Encyclopedia of the Essay

Encyclopedia of the Essay

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This groundbreaking new source of international scope defines the essay as nonfictional prose texts of between one and 50 pages in length. The more than 500 entries by 275 contributors include entries on nationalities, various categories of essays such as generic (such as sermons, aphorisms), individual major works, notable writers, and periodicals that created a market for essays, and particularly famous or significant essays. The preface details the historical development of the essay, and the alphabetically arranged entries usually include biographical sketch, nationality, era, selected writings list, additional readings, and anthologiesThe earliest examples of the essay film can be found in cinema produced many years before Astruc coined the term and formulated ... Most of these early film essays - such as Walter Ruttmanna#39;s Berlin: Symphonie einer Grossstadt (1927; Berlin: ... in fact censored) ideological agenda (anticolonialism) was conceived and received as a major illustration of what an essay ... This medium-length film offered remarkable photography of African art, a dislocated narrative, a mixture of fact andanbsp;...


Title:Encyclopedia of the Essay
Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-10-12
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