7 edition of The Best American Essays 2000 (The Best American Series) found in the catalog.
October 26, 2000
by Houghton Mifflin
Written in English
|Contributions||Robert Atwan (Editor), Alan Lightman (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
Along with Robert Atwan, who has overseen the acclaimed BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS series since its inception in , Oates has chosen a list of works that are both intimate and important, essays that take on subjects of profound and universal significance while retaining the power and spirit of a personal address. National Book Award RABIH ALAMEDDINE's "An Unnecessary Woman was a finalist for the National Book Award " - The Best American Essays , p. ; Prix Femina Étranger RABIH ALAMEDDINE was "the winner of the prestigious Prix Femina Étranger." - The Best American Essays , p. Lambda Literary Award. RABIH ALAMEDDINE's "novel, The .
A collection of twenty-six essays by American authors, chosen by guest editor Kathleen Norris as the best to be published in , including selections by . JOYCE CAROL OATES is the recipient of the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction and the winner of the National Book Award. Among her major works are We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, and The Falls. ROBERT ATWAN has been the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in He has edited numerous literary anthologies and /5(3).
The Best American Essays of the Century is edited by novelist, essayist, critic, poet, playwright and teacher Joyce Carol Oates. The coeditor is Robert Atwan, who founded the Best American Essay series in Within this anthology are fifty-five essays on a wide variety of topics, ranging from the personal to the political.5/5(1). Already a best-selling addition to the series, this year’s Best American Travel Writing is a far-flung collection chosen by travel writer extraordinaire Paul Theroux, who has selected pieces about “the spell in the wilderness, the letter home from foreign parts, the dangerous adventure, the sentimental journey, the exposé, the shocking revelation, the Pages:
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The Best American Essays features the usual forays into memory (Fred D'Aguiar on his family), travelogue (Mary Gordon on Rome), and identity (Geeta Kothari on learning to eat like an American).
But this guest editor has a marked fondness for essays that make the reader engage with ethical or philosophical problems/5(8).
out of 5 stars Best American Essays (in ) Reviewed in the United States on Septem This is my second volume from the Best American "Essay" series/5. The Best American Essays book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Best-selling author Alan Lightman selects the year’s f /5.
Buy Best American Essays by Alan Lightman (Editor), Robert Atwan (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). Get this from a library. The best American essays [Alan P Lightman; Robert Atwan; André Aciman; Wendell Berry; Ian Buruma; Fred D'Aguiar; Edwidge Danticat; William H Gass; Mary Gordon; Edward Hoagland; Jamaica Kincaid; Geeta Kothari; Richard The resurrectionist McCann; Cynthia Ozick; Scott R Sanders; Lynne Sharon Schwartz; Peter Singer; Floyd Skloot; Mark.
The Best American Series is an annually-published collection of books, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, each of which features a different genre or book selects from works published in North America during the previous year, selected by a guest editor who is an established writer within the given field.
This series, the original, should not be confused with. Oates did a solid job of selecting not only the best essays, but also essays from a wide breadth of American life. Plenty of women, plenty of writers of color, articles on war, articles on poverty, articles on immigration, articles on culture, articles on science, articles on the environment, and all while staying pretty geographically diverse/5.
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Best American Essays: College Edition by Robert Atwan (, Book, Other) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Foreword / by Robert Atwan --Introduction / by Joyce Carol Oates --Corn-pone opinions / Mark Twain --Of the coming of John / W.E.B.
Du Bois --Law of acceleration / Henry Adams --Stickeen / John Muir --Moral equivalent of war / William. Click to read more about The Best American Essays by Alan Lightman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(2).
The Best American Essays is a yearly anthology of magazine articles published in the United States. It was started in and is now part of The Best American Series published by Houghton es are chosen using the same procedure with other titles in the Best American series; the series editor chooses about article candidates, from which the guest.
Best American Essays by Alan Lightman available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. Best-selling author Alan Lightman selects the years finest nonfiction as this acclaimed series. Best-selling author Alan Lightman selects the year's finest nonfiction as this acclaimed series celebrates its fifteenth year.
He has chosen a diverse, very personal collection that celebrates the essay as an independent genre unlike any other. This year's pieces embrace stylistic freedom and strong opinions and afford the reader a fascinating view of the writer's mind as it struggles with.
Book Review: 'The Best American Essays of the Century' By Megan Harlan Updated Septem at AM EDT. The Best American Essays by Alan Lightman: The Best American Essays by Kathleen Norris: The Best American Essays by Stephen Jay Gould: Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion.
The Best American Essays book series by multiple authors includes books The Best American EssaysThe Best American EssaysThe Best American Essaysand several more. See the complete Best American Essays series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
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edition, in EnglishPages: The Best American Essays by Robert Atwan (Editor), Alan Lightman (Editor) starting at $ The Best American Essays has 1 available editions to. The 15th edition of this always-strong annual collection features essays that range in subject and tone from philosophical to poetic, guest-edited by Lightman (The Diagnosis, p.
etc.). Contributors to the book [Best American Essays ] read from their essays. Mr. Atwan moderated the readings. The series has been published since The event was held at .THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS OF THE CENTURY User Review - Kirkus. An eclectic anthology of 55 essays chosen by Oates (Blonde, p.
11, etc.) comprising a generous selection of less known but deserving work from mostly big-name writers. The collection is intended to 4/5(1).American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library.
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