The Contemporary Essay


This flexible, alphabetically arranged reader offers 50 outstanding essays by 50 outstanding essayists -- all written within the last few decades and all representing, in Hall's estimation, "the best work of our own literary moment." Each essay is accompanied by a headnote and an afterward by Hall.

The Contemporary Essay 1994, Bedford Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780312101381

3rd edition

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The Contemporary Essay 1989, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312003463

2nd edition

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The Contemporary Essay 1984, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312166670

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