The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present (Paperback)
An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present
Anchor Books, 9780385423397, 832pp.
Publication Date: January 15, 1997
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Praise For The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present…
"A wonderful book. The most charming smorgasbord imaginable of essays from around the world." -- Diane Cole, USA Today.
"Without a doubt, this is the most nourishing essay collection I've read in years." -- Susan Burmeister-Brown, Portland Oregonian.
"A labor of deeply felt love and keenly honed scholarship by an essay authority who knows his territory down to his bones." -- Christian Science Monitor.
"The best available [essay anthology] no matter how crowded the field." -- Chicago Tribune.
"The striking thing is how much Lopate has managed to pack in, and how high a standard he has managed to maintain." -- John Gross, New York Newsday.
"Packed with personality and beguiling first-person prose... of reminders of the perils and pleasures of the craft." -- The Wall Street Journal.