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The Resource The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates

The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates

Label
The best American essays of the century
Title
The best American essays of the century
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Title variation
American essays of the century
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Fifty five unforgettable essays by the finest American writers of the twentieth century
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219039
Cataloging source
CO2
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1938-
  • 1835-1910
  • 1868-1963
  • 1838-1918
  • 1838-1914
  • 1842-1910
  • 1886-1918
  • 1862-1933
  • 1860-1935
  • 1888-1965
  • 1899-1961
  • 1880-1956
  • 1895-1972
  • 1874-1946
  • 1896-1940
  • 1894-1961
  • 1908-1960
  • 1909-1955
  • 1874-1963
  • 1899-1985
  • 1904-1979
  • 1902-1967
  • 1890-1980
  • 1912-1989
  • 1907-1964
  • 1924-1987
  • 1907-1977
  • 1909-2001
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  • 1933-2004
  • 1899-1977
  • 1934-
  • 1940-2016
  • 1913-1993
  • 1924-2017
  • 1944-
  • 1929-2012
  • 1922-2004
  • 1938-
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  • Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Atwan, Robert
  • Twain, Mark
  • Du Bois, W. E. B.
  • Adams, Henry
  • Muir, John
  • James, William
  • Bourne, Randolph Stillman
  • Chapman, John Jay
  • Addams, Jane
  • Eliot, T. S.
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Mencken, H. L.
  • Hurston, Zora Neale
  • Wilson, Edmund
  • Stein, Gertrude
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Thurber, James
  • Wright, Richard
  • Agee, James
  • Frost, Robert
  • White, E. B.
  • Perelman, S. J.
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Porter, Katherine Anne
  • McCarthy, Mary
  • Carson, Rachel
  • Baldwin, James
  • Eiseley, Loren C.
  • Welty, Eudora
  • Hall, Donald
  • King, Martin Luther
  • Wolfe, Tom,
  • Sontag, Susan
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • Momaday, N. Scott
  • Hardwick, Elizabeth
  • Herr, Michael
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Thomas, Lewis
  • McPhee, John
  • Gass, William H.
  • Kingston, Maxine Hong
  • Walker, Alice
  • Rich, Adrienne
  • Didion, Joan
  • Rodriguez, Richard
  • Ehrlich, Gretel
  • Dillard, Annie
  • Ozick, Cynthia
  • Manchester, William
  • Hoagland, Edward
  • Gould, Stephen Jay
  • Early, Gerald Lyn
  • Updike, John
  • Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Bellow, Saul
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Series statement
Best American essays
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American essays
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The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [569]-596)
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rdacarrier.
Content category
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rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword / by Robert Atwan -- Introduction / by Joyce Carol Oates -- Corn-pone opinions / Mark Twain -- Of the coming of John / W.E.B. Du Bois -- A law of acceleration / Henry Adams -- Stickeen / John Muir -- The moral equivalent of war / William James -- The handicapped / Randolph Bourne -- Coatesville / John Jay Chapman -- The devil baby at Hull-house / Jane Addams -- Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot -- Pamplona in July / Ernest Hemingway -- The hills of Zion / H.L. Mencken -- How it feels to be colored me / Zora Neale Hurston -- The old stone house / Edmund Wilson -- What are master-pieces and why are there so few of them / Gertrude Stein -- The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Sex Ex Machina / James Thurber -- The ethics of living Jim Crow: an autobiographical sketch / Richard Wright -- Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / James Agee -- The figure a poem makes / Robert Frost -- Once more to the lake / E.B. White -- Insert flap "A" and throw away / S.J. Perelman -- Bop / Langston Hughes -- The future is now / Katherine Anne Porter -- Artists in uniform / Mary McCarthy -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson -- Notes of a native son / James Baldwin -- The brown wasps / Loren Eiseley -- A sweet devouring / Eudora Welty -- A hundred thousand straightened nails / Donald Hall -- Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Putting daddy on / Tom Wolfe -- Notes on "Camp" / Susan Sontag -- Perfect past / Vladimir Nabokov -- The way to Rainy Rountain / N. Scott Momaday -- The apotheosis of Martin Luther King / Elizabeth Hardwick -- Illumination rounds / Michael Herr -- I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- The lives of a cell / Lewis Thomas -- The search for Marvin Gardens / John McPhee -- The doomed in their sinking / William H. Gass -- No name woman / Maxine Hong Kingston -- Looking for Zora / Alice Walker -- Women and honor: some notes on lying / Adrienne Rich -- The white album / Joan Didion -- Aria: a memoir of a bilingual childhood / Richard Rodriguez -- The solace of open spaces / Gretel Ehrlich -- Total eclipse / Annie Dillard -- A drugstore in winter / Cynthia Ozick -- Okinawa: the bloodiest battle of all / William Manchester -- Heaven and nature / Edward Hoagland -- The creation myths of Cooperstown / Stephen Jay Gould -- Life with daughters: watching the miss America Pageant / Gerald Early -- The disposable rocket / John Updike -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Graven images / Saul Bellow -- Biographical notes -- Appendix: Notable twentieth-century American literary nonfiction
Control code
44945696
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 596 pages
Isbn
9780618155873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [569]-596)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Foreword / by Robert Atwan -- Introduction / by Joyce Carol Oates -- Corn-pone opinions / Mark Twain -- Of the coming of John / W.E.B. Du Bois -- A law of acceleration / Henry Adams -- Stickeen / John Muir -- The moral equivalent of war / William James -- The handicapped / Randolph Bourne -- Coatesville / John Jay Chapman -- The devil baby at Hull-house / Jane Addams -- Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot -- Pamplona in July / Ernest Hemingway -- The hills of Zion / H.L. Mencken -- How it feels to be colored me / Zora Neale Hurston -- The old stone house / Edmund Wilson -- What are master-pieces and why are there so few of them / Gertrude Stein -- The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Sex Ex Machina / James Thurber -- The ethics of living Jim Crow: an autobiographical sketch / Richard Wright -- Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / James Agee -- The figure a poem makes / Robert Frost -- Once more to the lake / E.B. White -- Insert flap "A" and throw away / S.J. Perelman -- Bop / Langston Hughes -- The future is now / Katherine Anne Porter -- Artists in uniform / Mary McCarthy -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson -- Notes of a native son / James Baldwin -- The brown wasps / Loren Eiseley -- A sweet devouring / Eudora Welty -- A hundred thousand straightened nails / Donald Hall -- Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Putting daddy on / Tom Wolfe -- Notes on "Camp" / Susan Sontag -- Perfect past / Vladimir Nabokov -- The way to Rainy Rountain / N. Scott Momaday -- The apotheosis of Martin Luther King / Elizabeth Hardwick -- Illumination rounds / Michael Herr -- I know why the caged bird sings / Maya Angelou -- The lives of a cell / Lewis Thomas -- The search for Marvin Gardens / John McPhee -- The doomed in their sinking / William H. Gass -- No name woman / Maxine Hong Kingston -- Looking for Zora / Alice Walker -- Women and honor: some notes on lying / Adrienne Rich -- The white album / Joan Didion -- Aria: a memoir of a bilingual childhood / Richard Rodriguez -- The solace of open spaces / Gretel Ehrlich -- Total eclipse / Annie Dillard -- A drugstore in winter / Cynthia Ozick -- Okinawa: the bloodiest battle of all / William Manchester -- Heaven and nature / Edward Hoagland -- The creation myths of Cooperstown / Stephen Jay Gould -- Life with daughters: watching the miss America Pageant / Gerald Early -- The disposable rocket / John Updike -- They all just went away / Joyce Carol Oates -- Graven images / Saul Bellow -- Biographical notes -- Appendix: Notable twentieth-century American literary nonfiction
Control code
44945696
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 596 pages
Isbn
9780618155873
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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