by Oxford University Press. He has published reviews and essays in a range of periodicals and edited many other literature anthologies. In the introduction, Robert Atwan offers an overview of various types of essays to prepare students for the readings that follow. About the Author : Since the inception of THE best american essays in 1986 as a trade book title, Robert Atwan has been series editor.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title. They also cover common rhetorical modes, including narration and argumentation, providing instructors optimal flexibility with respect to course approach. The essays are thematically arranged and selected from the popular trade series of the same name.
To further prepare students, "Essayists on the Essay" offers insightful commentaries about the genre from many of today's top writers. Softcover, iSBN 10: isbn 13:, publisher: Cengage Learning, 2013, tHE best american essays, Seventh College Edition, presents highly regarded contemporary authors at their best. Some very good stuff here - much less interesting than the "regular" annual, and stupidly expensive (exploiting that textbook market but the essays are ideal for undergraduates: short, from a range of voices, and connected to the issues that concern the 18yo set). Robert Atwan, the Best American Essays, College Edition. "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
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