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The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology From the Classical Era to the Present

The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology From the Classical Era to the Present

by Phillip Lopate, Phillip Lopate, Teachers & Writers Collaborative

Editorial: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780385423397
Número de páginas: 777
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 20 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-09-19
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For more than four hundred years, the personal essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant of all literary forms. Distinguished from the detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational tone, its loose structure, and its drive toward candor and self-disclosure, the personal essay seizes on the minutiae of daily life-vanities, fashions, foibles, oddballs, seasonal rituals, love and disappointment, the pleasures of solitude, reading, taking a walk — to offer insight into the human condition and the great social and political issues of the day. The Art of the ...