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The lost origins of the essay, edited and introduced by John D'Agata

Label
The lost origins of the essay
Title
The lost origins of the essay
Statement of responsibility
edited and introduced by John D'Agata
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Enhanced by a exploration of nonfiction writing as an art form and the early roots of the essay, a collection of nonfiction essays features seminal works by such writers as Theophrastus of Eressos, Francis Bacon, and Dino Campana
Cataloging source
JAI
Dewey number
808.84
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6141
LC item number
.L67 2009
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
D'Agata, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essays
  • Essays
  • Essays
Label
The lost origins of the essay, edited and introduced by John D'Agata
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Second volume in a three-part series of anthologies exploring the history of innovative essays ... from Graywolf Press"--P. 3 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The list of Ziusudra / Ziusudra of Sumer -- Dialogue of pessimism / Ennatum of Akkad -- I have looked diligently at my own mind / Heraclitus of Ephesus -- These are them / Theophrastus of Eressos -- Some information about the Spartans / Mestrius Plutarch -- Sick / Lucius Seneca -- Questions and answers / Azwinaki Tshipala -- The biography of Mr. Five-Willows / T'ao Ch'ien -- Is there a God? / Li Tsung-Yuan -- Miscellany / Li Shang-yin -- The pillow book / Sei Shōnagon -- In all things I yearn for the past / Yoshida Kenkō -- My journey up the mountain / Francesco Petrarch -- Definitions of earthly things / Bernardino de Sahagún -- On some verses of Virgil / Michel de Montaigne -- Antitheses of things / Francis Bacon -- Hydriotaphia, urn burial ; or, A discourse of the sepulchral urns lately found in Norfolk / Thomas Browne -- Narrow road to the interior / Matsuo Bashō -- A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden to their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public / Jonathan Swift -- My cat Jeoffry / Christopher Smart -- The marriage of heaven and hell / William Blake -- The English mail-coach / Thomas De Qunicey -- Ondine / Aloysius Bertrand -- Be drunk / Charles Baudelaire -- A season in hell / Arthur Rimbaud -- A throw of the dice will never abolish chance / Stéphane Mallarmé -- The I-singer of universong / Velimir Khlebinikov -- The night / Dino Campana -- Anabasis / Saint-John Perse -- Eighteen seconds / Antonin Artaud -- Metaphysics has always struck me as a prolonged form of latent insanity / Fernando Pessoa -- The death of the moth / Virginia Woolf -- Conversation in the mountains / Paul Celan -- The pebble / Francis Ponge -- Dread of one single end / Edmond Jabès -- Tisanes / Ana Hatherly -- Before sleep / Octavio Paz -- Fires / Marguerite Yourcenar -- Tlön, Uqbar, orbis tertius / Jorge Luis Borges -- The instruction manual / Julio Cortázar -- The egg and the chicken / Clarice Lispector -- Egypt / Michel Butor -- He and I / Natalia Ginzburg -- Trench Town rock / Kamau Braithwaite -- Suggestions for running amok / Peter Handke -- The Atlantic man / Marguerite Duras -- Afar a bird / Samuel Beckett -- Seven walks / Lisa Robertson -- What reconciles me / John Berger
Control code
ocn429280254
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
695 p.
Isbn
9781555975326
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008941982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o429280254
  • (OCoLC)429280254
Label
The lost origins of the essay, edited and introduced by John D'Agata
Publication
Note
"Second volume in a three-part series of anthologies exploring the history of innovative essays ... from Graywolf Press"--P. 3 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The list of Ziusudra / Ziusudra of Sumer -- Dialogue of pessimism / Ennatum of Akkad -- I have looked diligently at my own mind / Heraclitus of Ephesus -- These are them / Theophrastus of Eressos -- Some information about the Spartans / Mestrius Plutarch -- Sick / Lucius Seneca -- Questions and answers / Azwinaki Tshipala -- The biography of Mr. Five-Willows / T'ao Ch'ien -- Is there a God? / Li Tsung-Yuan -- Miscellany / Li Shang-yin -- The pillow book / Sei Shōnagon -- In all things I yearn for the past / Yoshida Kenkō -- My journey up the mountain / Francesco Petrarch -- Definitions of earthly things / Bernardino de Sahagún -- On some verses of Virgil / Michel de Montaigne -- Antitheses of things / Francis Bacon -- Hydriotaphia, urn burial ; or, A discourse of the sepulchral urns lately found in Norfolk / Thomas Browne -- Narrow road to the interior / Matsuo Bashō -- A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people in Ireland from being a burden to their parents or country, and for making them beneficial to the public / Jonathan Swift -- My cat Jeoffry / Christopher Smart -- The marriage of heaven and hell / William Blake -- The English mail-coach / Thomas De Qunicey -- Ondine / Aloysius Bertrand -- Be drunk / Charles Baudelaire -- A season in hell / Arthur Rimbaud -- A throw of the dice will never abolish chance / Stéphane Mallarmé -- The I-singer of universong / Velimir Khlebinikov -- The night / Dino Campana -- Anabasis / Saint-John Perse -- Eighteen seconds / Antonin Artaud -- Metaphysics has always struck me as a prolonged form of latent insanity / Fernando Pessoa -- The death of the moth / Virginia Woolf -- Conversation in the mountains / Paul Celan -- The pebble / Francis Ponge -- Dread of one single end / Edmond Jabès -- Tisanes / Ana Hatherly -- Before sleep / Octavio Paz -- Fires / Marguerite Yourcenar -- Tlön, Uqbar, orbis tertius / Jorge Luis Borges -- The instruction manual / Julio Cortázar -- The egg and the chicken / Clarice Lispector -- Egypt / Michel Butor -- He and I / Natalia Ginzburg -- Trench Town rock / Kamau Braithwaite -- Suggestions for running amok / Peter Handke -- The Atlantic man / Marguerite Duras -- Afar a bird / Samuel Beckett -- Seven walks / Lisa Robertson -- What reconciles me / John Berger
Control code
ocn429280254
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
695 p.
Isbn
9781555975326
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008941982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o429280254
  • (OCoLC)429280254

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