The Pushcart Book of Essays

The Best Essays From A Quarter-century of The Pushcart Prize

Book - 2002
The Pushcart Book of Essays
FROM THE BEGINNING IN 1976, well before the current plethora of essay anthologies, the editors of The Pushcart Prize recognized and celebrated the essay. This monumental collection selects opinions and reflections on much of the social, literary, and political history of recent decades from authors including Andre Dubus, Thomas Lynch, Charles Simic, Louise Erdrich, Philip Lopate, Donald Barthelme, Seamus Heaney, William Kittredge, Naomi Shihab Nye, Philip Levine, and many more.

Publisher: Wainscott, NY : Pushcart Press ; New York : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., c2002
ISBN: 1888889241
Branch Call Number: 824.08 P987 2002
Characteristics: 463 p. :,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Brandt, Anthony
Pushcart Press


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"In celebration of the first 25 years of the Pushcart Prize, Brandt, essays editor since 1986, presents 35 glorious works, ranging from literary critiques, including Robert Hass on Wallace Stevens and Seamus Heaney on Polish poet Zbigniew Herbert, to explorations of political or social consc... Read More »

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