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A literary education, Joseph Epstein

Label
A literary education
Title
A literary education
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Epstein
Title variation
Literary education and other essays
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of 38 essays on a variety of topics, which are "not united by the biographical or any other theme but instead [cover] the range of [Epstein's] interests and preoccupations as an essayist over a writing career that spans more than fifty years: education, language, the arts, magazines, intellectuals, the culture"--Dust jacket flap
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3555.P6527
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
A literary education, Joseph Epstein
Label
A literary education, Joseph Epstein
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: A literary education. A literary education: on being well-versed in literature (2008) -- Part two: Memoir. Coming of age in Chicago (1969) ; Memoirs of a fraternity man (1971) ; My 1950s (1993) ; A virtucrat remembers (1988) ; A toddlin' town (2009) ; Old age and other laughs (2012) -- Part three: The culture. The kindergarchy: every child a dauphin (2008) ; Prozac, with knife (2000) ; You may be beautiful, but you gonna die some day (2011) ; Whose country 'tis of thee? (2011) ; Stand-up guys (2003) ; You could die laughing: are Jewish jokes a humorous subject? ; Duh, bor-ing (2011) ; Nostalgie de le boeuf (2010) ; The symphony of a lifetime (2010) -- Part four: The arts. What to do about the arts (1995) ; Who killed poetry? (1988) ; Culture and capitalism (1993) ; Educated by novels (1989) -- Part five: Education. A case of academic freedom (1986) ; The academic zoo: theory, in practice (1991) ; Lower education (2011) ; English as it's taught (2011) ; The death of the liberal arts (2012) -- Part six: Language. My fair language (2012) ; Heavy sentences (2011) ; The personal essay: a form of discovery (2012) -- Part seven: Magazines. New Leader days: can you have a political magazine without politics? (2006) ; Commentary (2010) ; The New York Review of Books (1993) ; The TLS (2001) ; There at the New Yorker (2011) -- Part eight: Intellectuals. Leo Lerman (2007) ; Walter Cronkite (2012) ; Paul Goodman in retrospect (1978) ; Saul Steinberg (2013) ; Hilton Kramer (2012)
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
xii, 537 pages
Isbn
9781604190786
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013044959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868147296
  • 1244737
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  • 1244737

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