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The Penguin book of contemporary American essays, Maureen Howard, editor

Label
The Penguin book of contemporary American essays
Title
The Penguin book of contemporary American essays
Statement of responsibility
Maureen Howard, editor
Title variation
Contemporary American essays
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 26 essays by American writers of the postwar years
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS688
LC item number
.P44 1984
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Howard, Maureen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American essays
  • Essais américains
  • American essays
  • Essay
  • Anthologie
  • USA
Label
The Penguin book of contemporary American essays, Maureen Howard, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
505 0 Tyranny of the visual / Michael J. Arlen -- Afterthoughts on the Rosenbergs / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Pope John Paul II / Garry Wills -- Halloween party / Lillian Ross -- Flag / Russell Baker -- And now let's hear it for the Ed Sullivan Show! / Donald Barthelme -- Fifth Avenue, uptown: Letter from Harlem / James Baldwin -- Ninth Presidential paper-Totalitarianism / Norman Mailer -- Trotsky, Orwell, and Socialism / Dwight Macdonald -- How much due process if due a President? / Charles Rembar -- Artist and society / William Gass -- Golden Age, time past / Ralph Ellison -- Geography of the imagination / Guy Davenport -- Misnamed, mistreated, and misunderstood Irish Elk / Stephen Jay Gould -- Computers / Lewis Thomas -- Very like a whale / Robert Finch -- Hailing the Elusory Mountain Lion / Edward Hoagland -- Eclipse / John Updike -- Ahab and Nemesis / A.J. Liebling -- Sweet devouring / Eudora Welty -- Once a tramp, always / M.F.K. Fisher -- On keeping a notebook / Joan Didion -- Jean: Some fragments / Howard Moss -- My war / Paul Fussell -- Boston: Lost ideal / Elizabeth Hardwick -- St. Augustine and the bullfight / Katherine Anne Porter -- Notes on the contributors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 283 pages
Isbn
9780670239832
Lccn
84040265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10878732
  • (OCoLC)ocm10878732
Label
The Penguin book of contemporary American essays, Maureen Howard, editor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
505 0 Tyranny of the visual / Michael J. Arlen -- Afterthoughts on the Rosenbergs / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Pope John Paul II / Garry Wills -- Halloween party / Lillian Ross -- Flag / Russell Baker -- And now let's hear it for the Ed Sullivan Show! / Donald Barthelme -- Fifth Avenue, uptown: Letter from Harlem / James Baldwin -- Ninth Presidential paper-Totalitarianism / Norman Mailer -- Trotsky, Orwell, and Socialism / Dwight Macdonald -- How much due process if due a President? / Charles Rembar -- Artist and society / William Gass -- Golden Age, time past / Ralph Ellison -- Geography of the imagination / Guy Davenport -- Misnamed, mistreated, and misunderstood Irish Elk / Stephen Jay Gould -- Computers / Lewis Thomas -- Very like a whale / Robert Finch -- Hailing the Elusory Mountain Lion / Edward Hoagland -- Eclipse / John Updike -- Ahab and Nemesis / A.J. Liebling -- Sweet devouring / Eudora Welty -- Once a tramp, always / M.F.K. Fisher -- On keeping a notebook / Joan Didion -- Jean: Some fragments / Howard Moss -- My war / Paul Fussell -- Boston: Lost ideal / Elizabeth Hardwick -- St. Augustine and the bullfight / Katherine Anne Porter -- Notes on the contributors
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxix, 283 pages
Isbn
9780670239832
Lccn
84040265
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10878732
  • (OCoLC)ocm10878732

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