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The Resource The best American essays, 1992, edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag

The best American essays, 1992, edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag

Label
The best American essays, 1992
Title
The best American essays, 1992
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ATA
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The best American essays, 1992, edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Short talks / Anne Carson -- Sentimental journeys / Joan Didion -- Standards / E.L. Doctorow-- Liberty and pornography / Ronald Dworkin -- Some overrated masterpieces / Stanley Elkin -- Thinking about killing: Hamlet and the paths among the passions / Philip Fisher -- Exile / William H. Gass -- Audubon's passion / Adam Gopnik -- Canon, syllabus, list: a note on the pedagogic imaginary / John Guillory -- Wind from the prairie / Elizabeth Hardwick -- What's wrong with animal rights / Vicki Hearne -- On seeing England for the first time / Jamaica Kincaid -- Opera and homosexuality: seven arias / Wayne Koestenbaum -- The zipper / Leonard Michaels -- Victims, all? / David Rieff -- Look away, Dixie Land / Patricia Storace -- Needs / George W.S. Trow -- First things first / John Updike -- The mystery of Mickey Mouse / John Updike -- Lincoln up close / Gore vidal
Control code
ocm26980035
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 331 p.
Isbn
9780395599358
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o26980035
  • 438028
Label
The best American essays, 1992, edited and with an introduction by Susan Sontag
Publication
Contents
Short talks / Anne Carson -- Sentimental journeys / Joan Didion -- Standards / E.L. Doctorow-- Liberty and pornography / Ronald Dworkin -- Some overrated masterpieces / Stanley Elkin -- Thinking about killing: Hamlet and the paths among the passions / Philip Fisher -- Exile / William H. Gass -- Audubon's passion / Adam Gopnik -- Canon, syllabus, list: a note on the pedagogic imaginary / John Guillory -- Wind from the prairie / Elizabeth Hardwick -- What's wrong with animal rights / Vicki Hearne -- On seeing England for the first time / Jamaica Kincaid -- Opera and homosexuality: seven arias / Wayne Koestenbaum -- The zipper / Leonard Michaels -- Victims, all? / David Rieff -- Look away, Dixie Land / Patricia Storace -- Needs / George W.S. Trow -- First things first / John Updike -- The mystery of Mickey Mouse / John Updike -- Lincoln up close / Gore vidal
Control code
ocm26980035
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xix, 331 p.
Isbn
9780395599358
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o26980035
  • 438028

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