One hundred great essays 5th edition

The risk of this approach is that minorities in the US may be represented only by essays about being minorities, but the anthology includes minority voices on varied topics; the issue is handled far better here than in widely used textbooks such as Lopate's Art of the Personal Essay.

It provides a variety of models of great writing, many approaches to nonfiction writing, and food for thought and discussion across literature, journalism, popular science, and the humanities.

For writers it will be a valuable handbook of models.

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I think despite that major detail this collection is still a great find, because of the variety of essays. The risk of this approach is that minorities in the US may be represented only by essays about being minorities, but the anthology includes minority voices on varied topics; the issue is handled far better here than in widely used textbooks such as Lopate's Art of the Personal Essay. Each essay has a mini intro to the essays and background information on the author who wrote the essay. I'm not reading this straight through, but sampling essays periodically. After each essay there are 3 writing prompts that students can do, though not all of the particular prompts may suit your individual tastes or needs. For writers it will be a valuable handbook of models. General readers will enjoy it. It provides a variety of models of great writing, many approaches to nonfiction writing, and food for thought and discussion across literature, journalism, popular science, and the humanities. Article Details. No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.

General readers will enjoy it. I think despite that major detail this collection is still a great find, because of the variety of essays. Geivett is currently reading it Recommends it for: anyone who enjoys reading in the category of personal essays.

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Writers of diverse origins and times are included here, but the anthology is not intended to equally represent all eras and nations. I'm not reading this straight through, but sampling essays periodically.

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