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Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, ©1997.
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"This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Biobibliographie
Biographies Dictionnaires anglais
Diccionarios
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier
ISBN: 1884964303 9781884964305
OCLC Number: 38272954
Description: xxi, 1002 ; 29 cm.
Contents: Chinua Achebe --
Joseph Addison --
Theodor W. Adorno --
The Adventurer --
James Agee --
Die Akzente --
Alain --
Josefa Amar y Borbon --
American essay --
The American Scholar --
The anatomy of melancholy --
Alfred Andersch --
Aphorism --
Apothegm --
German Arciniegas --
Hannah Arendt --
Areopagitica --
Matthew Arnold --
Athenaum --
The Atlantic Monthly --
W. H. Auden --
Australian essay --
Autobiographical essay --
Francisco Ayala --
Manuel Azana --
Azorin --
Francis Bacon --
James Baldwin --
Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac --
Stanislaw Baranczak --
Roland Barthes --
Georges Bataille --
Charles Baudelaire --
Pierre Bayle --
Simone de Beauvoir --
Max Beerbohm --
Vissarion Belinskii --
Andre Belleau --
Andres Bello --
Hilaire Belloc --
Andrei Belyi --
Robert Benchley --
Julien Benda --
Frans G. Bengtsson --
Walter Benjamin --
Gottfried Benn --
Max Bense --
A. C. Benson --
Georges Bernanos --
Wendell Berry --
Biography and the essay --
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine --
Aleksandr Blok --
Rudolf Borchardt --
Jorge Luis Borges --
Paul Bourget --
Boy-Zelenski --
Jacques Brault --
Otokar Brezina --
British essay --
Joseph Brodsky --
E. K. Brown --
Sir Thomas Browne --
Ferdinand Brunetiere --
Stanislaw Brzozowski --
Vincent Buckley --
Arthur Buies --
Bulgarian essay --
Jacob Christoph Burckhardt --
Edmund Burke --
Kenneth Burke --
John Burroughs --
Hubert Butler --
Michel Butor --
Jose Cadalso --
George Calinescu --
Italo Calvino --
Albert Camus --
Canadian essay (English) --
Canadian essay (French) --
Antonio Candido --
Elias Canetti --
Karel Capek --
Luis Cardoza y Aragon --
Thomas Carlyle --
Bliss Carman --
Rosario Castellanos --
Americo Castro --
Carlo Cattaneo --
Rosa Chacel --
Chapter --
Character sketch --
Characters --
Chateaubriand --
Nikolai Chernyshevskii --
Earl of Chesterfield --
G. K. Chesterton --
Chinese essay --
Cicero --
E. M. Cioran --
Marcus Clarke --
Classical influences --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
The Compleat angler --
The Confessions --
Cyril Connolly --
Sir William Cornwallis, the Younger --
Critical essay --
Benedetto Croce --
Cuademos Americanos --
Euclides da Cunha --
Ernst Robert Curtius --
Olof von Dalin --
Ruben Dario --
Charles Darwin --
Robertson Davies --
The defence of Poesy --
Daniel Defoe --
Thomas De Quincey --
Bernard De Voto --
Dialogue --
Charles Dickens --
Denis Diderot --
Joan Didion --
Annie Dillard --
Discourse on method --
John Donne --
Fedor Dostoevskii --
Frederick Douglass --
W. E. B. Du Bois --
Charles Du Bos --
Friedrich Durrenmatt --
Umberto Eco --
Maria Edgeworth --
The Edinburgh Review --
John Eglinton --
Loren Eiseley --
Vilhelm Ekelund --
George Eliot --
T. S. Eliot --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Encyclopedia and the essay --
Hans Magnus Enzensberger --
Erasmus --
El Espectador --
An essay concerning human understanding --
Essay film --
An essay of dramatic poesy --
An essay on comedy --
An essay on criticism --
An essay on man --
An essay on the principle of population --
The Examiner --
Die Fackel --
Familiar essay --
Benito Jeronimo Feijoo y Montenegro --
Vergilio Ferreira --
Ludwig Feuerbach --
Feuilleton --
Johann Gottlieb Fichte --
Henry Fielding --
M. F. K. Fisher --
Bernard de Fontenelle --
E. M. Forster --
Georg Forster --
Benjamin Franklin --
Paulo Freire --
French essay --
Sigmund Freud --
Gilberto Freyre --
Max Frisch --
Northrop Frye --
Carlos Fuentes --
Margaret Fuller Angel Ganivet --
William H. Gass --
The Georgia Review --
German essay --
Mikhail Gershenzon --
Andre Gide --
Vladimir Giliarovskii --
Lidiia Ginzburg --
Natalia Ginzburg --
William Godwin --
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --
Oliver Goldsmith --
Witold Gombrowicz --
Jose Luis Gonzalez --
Nadine Gordimer --
Maksim Gor'kii --
Stephen Jay Gould --
Remy de Gourmont --
Baltasar Gracian --
Antonio Gramsci --
Gunter Grass --
Dorothy Green --
Graham Greene --
Die Grenzboten --
Herman Grimm --
Lionel Groulx --
Francesco Guicciardini --
Roderick Haig-Brown --
Peter Hamm --
Harper's --
Vaclav Havel --
William Hazlitt --
Gunnar Heiberg --
Martin Heidegger --
Pedro Henriquez Urena --
Zbigniew Herbert --
Johann Gottfried Herder --
Gustaw Herling-Grudzinski --
Aleksandr Herzen --
Historical essay --
Edward Hoagland --
Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
Ludwig Holberg --
Oliver Wendell Holmes --
A. D. Hope --
Eugenio Maria de Hostos --
Irving Howe --
Joseph Howe --
William Dean Howells --
Ricarda Huch --
David Hume --
Humorous essay --
Leigh Hunt --
Aldous Huxley --
T. H. Huxley --
The Idler --
Washington Irving --
Viacheslav Ivanov --
Henry James --
William James --
Japanese essay --
Richard Jefferies --
Samuel Johnson --
Journal --
Journal des Debats --
Journalism and the essay --
Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos --
Ernst Junger --
Kamo no Chomei --
Immanuel Kant --
Kenko --
Nils Kjaer --
Heinrich von Kleist --
Leszek Kolakowski --
Jan Kott --
Joseph Wood Krutch --
Jean de La Bruyere --
Charles Lamb --
Per Lange --
La Rochefoucauld --
Jean Larose --
Mariano Jose de Larra --
D. H. Lawrence --
Stephen Leacock --
Jean Le Moyne --
Konstantin Leont'ev --
Giacomo Leopardi --
Aldo Leopold --
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing --
Letter --
Primo Levi --
C. S. Lewis --
Liang Yuchun --
Liberte --
A. J. Liebling --
Lima la horrible --
Literary theory and the essay --
Liu Zongyuan --
Barry Lopez --
Eduardo Lourenco --
Lu Xun --
Georg Lukacs --
Peter McArthur --
Thomas Babington Macaulay --
Mary McCarthy --
Niccolo Machiavelli --
Hugh MacLennan --
Archibald MacMechan --
Andrew Macphail --
John McPhee --
Salvador de Madariaga --
Ramiro de Maeztu --
Norman Mailer --
Stephane Mallarme --
Eduardo Mallea --
Osip Mandel'shtam --
Heinrich Mann --
Thomas Mann --
Julian Marias --
Jose Carlos Mariategui --
Marivaux --
Georgi Markov --
Jose Marti --
Carmen Martin Gaite --
Harriet Martineau --
Ezequiel Martinez Estrada --
Karl Marx --
Henri Massis --
Maxim --
Giuseppe Mazzini --
Medical essay --
Meditation --
Meditations --
H. L. Mencken --
Moses Mendelssohn --
Marcelino Menendez y Pelayo --
Thomas Merton --
Alice Meynell --
John Stuart Mill --
Czeslaw Milosz --
Mary Russell Mitford --
N. Scott Momaday --
Carlos Monsivais --
Michel de Montaigne --
Eugenio Montale --
Juan Montalvo --
Henry de Montherlant --
Moral essay --
Christopher Morley --
William Morris --
Edwin Muir --
John Muir --
Lewis Mumford --
Walter Murdoch --
Robert Musil --
Chavdar Mutafov --
Thomas Nashe --
Nature essay --
Die neue Rundschau --
New Journalism --
The New Yorker --
John Henry Newman --
Ngugi wa Thiong'o --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
Nouvelle Revue Francaise --
Novalis --
Nikolai Novikov --
Victoria Ocampo --
Alexandru Odobescu --
Margaret Oliphant --
On the Sublime --
Eugenio d'Ors --
Jose Ortega y Gasset --
George Orwell --
Fernand Ouellette --
Ouyang Xiu --
Cynthia Ozick --
Thomas Paine --
Nettie Palmer --
Vance Palmer --
Jacob Paludan --
Pamphlet --
Emilia Pardo Bazan --
Partisan Review --
Blaise Pascal --
Walter Pater --
Octavio Paz --
Charles Peguy --
Pensee --
S. J. Perelman --
Ramon Perez de Ayala --
Periodical essay --
Periodicals --
Personal essay --
Philosophical essay --
The Physiology of Taste --
Mariano Picon-Salas --
Plato --
Plutarch --
The Poetic Art --
Polemical essay --
Polish essay --
Portuguese essay --
Ezra Pound --
Preface --
J. B. Priestley --
V. S. Pritchett --
Propaganda --
Aleksandr Pushkin --
The Quarterly Review --
The Rambler --
Leopold von Ranke --
Herbert Read --
Religious essay --
Ernest Renan --
Reportage --
Agnes Repplier --
Reverie --
Review --
A review of the affairs of France --
Revista de Occidente --
Revue des Deux Mondes --
Kenneth Rexroth --
Alfonso Reyes --
Adrienne Rich --
Mordecai Richler --
Jose Enrique Rodo --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Vasilii Rozanov --
John Ruskin --
Russian essay --
Ernesto Sabato --
Oliver Sacks --
Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve Saint-Evremond --
Saltykov-Shchedrin --
Scott Russell Sanders --
George Santayana --
Domingo Faustino Sarmiento --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Satire --
Satric essay --
Scandinavian essay --
Friedrich von Schiller --
Friedrich Schlegel --
Arthur Schopenhauer --
Rudolf Alexander Schroder --
Science essay --
Sei Shonagon --
Richard Selzer --
Seneca --
Sermon --
Michel Serres --
Madame de Sevigne --
Earl of Shaftesbury --
George Bernard Shaw --
Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Lev Shestov --
Viktor Shklovskii --
Georg --
Simmel --
Andrei Siniavskii --
Pencho Slaveikov --
Sociological essay --
El Sol --
Vladimir Soloukhm --
Vladimir Solov'ev --
Knud Sonderby --
Susan Sontag --
Villy Sorensen --
Robert Southey --
Sovremennik --
Wole Soyinka --
Spanish essay --
Spanish American essay --
The Spectator (1711-12, 1714) --
The spectator (1828- ) --
Madame de Stael --
Richard Steele --
Wallace Stegner --
N. Steinhardt --
Jerzy Stempowski --
Leslie Stephen --
Robert Louis Stevenson --
Lytton Strachey --
Su Shi --
Sur --
Margarete Susman --
Jonathan Swift --
Hippolyte Taine --
The Tatler --
Sir William Temple --
Der Teutsche Merkur --
William Makespeace Thackeray --
Albert Thibaudet --
Lewis Thomas --
Henry David Thoreau --
James Thurber --
Enrique Tierno Galvan --
Times Literary Supplement --
Lev Tolstoi --
Topical essay --
Diego de Torres Villarroel --
Tract --
Travel essay --
Treatise --
Lionel Trilling --
Pierre Trottier --
Marina Tsvetaeva --
Ivan Turgenev --
Mark Twain --
Kenneth Tynan --
Miguel de Unamuno --
John Updike --
Ludvik Vaculik --
Pierre Vadeboncoeur --
Paul Valery --
Benedetto Varchi --
Jose Vasconcelos --
Gore Vidal --
Voltaire --
Alice Walker --
Max Weber --
The Week --
Simone Weil --
Die weissen Blatter --
Rebecca West --
E. B. White --
Christoph Martin Wieland --
Oscar Wilde --
Edmund Wilson --
Christa Wolf --
Tom Wolfe --
Mary Wollstonecraft --
Virginia Woolf --
Judith Wright --
William Butler Yeats --
Yuan Hongdao --
Maria Zambrano --
Leopoldo Zea --
Zhang Dai --
Zhou Zuoren --
Xavier Zubiri.
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"This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologies."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

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