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Getting personal : selected writings

Author: Phillip Lopate
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the man whose name is virtually synonymous with the contemporary personal essay, Getting Personal is a rich and ambitious collection that spans Phillip Lopate's career as an essayist, teacher, film critic, father, son and husband. Lauded as one of America's foremost essayists, a writer who was instrumental in focussing attention on the form, Lopate here admirably demonstrates the obligation to be engaging as  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phillip Lopate
ISBN: 0465041736 9780465041732 0465041744 9780465041749
OCLC Number: 52514308
Description: xii, 399 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Childhood --
Youth --
Early Marriage and Bachelorhood --
Teaching and Work --
Politics, Religion, Movies, Books, Cities --
The Style of Middle Age.
Responsibility: Phillip Lopate.
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From the master of the form, Phillip Lopate, a selection of essays that together trace the arc of his life and career  Read more...


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"Getting Personal makes you feel like you're on a good first date, full of intimate surprises and over way too soon." O the Oprah Magazine "Lopate's slightly ironic tone flavors an easygoing, Read more...

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