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Reading essays : an invitation, G. Douglas Atkins

Label
Reading essays : an invitation
Title
Reading essays
Title remainder
an invitation
Statement of responsibility
G. Douglas Atkins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1943-
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Atkins, G. Douglas
Dewey number
808/.0427
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1417
LC item number
.A77 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • College readers
  • English language
  • Report writing
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • College readers
  • English language
  • Report writing
Label
Reading essays : an invitation, G. Douglas Atkins
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Essaying to be: on reading (and writing) essays -- The advent of personality and the beginning of the essay: Montaigne and Bacon -- "The passionate discourse of an amateur": John Dryden's prose and poetic essays -- With wit enough to manage judgment: Alexander Pope's An essay on criticism -- It's not an essay: Jonathan Swift's ''A modest proposal" and the immodesty of satire -- Turning inside out: Samuel Johnson's "The solitude of the country" -- An allegory of essaying? Process and product in William Hazlitt's "On going a journey" -- The risk of not being: Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Illusions" -- Forging in the smithy of the mind: Henry David Thoreau's "Walking" and the problematic of transcendence -- Estranging the familiar: Alice Meynell's "Solitudes" -- "By indirections find directions out": Hilaire Belloc's "The mowing of a field" -- Essaying and the strain of incarnational thinking: G.K. Chesterton's "A piece of chalk" -- Homage to the common reader: or how should one read Virginia Woolf's "The death of the moth"? -- The turning of the essay: T.S. Eliot's "Tradition and the individual talent" -- A site to behold: Richard Selzer's" A worm from my notebook" -- The discarnate word: Scott Russell Sanders's "Silence" -- "Love came to us incarnate": Annie Dillard's "God in the doorway" -- "A free intelligence": George Orwell, the essay, and "Reflections on Gandhi" -- Where "trifles rule like tyrants": Cynthia Ozick's "The seam of the snail" -- Essaying and pen passion: Anne Fadiman as common reader in "Eternal ink" -- Acts of simplifying: sense and sentences in Sam Pickering's "Composing a life" -- Caged lions and sustained sibilants: E.B. White as "recording secretary" in "The ring of time" -- Her oyster knife sharpened: control of tone in Zora Neale Hurston's "How it feels to be colored me" -- The basic ingredient: candor and compassion in Nancy Mairs's "On being a cripple" -- The work of the sympathetic imagination: James Baldwin's "Notes of a native son" -- "On a line between two sturdy poles": Edward Hoagland's "What I think, what I am" -- A note on writing the essay: the issue of process versus product (with an essay by Cara McConnell)
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593295520
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 276 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820336534
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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22573/ctt3q41jr
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295520
Label
Reading essays : an invitation, G. Douglas Atkins
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Essaying to be: on reading (and writing) essays -- The advent of personality and the beginning of the essay: Montaigne and Bacon -- "The passionate discourse of an amateur": John Dryden's prose and poetic essays -- With wit enough to manage judgment: Alexander Pope's An essay on criticism -- It's not an essay: Jonathan Swift's ''A modest proposal" and the immodesty of satire -- Turning inside out: Samuel Johnson's "The solitude of the country" -- An allegory of essaying? Process and product in William Hazlitt's "On going a journey" -- The risk of not being: Ralph Waldo Emerson's "Illusions" -- Forging in the smithy of the mind: Henry David Thoreau's "Walking" and the problematic of transcendence -- Estranging the familiar: Alice Meynell's "Solitudes" -- "By indirections find directions out": Hilaire Belloc's "The mowing of a field" -- Essaying and the strain of incarnational thinking: G.K. Chesterton's "A piece of chalk" -- Homage to the common reader: or how should one read Virginia Woolf's "The death of the moth"? -- The turning of the essay: T.S. Eliot's "Tradition and the individual talent" -- A site to behold: Richard Selzer's" A worm from my notebook" -- The discarnate word: Scott Russell Sanders's "Silence" -- "Love came to us incarnate": Annie Dillard's "God in the doorway" -- "A free intelligence": George Orwell, the essay, and "Reflections on Gandhi" -- Where "trifles rule like tyrants": Cynthia Ozick's "The seam of the snail" -- Essaying and pen passion: Anne Fadiman as common reader in "Eternal ink" -- Acts of simplifying: sense and sentences in Sam Pickering's "Composing a life" -- Caged lions and sustained sibilants: E.B. White as "recording secretary" in "The ring of time" -- Her oyster knife sharpened: control of tone in Zora Neale Hurston's "How it feels to be colored me" -- The basic ingredient: candor and compassion in Nancy Mairs's "On being a cripple" -- The work of the sympathetic imagination: James Baldwin's "Notes of a native son" -- "On a line between two sturdy poles": Edward Hoagland's "What I think, what I am" -- A note on writing the essay: the issue of process versus product (with an essay by Cara McConnell)
Control code
593295520
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820336534
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3q41jr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295520

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