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The best American essays 2014

John Jeremiah Sullivan

The best American essays 2014

by John Jeremiah Sullivan

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  • American essays

  • About the Edition

    Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2013 which were originally published in American periodicals.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan ; Robert Atwan, series editor
    SeriesThe best American series, Best American series
    ContributionsAubry, Timothy Richard, 1975-, Brenner, Wendy, Culver, John H., 1945-, Dombek, Kristin, Eggers, Dave, Gordon, Emily Fox, 1948-, Gordon, Mary, 1949-, Gornick, Vivian, Jackson, Lawrence, 1942-, Jamison, Leslie, 1983-, Levy, Ariel, 1974-, Lopez, Barry Holstun, 1945-, Offutt, Chris, 1958-, Smith, Zadie, Tallent, Elizabeth, 1954-, Tower, Wells, 1973-, Walker, Jerald, West, Paul, 1930-, Wood, James, 1965-, Wormser, Baron
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS688 .B47 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 233 pages
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889375M
    ISBN 100544309901
    ISBN 109780544309906
    OCLC/WorldCa891768392

    A collection of the year’s best essays selected by Robert Atwan and guest editor Rebecca Solnit. “Essays are restless literature, trying to find out how things fit together, how we can think about two things at once, how the personal and the public can inform each other, how two overtly dissimilar things share a secret kinship,” contends Rebecca Solnit in her introduction. From lost. A collection of the year’s best essays selected by Robert Atwan and guest editor Rebecca Solnit. “Essays are restless literature, trying to find out how things fit together, how we can think about two things at once, how the personal and the public can inform each other, how two overtly dissimilar things share a secret kinship,” contends Rebecca Solnit in her introduction.

    Before we get into the books, I wanted to ask you about essays generally. In your introduction to The Best American Essays of you have a rather nice phrase: “The essay is a classical form for short-winded Romantics.” What do you mean by that? What I mean is that in lots of ways essay writing is classical, in the sense that it works if it’s poised, elegant, compressed, composed. 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 was, in a word, risk. Whether the risks involved.

    The Best American Essays book. Read 37 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Best American series has been the premier annual 4/5. “The essay, like love, like life, is indefinable, but you know an essay when you see it, and you know a great one when you feel it, because it is concentrated life,” writes Hilton Als in his introduction. Expertly guided by Als’s instinct and intellect, The Best American Essays showcases great essays as well as irresistibly eclectic.


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