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The Best American Essays 1991 - Joyce Carol Oates
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1991, ISBN: 0899199283

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[EAN: 9780899199283], Gebraucht, sehr guter Zustand, [PU: Ticknor & Fields], Literary Collections|Essays, Fiction|Short Stories (single author), Selected by Oates ( Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart ) , th is year's best-essay picks offer up a mixture of blather, self- indulgent an d/or unfocused scribbling and incisive writing. Piquing our interest, Mario Vargas Llosa asks how it was possible for the powerful, sophisticated anci ent Mexicans and Peruvians to have succumbed to small bands of Spanish adve nturers and why the postcolonial republics of the Americas have failed to i mprove the lives of their Indian citizens. With avowed contempt for the whi te liberal intellectual's romance with Native American culture, Diana Hume George in a sterling piece describes her marriage to an illiterate, hard-dr inking, impoverished Indian eventually convicted of raping white women. Pre aching to the converted, Joy Williams blasts hunters and the "pogrom" promu lgated against wild animals. Marianna De Marco Torgovnick deciphers Bensonh urst Italian Americans; Margaret Atwood and John Updike focus on the female body; Gerald Early rambles on about how his wifei've stetted some/pk , a b lack, wants no part in closing down the Miss America competition now that b lack women are winning; Woody Allen confesses a crush on the biblical Lot's wife; and, visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum, Jane Tompkins wonders if "mus eums are a form of cannibalism made safe for polite society."

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Ticknor & Fields. 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Selected by Oates ( Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart ) , th is year's best-essay picks offer up a mixture of blather, self- indulgent an d/or unfocused scribbling and incisive writing. Piquing our interest, Mario Vargas Llosa asks how it was possible for the powerful, sophisticated anci ent Mexicans and Peruvians to have succumbed to small bands of Spanish adve nturers and why the postcolonial republics of the Americas have failed to i mprove the lives of their Indian citizens. With avowed contempt for the whi te liberal intellectual's romance with Native American culture, Diana Hume George in a sterling piece describes her marriage to an illiterate, hard-dr inking, impoverished Indian eventually convicted of raping white women. Pre aching to the converted, Joy Williams blasts hunters and the "pogrom" promu lgated against wild animals. Marianna De Marco Torgovnick deciphers Bensonh urst Italian Americans; Margaret Atwood and John Updike focus on the female body; Gerald Early rambles on about how his wifei've stetted some/pk , a b lack, wants no part in closing down the Miss America competition now that b lack women are winning; Woody Allen confesses a crush on the biblical Lot's wife; and, visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum, Jane Tompkins wonders if "mus eums are a form of cannibalism made safe for polite society.", Ticknor & Fields, 1991

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Ticknor & Fields. 1991. Paperback. Very Good. Selected by Oates ( Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart ) , th is year's best-essay picks offer up a mixture of blather, self- indulgent an d/or unfocused scribbling and incisive writing. Piquing our interest, Mario Vargas Llosa asks how it was possible for the powerful, sophisticated anci ent Mexicans and Peruvians to have succumbed to small bands of Spanish adve nturers and why the postcolonial republics of the Americas have failed to i mprove the lives of their Indian citizens. With avowed contempt for the whi te liberal intellectual's romance with Native American culture, Diana Hume George in a sterling piece describes her marriage to an illiterate, hard-dr inking, impoverished Indian eventually convicted of raping white women. Pre aching to the converted, Joy Williams blasts hunters and the "pogrom" promu lgated against wild animals. Marianna De Marco Torgovnick deciphers Bensonh urst Italian Americans; Margaret Atwood and John Updike focus on the female body; Gerald Early rambles on about how his wifei've stetted some/pk , a b lack, wants no part in closing down the Miss America competition now that b lack women are winning; Woody Allen confesses a crush on the biblical Lot's wife; and, visiting the Buffalo Bill Museum, Jane Tompkins wonders if "mus eums are a form of cannibalism made safe for polite society.", Ticknor & Fields, 1991

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THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1991. - Anthology, signed] Oates, Joyce Carol, editor (Amy Tan and Garrett Hongo, signed; Margaret Atwood, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Joy Williams and others, contributors.)
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1991, ISBN: 0899199283

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[EAN: 9780899199283], [PU: New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1991.], ANTHOLOGY, HAWAII, ASIAN, SIGNED 1ST ED -, SIGNED 1st ed - First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. SIGNED by TWO contributors: Amy Tan at her essay, 'Mother Tongue' and Garrett Hongo at "Kubota." Uncommon thus. The sixth in the series. In addition to the contributions by the writers shown above, some other selections are an essay on watching the Miss America pageant with his daughters by Gerald Early, questions of conquest by Mario Vargas Llosa, Counters and cable cars by Stephen Jay Gould and more. Introduction by Oates and brief biographies of the contributors. 279 pp. Very near fine.

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THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS 1991. - Anthology, signed] Gould, Stephen Jay, editor; Bernard Cooper, signed.
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[EAN: 9780899199283], [PU: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2002.], ANTHOLOGY, HAWAII, ASIAN, SIGNED 1ST ED -, SIGNED 1st ed - First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover. SIGNED by Bernard Cooper at his essay "Winner Take Nothing" about his relationship with his father after he won the Hemingway award. Includes contributions by Jacques Barzun, Sebastian Junger, Darryl Pinckney, Richard Price, Gore Vidal, Mario Vargas Llosa and others. Introduction by Gould and brief biographies of the contributors. 376 pp. Very near fine.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780899199283
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0899199283
Paperback
Publishing year: 1991
Publisher: Ticknor & Fields

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ISBN/EAN: 0899199283

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-89919-928-3, 978-0-89919-928-3


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