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Varieties of prose

Author: George B Perkins
Publisher: [Glenview, Ill.] Scott, Foresman [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George B Perkins
OCLC Number: 1413005
Description: 462 pages 23 cm
Contents: Of marriage and single life / Francis Bacon --
Of studies / Francis Bacon --
Areopagitica / John Milton --
Westminster Abbey / Joseph Addison --
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift --
The necessity of an energetic and active national government / Alexander Hamilton --
The mutability of literature / Washington Irving --
The American scholar / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
On the duty of civil disobedience / Henry David Thoreau --
Fenimore Cooper's literary offenses / Mark Twain --
Isadora Duncan / Lillian Moore --
Art and Isadora / John Dos Passos --
William Faulkner : Hollywood and New York --
Mademoiselle / Vladimir Nabokov --
Artists in uniform / Mary McCarthy --
The long snowfall / Rachel Carson --
Shelter / James Agee --
The kitchen / James Agee --
Once more to the lake / E.B. White --
A ride through Spain / Truman Capote --
Pursuit as happiness / Ernest Hemingway --
A visit to ancient Egypt / Aubrey Menen --
Alcohol and Al Capone / Frederick Lewis Allen --
The destruction of Tenochtitlan / William Carlos Williams --
The night the bed fell / James Thurber --
A visit to America / Dylan Thomas --
Hub fans bid Kid adieu / John Updike --
How should one read a book? / Virginia Woolf --
How to read a dictionary / Mortimer Adler --
Our national mania for correctness / Donald J. Lloyd --
The obscurity of the poet / Randall Jarrell --
Logical fallacies / Robert Gorham Davis --
Co-existence or no existence : the choice is ours / Bertrand Russell --
This is the beat generation / John Clellon Holmes --
The age of happy problems / Herbert Gold --
The bored and the violent / Arthur Miller --
Down and out in Paris and London / George Orwell --
Conservatism in America / Clinton Rossiter --
Notes of a native son / James Baldwin --
Stranger in the village / James Baldwin.
Responsibility: [by] George Perkins.

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