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Eight modern essayists.

Author: William Smart
Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press [©1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d edView all editions and formats
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Smart, William.
Eight modern essayists.
New York, St. Martin's Press [©1973]
(OCoLC)609805381
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Smart
OCLC Number: 1046728
Notes: Thirty-five essays by E.M. Forster, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence, Edmund Wilson, E.B. White, George Orwell, Norman Mailer, and James Baldwin, with an appendix on style.
Description: xii, 380 pages portraits 21 cm
Contents: Notes on the English Character --
My Wood --
Voltaire's laboratory --
Not listening to music --
What I believe / E.M. Forster; The Shadow across the page --
Lord Chesterfield's letters to his son --
How should one read a book? --
The Strange Elizabethans / Virginia Woolf; Adof --
Nottingham and the mining countryside --
Pan in America --
Why the novel matters / D.H. Lawrence --
Burlesque shows --
Communists and cops --
The Old stone house --
Miami --
Upstate: Epilogue, 1970 / Edmund Wilson; The World of tomorrow --
Walden --
Once more to the lake --
Death of a pig --
The Ring of time / E.B. White; Shooting an Elephant --
Politics and the English language --
Some thoughts on the common toad --
Reflections on Gandhi / George Orwell. Democracy and the search for style --
Cities higher than mountains --
Grandma with orange hair --
Miami Beach --
The Siege of Chicago / Norman Mailer; Stranger in the village --
Notes of a native son --
Fifth Avenue, Uptown: A letter from Harlem / James Baldwin; Of Style / Ben Johnson --
A Letter to a young gentleman / Jonathan Swift --
Of Familiar sstyle / William Hazlitt --
On the Writing of essays / Alexander Smith --
On the facination of style / F.L. Lucas.

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