The Best American Essays
ISBN 10: 1439083878 / 1-4390-8387-8
ISBN 13: 9781439083871
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication Date: 2010
Editorial Reviews for this title:
THE BEST AMERICAN ESSAYS, Sixth College Edition, presents highly regarded contemporary authors at their best. The essays are thematically arranged and selected from the popular trade series of the same name. They also cover common rhetorical modes, including narration and argumentation, providing instructors optimal flexibility with respect to course approach. In the introduction, Robert Atwan offers an overview of various types of essays to prepare students for the readings that follow. To further prepare students, "Essayists on the Essay" offers insightful commentaries about the genre from many of today's top writers.
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