The Resource The best American essays 2016, (electronic resource)

The best American essays 2016, (electronic resource)

Label
The best American essays 2016
Title
The best American essays 2016
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A true essay is "something hazarded, not definitive, not authoritative; something ventured on the basis of the author's personal experience and subjectivity," writes guest editor Jonathan Franzen in his introduction. However, his main criterion for selecting The Best American Essays 2016 was, in a word, risk. Whether the risks involved championing an unpopular opinion, the possibility of ruining a professional career, or irrevocably offending family, for Franzen, "the writer has to be like the firefighter, whose job, while everyone else is fleeing the flames, is to run straight into them."The Best American Essays 2016 includes ALEXANDER CHEE, PAUL CRENSHAW, JAQUIRA D¿AZ, LAURA KIPNIS, AMITAVA KUMAR, SEBASTIAN JUNGER,JOYCE CAROL OATES, OLIVER SACKS, THOMAS CHATTERTON WILLIAMS and others JONATHAN FRANZEN, guest editor, is the author of five novels, most recently Purity, and five works of nonfiction and translation, including Farther Away and The Kraus Project. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the German Akademie der K¿nste, and the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. ROBERT ATWAN, the series editor of The Best American Essays since its inception in 1986, has published on a wide variety of subjects, from American advertising and early photography to ancient divination and Shakespeare. His criticism, essays, humor, poetry, and fiction have appeared in numerous periodicals nationwide
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
814/.608
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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The best American series
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  • American essays
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Target audience
adult
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The best American essays 2016, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12016708
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544812178
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12016708
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12016708
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The best American essays 2016, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12016708
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544812178
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12016708
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12016708
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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