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Eight modern essayists

Author: William Smart
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Smart
ISBN: 0312012330 9780312012335
OCLC Number: 20580385
Description: x, 352 pages : portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: The Death of the Moth ; Shakespeare's Sister ; Professions for Women ; Ellen Terry ; A Sketch of the Past / Virginia Woolf --
A Hanging ; Shooting an Elephant ; Marrakech ; Politics and the English Language ; Why I write / George Orwell --
Once More to the Lake ; Death of a Pig ; The Ring of Time ; On a Florida Key ; The Essayist / E.B. White --
Death in the Open ; On Natural Death ; On Cloning a Human Being ; The Tucson Zoo ; The Iks ; How I began Writing Essays / Lewis Thomas --
The Boy Scout Handbook ; Appearance Counts ; My War / Paul Fussell --
Getting Tired ; Great Snows ; Quietly Thinking Over Things at Christmas ; Our Class System ; Growing Up Expressive / Carol Bly --
Goodbye to All That ; On Going Home ; On Morality ; At the Dam ; On Keeping a Notebook ; Why I Write / Joan Didion --
The Civil Rights Movement, What Good Was It? ; Brothers and Sisters ; Beauty, When the Other Dancer is the Self ; In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens / Alice Walker --
A Relic / Max Beerbohm --
My Wood / E.M. Forster --
Adolf / D.H. Lawrence --
The Dog That Big People / James Thurber --
The Old Stone House / Edmund Wilson --
Notes of a Native Son / James Baldwin --
Miami Beach / Norman Mailer --
The Courage of Turtles / Edward Hoagland.
Responsibility: [edited by] William Smart.

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