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The Resource The book of twentieth-century essays, selected, with a foreword and notes by Ian Hamilton

The book of twentieth-century essays, selected, with a foreword and notes by Ian Hamilton

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The book of twentieth-century essays
Title
The book of twentieth-century essays
Statement of responsibility
selected, with a foreword and notes by Ian Hamilton
Title variation
Book of 20th-century essays
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
HBP
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
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1938-
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Hamilton, Ian
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  • English essays
  • American essays
  • Essays
Label
The book of twentieth-century essays, selected, with a foreword and notes by Ian Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Woman / G.K. Chesterton -- King Lear's daughter / Maurice Baring -- The Somme still flows / Edmund Blunden -- How it strikes a contemporary / Virginia Woolf -- Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot -- Laughter / Max Beerbohm -- Why the novel matters / D.H. Lawrence -- Literary booms / Desmond MacCarthy -- Sermons in cats / Aldous Huxley -- About bathrooms / A.P. Herbert -- The sad story of Dr. Colbatch / Lytton Strachey -- Reflections on journalism / H.L. Mencken -- The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The secret life of James Thurber / James Thurber -- Memory / Martha Gellhorn -- The head of a leader / Christopher Isherwood -- England your England / George Orwell -- The guilty vicarage / W.H. Auden -- My confession / Mary McCarthy -- Mass civilization and miniority culture / F.R. Leavis -- The little store / Eudora Welty -- The lost childhood / Graham Greene -- My war / Paul Fussell -- Philoctetes: the wound and the bow / Edmund Wilson -- The concentration camps / Hannah Arendt -- An American in London / Cyril Connolly -- The obscurity of the poet / Randall Jarrell
  • In the middle of the journey / V.S. Naipaul -- The ring of time / E.B. White -- Time of arrival / Dan Jacobson -- The English aristocracy / Nancy Mitford -- Notes of a native son / James Baldwin -- The white Negro / Norman Mailer -- Return trip to nirvana / Arthur Koestler -- The holy family / Gore Vidal -- The Oswald family / Elizabeth Hardwick -- These radical chic evenings / Tom Wolfe -- My baseball years / Philip Roth -- The pleasure principle / Philip Larkin -- Why are you telling me all this? / Kingsley Amis -- Goodbye to all that / Joan Didion -- The bankrupt man / John Updike -- Risk / A. Alvarez -- Living on capital / Jonathan Raban -- Are you distraining me? / Karl Miller -- Down with dons / John Carey -- Phantom of the opera: the Republicans in 1988 / Martin Amis -- On not knowing the half of it: my Jewish self / Christopher Hitchens -- Mrs Thatcher remembers / Julian Barnes
Control code
ocm44967465
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Fromm international ed.
Extent
xv, 554 p.
Isbn
9780880642514
System control number
(Sirsi) ACW-9626
Label
The book of twentieth-century essays, selected, with a foreword and notes by Ian Hamilton
Publication
Contents
  • Woman / G.K. Chesterton -- King Lear's daughter / Maurice Baring -- The Somme still flows / Edmund Blunden -- How it strikes a contemporary / Virginia Woolf -- Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot -- Laughter / Max Beerbohm -- Why the novel matters / D.H. Lawrence -- Literary booms / Desmond MacCarthy -- Sermons in cats / Aldous Huxley -- About bathrooms / A.P. Herbert -- The sad story of Dr. Colbatch / Lytton Strachey -- Reflections on journalism / H.L. Mencken -- The crack-up / F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The secret life of James Thurber / James Thurber -- Memory / Martha Gellhorn -- The head of a leader / Christopher Isherwood -- England your England / George Orwell -- The guilty vicarage / W.H. Auden -- My confession / Mary McCarthy -- Mass civilization and miniority culture / F.R. Leavis -- The little store / Eudora Welty -- The lost childhood / Graham Greene -- My war / Paul Fussell -- Philoctetes: the wound and the bow / Edmund Wilson -- The concentration camps / Hannah Arendt -- An American in London / Cyril Connolly -- The obscurity of the poet / Randall Jarrell
  • In the middle of the journey / V.S. Naipaul -- The ring of time / E.B. White -- Time of arrival / Dan Jacobson -- The English aristocracy / Nancy Mitford -- Notes of a native son / James Baldwin -- The white Negro / Norman Mailer -- Return trip to nirvana / Arthur Koestler -- The holy family / Gore Vidal -- The Oswald family / Elizabeth Hardwick -- These radical chic evenings / Tom Wolfe -- My baseball years / Philip Roth -- The pleasure principle / Philip Larkin -- Why are you telling me all this? / Kingsley Amis -- Goodbye to all that / Joan Didion -- The bankrupt man / John Updike -- Risk / A. Alvarez -- Living on capital / Jonathan Raban -- Are you distraining me? / Karl Miller -- Down with dons / John Carey -- Phantom of the opera: the Republicans in 1988 / Martin Amis -- On not knowing the half of it: my Jewish self / Christopher Hitchens -- Mrs Thatcher remembers / Julian Barnes
Control code
ocm44967465
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Fromm international ed.
Extent
xv, 554 p.
Isbn
9780880642514
System control number
(Sirsi) ACW-9626

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