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Modern essays in English.

Author: Joseph Frank
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1966]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Frank
OCLC Number: 1083336
Description: xii, 424 pages 21 cm
Contents: Background --
Geoffrey Barraclough / Metropolis and macrocosm. Europe and the wider world, 1492-1939 --
H.R. Trevor-Roper / Niccolò Machiavelli --
Garrett Mattingly / Curtain raiser --
C.V. Wedgewood / The last masque --
Erik H. Erikson / The first psychoanalyst --
James Agee / Knoxville : summer 1915 --
Gene Smith / The president --
Gerald Brenan / A search for the poet's tomb --
John F. Kennedy / Inaugural address --
Norman Mailer / The big bite --
April, 1963 --
Foreground --
D.W. Brogan / A world they never made --
Kingsley Davis / Population --
C. Northcote Parkinson / Parkinson's law or the rising pyramid --
Susanne K. Langer / Man and animal : the city and the hive --
Jacques Barzun / Myths for materialists --
William Faulkner / On privacy --
the American dream : what happened to it --
Diana Trilling / The death of Marilyn Monroe --
Louis Kronenberger / Our unhappy happy endings --
James Baldwin / Stranger in the village --
Harrison E. Salisbury / The shook-up kids --
Fred Dickinson / How to iron a telephone book --
E.B. White / A slightsound at evening --
John Kenneth Galbraith / The decline of the machine --
John Updike / Eclipse --
Creative possibilities --
Joseph Wood Krutch / The colloid and the crystal --
J. Bronowski / The creative mind --
Lehr / Albert Camus : philosopher of limits --
George Orwell / Why I write --
E.M. Forster / Art for art's sake --
Wayne C. Booth / Telling and showing --
John Ciardi / What does it take to read a poem? --
Leo Steinberg / The eye is a part of the mind --
John Cage / Experimental music --
Katherine Anne Porter / The future is now --
Appendix --
Editor's note --
Francis Bacon / Of studies --
Jonathan Swift / A modest proposal --
Henry David Thoreau / Where I lived, and what I lived for.

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