Books in category Literary Collections – Essays

  • Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers

    Twentysomething Essays by Twentysomething Writers
    Matt Kellogg, Jillian Quint

    In this collection, a young father works the late-night shift at Wendy’s, learning the finer points of status, teamwork, and french fries. An artist’s nude model explains why she’s happy to be viewed as an object.

  • Confesiones de un joven novelista

    Confesiones de un joven novelista
    Umberto Eco

    Unas sabrosas reflexiones del gran Umberto Eco sobre el oficio de escribir. Empecemos por el título: ¿por qué Confesiones de un joven novelista si el eximio profesor está a punto de cumplir los ochenta años?

  • The Inside Light

    “The Inside Light”
    Deborah G. Plant

    The book also focuses on aspects of Hurston's life and work that remain controversial, including her stance on desegregation, her relationships with Charlotte Mason, Langston Hughes, and Richard Wright, and the veracity of her autobiography …

  • Our Place in the Sun

    Our Place in the Sun
    Robert Anthony Wright, Lana Wylie

    The essays in this volume reflect upon the past but also explore the internal issues and external forces that will continue to influence the Canada-Cuba association in the years to come.

  • Hildegard of Bingen

    Hildegard of Bingen
    Maud Burnett McInerney

    This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.

  • Language Machines

    Language Machines
    Jeffrey Masten

    In these essays new technologies do not simply replace, but rather draw upon, absorb, displace and resituate earlier technologies. Language is now and always has been produced by a variety of machines.

  • Essays

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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  • Complete Letters

    Complete Letters
    Pliny the Younger

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  • True Stories

    True Stories
    Helen Garner

    In this extraordinary collection of non-fiction stories, Helen Garner visits the morgue and goes cruising on a Russian ship. She watches women giving birth and gets the sack for teaching her students about sex.

  • The Subjection of Women

    The Subjection of Women
    John Stuart Mill

    This landmark in the struggle for human rights, written by the great English philosopher, argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women.

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