a flexible and rigorous heuristic for reading the contexts, formal elements, and purposes of essays. Such readings can help students learn wri...

The Best American Essays 2017
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The Best American Essays 2017


  • Author : Leslie Jamison
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780544817333


The Best American Essays 2017 Book Description :

"Jamison has done an exceptional job curating this volume, selecting essayists who are diverse in ideas and experiences, and essays that are challenging, passionate, sobering, and clever." --Publishers Weekly "The essay is political--and politically useful, by which I mean humanizing and provocative--because of its commitment to nuance, its explorations of contingency, its spirit of unrest, its glee at overturned assumptions; because of the double helix of awe and distrust--faith and doubt--that structures its DNA," writes guest editor Leslie Jamison in her introduction. From the Iraqi desert to an East Jerusalem refugee camp, from the beginnings of the universeto the aftermath of a suicide attempt, the genetic makeup of the eclectic and electric sel...

On the Mason Dixon Line

On the Mason Dixon Line


  • Author : Billie Travalini
  • Publisher : Associated University Presse
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0874130301


On the Mason Dixon Line Book Description :

This is a collection of 52 of the best poems, stories, memories, novel excerpts, and creative non-fiction by writers who have called the tiny state of Delaware their home....

The Art of the Personal Essay
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The Art of the Personal Essay


  • Author : Phillip Lopate
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Literary Collections
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385423397


The Art of the Personal Essay Book Description :

Bringing together many great reflections on the human condition and the peculiarities of daily life, a unique collection of more than seventy-five essays ranges from classical predecessors of the genre up to today's finest writers. Reprint....

Asian American Short Story Writers

Asian American Short Story Writers


  • Author : Nelson O'Ceallaigh Ritschel
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0313322295


Asian American Short Story Writers Book Description :

Looks a the life and works of forty-nine Asian American short story writers....

Literary Journalism

Literary Journalism


  • Author : Norman Sims
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345382221


Literary Journalism Book Description :

Collects fifteen essays by masters and new voices in the genre of reportage literature, including memoirs, personal essays, profiles, travel literature, and science and nature writing...