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The Resource The best American essays, 1996, edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey C. Ward ; Robert Atwan, series editor

The best American essays, 1996, edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey C. Ward ; Robert Atwan, series editor

Label
The best American essays, 1996
Title
The best American essays, 1996
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey C. Ward ; Robert Atwan, series editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
JED
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The best American essays, 1996, edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey C. Ward ; Robert Atwan, series editor
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Cather and the academy / Joan Acocella -- Books as furniture / Nicholson Baker -- Midnight in the garden of good and Elvis / Julie Baumgold -- Influenza 1918 / Jane Brox -- Trouble with wilderness / William Cronon -- Hooked / Stanley Crouch -- Understanding Afrocentrism / Gerald Early -- Art of the nap / Joseph Epstein -- Lesson from Michelangelo / James Fenton -- Take the F / Ian Frazier -- Ghosts of Mrs. Gandhi / Amitav Ghosh -- Wonderland / Adam Gopnik -- Black widow / Gordon Grice -- Brightness visible / Edward Hoagland -- Coming home again / Chang-Rae Lee -- Crabcakes / James Alan McPherson -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Owls / Mary Oliver -- Slouching toward Washington / Darryl Pinckney -- Last call of the wild / Jonathan Raban -- One violent crime / Bruce Shapiro -- Case of the great pox / William Styron. Grace Paley -- The necessity of poetry / Charles Simic -- Father stories / John Edgar Wideman -- Civilian / Tobias Wolfe -- Counting at dusk (why poetry matters when the century ends) / Elaine Scarry
Control code
35894843
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 370 p.
Isbn
9780395717561
Isbn Type
(pbk.) ;
Label
The best American essays, 1996, edited and with an introduction by Geoffrey C. Ward ; Robert Atwan, series editor
Publication
Contents
Cather and the academy / Joan Acocella -- Books as furniture / Nicholson Baker -- Midnight in the garden of good and Elvis / Julie Baumgold -- Influenza 1918 / Jane Brox -- Trouble with wilderness / William Cronon -- Hooked / Stanley Crouch -- Understanding Afrocentrism / Gerald Early -- Art of the nap / Joseph Epstein -- Lesson from Michelangelo / James Fenton -- Take the F / Ian Frazier -- Ghosts of Mrs. Gandhi / Amitav Ghosh -- Wonderland / Adam Gopnik -- Black widow / Gordon Grice -- Brightness visible / Edward Hoagland -- Coming home again / Chang-Rae Lee -- Crabcakes / James Alan McPherson -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Owls / Mary Oliver -- Slouching toward Washington / Darryl Pinckney -- Last call of the wild / Jonathan Raban -- One violent crime / Bruce Shapiro -- Case of the great pox / William Styron. Grace Paley -- The necessity of poetry / Charles Simic -- Father stories / John Edgar Wideman -- Civilian / Tobias Wolfe -- Counting at dusk (why poetry matters when the century ends) / Elaine Scarry
Control code
35894843
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiv, 370 p.
Isbn
9780395717561
Isbn Type
(pbk.) ;

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