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The Best American Essays of the Century

€ 21.95

Selected by acclaimed author Joyce Carol Oates, a remarkable anthology of fifty-five outstanding essays on a variety of topics features contributions by F. Scott Fitzgerald, W. E. B. DuBois, James Baldwin, Eudora Welty, Stephen Jay Gould, John Updike, Saul Bellow, Joan Didion, Alice Walker, Maya Angelou, John McPhee, Rachel Carson, and other notabl


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword x
Robert Atwan
Introduction xvii
Joyce Carol Oates
Corn-pone Opinions
1(5)
Mark Twain
Of the Coming of John
6(14)
W.E.B. Du Bois
A Law of Acceleration
20(8)
Henry Adams
Stickeen
28(17)
John Muir
The Moral Equivalent of War
45(12)
William James
The Handicapped
57(14)
Randolph Bourne
Coatesville
71(4)
John Jay Chapman
The Devil Baby at Hull-House
75(15)
Jane Addams
Tradition and the Individual Talent
90(8)
T. S. Eliot
Pamplona in July
98(9)
Ernest Hemingway
The Hills of Zion
107(7)
H. L. Mencken
How It Feels to Be Colored Me
114(4)
Zora Neale Hurston
The Old Stone House
118(13)
Edmund Wilson
What Are Master-pieces and Why Are There So Few of Them
131(8)
Gertrude Stein
The Crack-Up
139(14)
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Sex Ex Machina
153(6)
James Thurber
The Ethics of Living Jim Crow: An Autobiographical Sketch
159(12)
Richard Wright
Knoxville: Summer of 1915
171(5)
James Agee
The Figure a Poem Makes
176(3)
Robert Frost
Once More to the Lake
179(7)
E. B. White
Insert Flap ``A`` and Throw Away
186(4)
S. J. Perelman
Bop
190(3)
Langston Hughes
The Future Is Now
193(6)
Katherine Anne Porter
Artists in Uniform
199(15)
Mary Mccarthy
The Marginal World
214(6)
Rachel Carson
Notes of a Native Son
220(19)
James Baldwin
The Brown Wasps
239(7)
Loren Eiseley
A Sweet Devouring
246(6)
Eudora Welty
A Hundred Thousand Straightened Nails
252(11)
Donald Hall
Letter from Birmingham Jail
263(17)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Putting Daddy On
280(8)
Tom Wolfe
Notes on ``Camp``
288(15)
Susan Sontag
Perfect Past
303(10)
Vladimir Nabokov
The Way to Rainy Mountain
313(6)
N. Scott Momaday
The Apotheosis of Martin Luther King
319(8)
Elizabeth Hardwick
Illumination Rounds
327(15)
Michael Herr
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
342(16)
Maya Angelou
The Lives of a Cell
358(3)
Lewis Thomas
The Search for Marvin Gardens
361(12)
John Mcphee
The Doomed in Their Sinking
373(10)
William H. Gass
No Name Woman
383(12)
Maxine Hong Kingston
Looking for Zora
395(17)
Alice Walker
Women and Honor: Some Notes on Lying
412(9)
Adrienne Rich
The White Album
421(26)
Joan Didion
Aria: A Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood
447(20)
Richard Rodriguez
The Solace of Open Spaces
467(10)
Gretel Ehrlich
Total Eclipse
477(13)
Annie Dillard
A Drugstore in Winter
490(7)
Cynthia Ozick
Okinawa: The Bloodiest Battle of All
497(10)
William Manchester
Heaven and Nature
507(13)
Edward Hoagland
The Creation Myths of Cooperstown
520(12)
Stephen Jay Gould
Life with Daughters: Watching the Miss America Pageant
532(17)
Gerald Early
The Disposable Rocket
549(4)
John Updike
They All Just Went Away
553(11)
Joyce Carol Oates
Graven Images
564(5)
Saul Bellow
Biographical Notes 569(22)
Appendix: Notable Twentieth-Century American Literary Nonfiction 591
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Paperback / softback
596 pagina's
Januari 2001
771 gram
216 x 140 x 44 mm
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