The Resource The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals) : Rediscovering the Essay, Graham Good, (electronic resource)

The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals) : Rediscovering the Essay, Graham Good, (electronic resource)

Label
The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals) : Rediscovering the Essay
Title
The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals)
Title remainder
Rediscovering the Essay
Statement of responsibility
Graham Good
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1988, this title is a study of the essay as a literary genre, not just in terms of its general intellectual and literary history, but as an exploration of the creative possibilities of the form. The rise of the essay is discussed in relation to the rise of the novel and the emergence of empiricism in science, but the main focus of Graham Good's study is on the inner workings of the essay itself. Drawing on criticism by Adorno and Lukacs, Graham Good presents the genre as an expression of individualism, freed from tradition and authority, in which the self constructs itsel
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 824
  • 824.009
Index
index present
LC call number
PR921 .G66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
The Observing Self (Routledge Revivals) : Rediscovering the Essay, Graham Good, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 The essay as genre; 2 Montaigne: the growth of experience; 3 Bacon: ramifications of counsel; 4 Johnson: the correction of error; 5 Hazlitt: ventures of the self; 6 Henry James: patterns of art and life; 7 Virginia Woolf: angles of vision; 8 T.S. Eliot: the process of refinement; 9 George Orwell: myth and counter-myth; 10 The essay and criticism; Reference list; Bibliographical notes; Index
Control code
ocn886110977
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781138794832
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34632955
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)886110977
  • ebl131763778X

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