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Tracing the essay : through experience to truth

Author: G Douglas Atkins
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Embraces the very qualities that have moved others to accord the essay second-class citizenship in the world of letters. Drawing from the work of Montaigne and Bacon and recent practitioners such as  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G Douglas Atkins
ISBN: 9780820327617 0820327611 9780820327877 0820327875
OCLC Number: 60697114
Description: ix, 180 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Irony or sneakiness --
Home-cosmography --
The most self-centered of forms? --
Assaying experience --
Paradox abounding --
Form and meaning --
In-betweenness.
Responsibility: G. Douglas Atkins.
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"It is Atkins's own passion for the essay form that is most apparent. The breadth of his knowledge of the history and criticism of this genre is almost staggering. Atkins makes a strong case for the Read more...

 
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