The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick download free [PDF and Ebook] by Darryl Pinckney

The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick download free [PDF and Ebook] by Darryl Pinckney year 2017
  • Book name: The Collected Essays of Elizabeth Hardwick
  • Author: Darryl Pinckney
  • Release date: 2017/1/21
  • Publisher: THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS, INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781681371542
  • Rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Votes: 269
  • Review by: Kaia Southerland
  • Review rating: 9.66 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Total pages: 640
  • Includes a PDF summary of 54 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The first-ever collection of essays from across Elizabeth Hardwick's illustrious writing career, including works not seen in print for decades. A New York Times Notable Book of 2017 Elizabeth Hardwick wrote during the golden age of the American literary essay. For Hardwick, the essay was an imaginative endeavor, a serious form, criticism worthy of the literature in question. In the essays collected here she covers civil rights demonstrations in the 1960s, describes places where she lived and locations she visited, and writes about the foundations of American literature-Melville, James, Wharton-and the changes in American fiction, though her reading is wide and international. She contemplates writers' lives-women writers, rebels, Americans abroad-and the literary afterlife of biographies, letters, and diaries. Selected and with an introduction by Darryl Pinckney, the Collected Essays gathers more than fifty essays for a fifty-year retrospective of Hardwick's work from 1953 to 2003. 'For Hardwick,' writes Pinckney, 'the poetry and novels of America hold the nation's history.' Here is an exhilarating chronicle of that history.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 34H39M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Anthologies (non-poetry), Literary Essays
  • Available formats: PDF, PDB, DOC, EPUB, PRC, PPTX, TXT, WORD. Compressed in ZIP, ARJ, DMG, RAR, TAR.BZ, CBC, TBZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 23.15 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x203x34mm
  • Weight: 634g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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