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The best American essays

Author: Robert Atwan
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Atwan
ISBN: 0395691842 9780395691847 0395691834 9780395691830
OCLC Number: 34102078
Description: xv, 263 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Homage to Marcus Aurelius / Joseph Brodsky; Eros at sea / Joel Agee; Dying: an update / Harold Brodkey; When negative meets positive / Dudley Clendinen; Burl's / Bernard Cooper; Gots is what you got / W.S. Di Piero; Endou / Josephine Foo; The art of self / William H. Gass; In the kitchen / Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Strange perfume / Edward Hoagland; Salt / Diana Kappel-Smith; Jicama, without expectation / Maxine Kumin; Saturday night, and sunday morning / James A. Mcpherson; Waiting / Edna O'brien; The break / Cynthia Ozick; Six days: some rememberings / Grace Paley; The necessity of poetry / Charles Simic; Father stories / John Edgar Wideman; Civilian / Tobias Wolff; Counting at dusk (why poetry matters when the century ends) / Elaine Scarry.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jamaica Kincaid ; series editor, Robert Atwan.

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