The Penguin Book of Twentieth century Essays

The Penguin Book of Twentieth century Essays


  • Author : Ian Hamilton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: English essays
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  • ISBN 10 : 0140255214

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The Penguin Book of Twentieth century Essays Book Description :
Whether highly personal, polemical, philosophical or playful, the essays in this fascinating collection capture their times with wit, urgency, erudition and insight. Decade by decade, the greatest British and American writers span the twentieth century, including Orwell's 'England Your England', Nancy Mitford on the upper classes, Fitzgerald's 'Crack Up', James Baldwin's harrowing 'Notes of a Native Son', Martin Amis on US politics, Tom Wolfe on 'radical chic' and Julian Barnes on the Thatcher years....

Essays on Twentieth Century History
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Essays on Twentieth Century History


  • Author : Michael Adas
  • Publisher : Temple University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-05-28
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781439902714

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Essays on Twentieth Century History Book Description :
Probing the paradoxes of "the long twentieth century"--Unprecedented human opportunity and deprivation to the rise of the United States as a hegemon....

The Book of Twentieth century Essays

The Book of Twentieth century Essays


  • Author : Ian Hamilton
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Literary Collections
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  • ISBN 10 : 0880642513

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The Book of Twentieth century Essays Book Description :
A collection of great twentieth century essays celebrates the form, with contributions from Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe, Gore Vidal, James Thurber, Phillip Roth, and many others....

Classic Essays on Twentieth century Music

Classic Essays on Twentieth century Music


  • Author : Richard Kostelanetz
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Music
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  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105011410144

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Classic Essays on Twentieth century Music Book Description :
Thirty-five essays explore major topics in modern music, including Machine Art, Electronic Art and the Aesthetics of Technology; Perspectives on Composers and Modern Society; Sound Space, and Meaning; Twelve-Tone and Serial Composition; Music Among the Arts; and Jazz and Popular Music. Includes contributions from Ives, Gershwin, Varése, Schoenberg, Babbitt, James Joyce, Amiri Baraka, and more....

Gogol from the Twentieth Century

Gogol from the Twentieth Century


  • Author : Robert A. Maguire
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1976
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 0691013268

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Gogol from the Twentieth Century Book Description :
The fiction and drama of Gogol, now widely read in English, have delighted, puzzled, and inspired Russian critics for nearly a century and a half. In this anthology, Robert A. Maguire offers to English-speaking readers a selection of the impressive critical achievement that the writings of Gogol have stimulated. Each of the eleven essays is at once a fresh contribution to the study of Gogol and an example of one major school of criticism cultivated in contemporary Russia....

Exam Essays in 20th Century World History

Exam Essays in 20th Century World History


  • Author : Peter Catterall
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: A-level examinations
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  • ISBN 10 : 0435319345

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Exam Essays in 20th Century World History Book Description :
In this title, over 20 essays tackle the most common exam questions and show the standard required for an A grade at A-level. The essays address key issues, show students the necessary skills and techniques of essay writing, and describe how to select essay content....

Twentieth Century Poetry

Twentieth Century Poetry


  • Author : Graham Martin
  • Publisher : Milton Keynes : Open University Press
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: American poetry
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  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106001866562

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Essays in Twentieth Century New Mexico History

Essays in Twentieth Century New Mexico History


  • Author : Judith Boyce DeMark
  • Publisher : UNM Press
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: History
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  • ISBN 10 : 082631483X

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Essays in Twentieth Century New Mexico History Book Description :
While the colonial and territorial periods in New Mexico history have been well documented, and in fact helped create the myth of the American West, the contemporary period remains largely unexamined. This collection of essays remedies that lack by examining the dramatic social, economic, and political changes that have occurred in the course of the twentieth century. Thirteen essays present case studies of farm families, groundwater law, mining, Native American experiences, ranch culture, the role of the military in the state's economy, the development of the penitentiary system, organized labor, the tuberculosis industry, public health nurses, tourism, and World War II Japanese internment camps. A bibliographic essay provides additional resources f...

The Twentieth Century Essay

The Twentieth Century Essay


  • Author : B. N. Chaturvedi
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: English essays
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  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015021615284

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