The Best American Essays 1995 (Best American Essays) by Jamaica Kincaid

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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.4/4(27).

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Foreword / Robert Atwan --Introduction / Jamaica Kincaid --Homage to Marcus Aurelius / Joseph Brodsky --Eros at Sea / Joel Agee --Dying: An Update / Harold Brodkey --When Negative Meets Positive / Dudley Clendinen --Burl's / Bernard Cooper --Gots Is What You Got.

For this special edition, [the editor] has chosen thirty-five essays from the popular Best American Essays series. The selections are arranged thematically, with alternative tables of contents for flexibility, and are accompanied by headnotes and writing assignments.-Back cover.

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