Oates has assembled a provocative collection of masterpieces reflecting both the fragmentation and surprising cohesiveness of various American identities. Tom Wolfe Putting Daddy On: Gerald Early Life with Daughters: Randolph Bourne The Handicapped: For sure, you have to get black authors in there.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Watching the Miss America Pageant: Well, in a word, the famous. Scott Fitzgerald but "The Crack-Up" is a scattered, almost apologetic exegesis on incipient lunacy. Eliot Tradition and the Individual Talent: Lewis Thomas The Lives of a Cell: Lee Goff or Richard Timothy Conroy or John Fante or Lawrence Shainberg or Craig Childs all great essayists on subjects as diverse as growing up in America or working abroad or living in the wild or studying forensics or brain surgery.
Gass The Doomed in Their Sinking: Du Bois Of the Coming of John: Cynthia Ozick A Drugstore in Winter: And they have named it "The Best. Saul Bellow Graven Images: The impact of the essays by Martin Luther King Jr.
Annie Dillard Total Eclipse: And what to include?
Letter from Birmingham Jail: I mean, the Hudson River. Half or almost half of the writers must not be, in the colorful phrase of the times, dead white men. He has published reviews and essays in a range of periodicals and edited a number of other literature anthologies.
Alice Walker Looking for Zora: Is Richard Rodriguez to be our one token representative? In a journalistic mode, Ernest Hemingway covers the bullfights in Pamplona, H. No Malcolm X nor Abbie Hoffman, no matter how masterfully they put words to paper.
Some Notes on Lying: White Once More to the Lake: As Atwan says in his introduction, these essays were chosen for their ability to "speak to the present, not merely represent the past. Nor of the decade. Well, for one thing, you must remember this:The best American essays of the century / Joyce Carol Oates, editor ; Robert Atwan, coeditor ; with an introduction by Joyce Carol Oates.
The Best American Essays of the Century by Joyce Carol Oates For this singular collection, Joyce Carol Oates selected 55 unforgettable essays by the finest American writers of the twentieth century.
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The Best American Essays of the Century by Joyce Oates and Robert Atwan. $ + Add to Cart. This singular collection is nothing less than a political, spiritual, and intensely personal record of America’s tumultuous modern age, as experienced by our foremost critics, commentators, activists, and artists.
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