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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
Contributor
Author of introduction
Editor
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Fifty five unforgettable essays by the finest American writers of the twentieth century
Cataloging source
CO2
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oates, Joyce Carol
  • Atwan, Robert
Label
The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical notes (p. [569]-590)
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 -- Cort-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 / Wiiliam 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 Henigway -- The hills of Zion / H.L. Mensken -- 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 /
Control code
6658
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 596 pages
Isbn
9780618043705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 6658
  • (OCoLC)44945696
Label
The best American essays of the century, Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical notes (p. [569]-590)
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 -- Cort-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 / Wiiliam 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 Henigway -- The hills of Zion / H.L. Mensken -- 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 /
Control code
6658
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxviii, 596 pages
Isbn
9780618043705
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 6658
  • (OCoLC)44945696

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