The Contemporary American Essay

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$18.00  $16.56
Publisher
Anchor Books
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Pages
640
Dimensions
5.1 X 8.0 X 1.2 inches | 0.97 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780525567325
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About the Author

PHILLIP LOPATE is the author of To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction and four essay collections, Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre, Portrait of My Body, and Portrait Inside My Head. He is the editor of the anthologies The Glorious American Essay, The Golden Age of the American Essay, The Art of the Personal Essay, Writing New York, and American Movie Critics. He was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, a New York Public Library Center for Scholars and Writers Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts grants, and two New York Foundation for the Arts grants. He is a professor of writing at Columbia University's nonfiction MFA program and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Reviews

"What's marvelous is the way Lopate's anthologies . . . manage to be not only comprehensive monuments of deep expertise, but such continuously fresh and thrilling reading companions." --Jonathan Lethem, author of The Feral Detective

"Phillip Lopate is one of the most brilliant and original essayists now working." --Louise Glück, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature
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