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The American Essay in the American Century

The American Essay in the American Century( )
Author: Stuckey-French, Ned
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Missouri Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

In modern culture, the essay is often considered an old-fashioned, unoriginal form of literary styling. This compelling, highly readable book illuminates the history of the American personal essay and reveals its significant role in twentieth-century cultural history. E. B. White's contributions to the tradition and American culture more generally are explored. This thoroughly researched volume dismisses, once and for all, the "death of the essay," proving that the essay will...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Language Arts & Disciplines / Journalism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.1 Inches

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