Fifty Great Essays

ISBN-10: 0321093739

ISBN-13: 9780321093738

Edition: 2002

Authors: Robert DiYanni

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KEY FEATURE: "Fifty Great Essays" offers an outstanding collection of classic and contemporary writing as part of Longman's distinguished Penguin Academic Series, sharing the low-cost, high-quality goals of the widely-admired Penguin Classics series. A wide range of essays at an affordable price, "Fifty Great Essays" offers readers an excellent introduction into the world of great essay-writing. Selections range from classic essays such as E.B. White's, " Beauty" and Frederick Douglass', " Learning to Read and Write" to contemporary essays such as Mary Wollstonecraft's, " A Vindication of the Rights of Women" and Nancy Mairs, " On Being a Cripple." General readers.
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List price: $26.67
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/18/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Robert DiYanni received a B.A. from Rutgers University in 1968 and a Ph.D. from the City University of New York in 1976. He has taught at Queens College of the City University of New York, New York University, Harvard University, and Pace University. He has written articles and reviews on various aspects of literature, composition, and pedagogy. He has written numerous books including The McGraw-Hill Book of Poetry, Women's Voices, Like Season'd Timber: New Essays on George Herbert, and Modern American Poets: Their Voices and Visions.

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Reading and Writing Essays
History and Context
Pleasures of the Essay
Types of Essays
Reading Essays-Reading Annie Dillard's "Living Like Weasels."
Writing Essays
The Qualities of Good Writing
An Overview of the Writing Process
How to Tame a Wild Tongue
Of Studies
Road Warrior
Casa: A Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood
Marrying Absurd
Living Like Weasels
Learning to Read and Write
About Men
Living with Music
On Becoming Virtuous
In the Kitchen
Crimson Tide
The Tipping Point
The Company Man
Ellis Island
Women's Brains
On the Pleasures of Hating
The Courage of Turtles
How It Feels To Be Colored Me
Nowhere Man
On Seeing England for the First Time
Letter from Birmingham Jail
No Name Woman
A Bachelors Complaint
Coming Home Again
The Gettysburg Address
The Morals of the Prince
On Being a Cripple
The Way to Rainy Mountain
Of Smells
Shooting an Elephant
The Seam of the Snail
The Spider and the Wasp
Under the Influence
The Masked Marvel's Last Toehold
A Womans Beauty: Put-Down or Power Source?
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
Black Men and Public Space
A Modest Proposal
Mother Tongue
University Days
Aren't I a Woman?
Beauty: When the Other Dancer is the Self
Once More to the Lake
A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Writing and Reading
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