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7.12 Essayism

Imagine a type of writing so hard to define its very name means a trial, effort or attempt. An ancient form with an eye on the future, a genre poised between tradition and experiment. The essay wants above all to wander, but also to arrive at symmetry and wholeness; it nurses competing urges to integrity and disarray, perfection and fragmentation, confession and invention. How to write about essays and essayists while staying true to these contradictions? ESSAYISM… (more)

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Publisher: Fitzcarraldo Editions (June 07, 2017)

Collection: Fitzcarraldo Editions

Format: EPUB

Page count: 152 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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