essays-anthologies books
  • Essays & Anthologies books
  • Talking God: Philosophers on Belief
    Views : 323
    Pages : 240

    by: Gary Gutting

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    Through interviews with twelve distinguished philosophers―including atheists, agnostics, and believers―Talking God works toward a philosophical understanding and evaluation of religion. Along the way, Gary Gutting and his inte ... more

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    2016-11-22

    ISBN-10: 0393352811

    ISBN-13: 9780393352818

    Language: English

  • A Literary Tour of Italy
    Views : 365
    Pages : 288

    by: Tim Parks

    Publisher: pAlma Books

    Book Description

    An acclaimed author of novels and short stories, Tim Parks--who was described in a recent review as one of the best living writers of English--has delighted audiences around the world with his finely observed writings on all aspects of Ita ... more

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    2016-11-29

    ISBN-10: 1846883911

    ISBN-13: 9781846883910

    Language: English

  • Naming Thy Name: Cross Talk in Shakespeare's Sonnets
    Views : 257
    Pages : 304

    by: Elaine Scarry

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    A fascinating case for the identity of Shakespeare’s beautiful young man

    SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS ARE indisputably the most enigmatic and enduring love poems written in English. They also may be the most often argued-over sequence of ... more

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    2016-11-29

    ISBN-10: 0374279934

    ISBN-13: 9780374279936

    Language: English

  • A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind
    Views : 432
    Pages : 576

    by: Siri Hustvedt

    Publisher: pSimon & Schuster

    Book Description

    A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved.

    Siri Hustvedt has alw ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1501141090

    ISBN-13: 9781501141096

    Language: English

  • Of All That Ends
    Views : 313
    Pages : 176

    by: Günter Grass Breon Mitchell the author

    Publisher: pHoughton Mifflin Harcourt

    Book Description

    The final work of the Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass—a witty and elegiac series of meditations on writing, growing old, the world

    In spite of the trials of old age, and with the end in sight, suddenly everything seems poss ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 054478538X

    ISBN-13: 9780544785380

    Language: English

  • The Way of the Writer: Reflections on the Art and Craft of Storytelling
    Views : 225
    Pages : 256

    by: Charles Johnson

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    From Charles Johnson—a National Book Award winner, Professor Emeritus at University of Washington, and one of America’s preeminent scholars on literature and race—comes an instructive, inspiring guide to the craft and art of writing.

    An ... more

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    2016-12-06

    ISBN-10: 1501147218

    ISBN-13: 9781501147210

    Language: English

  • Waveform: Twenty-First-Century Essays by Women
    Views : 339
    Pages : 288

    by: Marcia Aldrich

    Publisher: pUniversity of Georgia Press

    Book Description

    Waveform celebrates the role of women essayists in contemporary literature. Historically, women have been instrumental in moving the essay to center stage, and Waveform continues this rich tradition, further expanding the dynamic genre’s ... more

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    2016-12-15

    ISBN-10: 0820350214

    ISBN-13: 9780820350219

    Language: English