Essayists on the Essay available from UI Press
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Essayists on the Essay: Montaigne to Our Time, edited by Carl H. Klaus and Ned Stuckey-French, is now available from the University of Iowa Press.
The first historically and internationally comprehensive collection of its kind, Essayists on the Essay is a richly varied sourcebook for anyone interested in the theory, practice, and art of the essay.
It includes a selection of 50 pieces by American, Canadian, English, European, and South American essayists from Montaigne to the present -- many of which have not previously been anthologized or translated -- as well as a detailed bibliographical and thematic guide to hundreds of additional works about the essay.
Klaus, founding director of the UI Nonfiction Writing Program, is a diarist, essayist, and author of several textbooks on writing. Stuckey-French, a UI alumnus who teaches at Florida State is the author of The American Essay in the American Century and book-review editor for Fourth Genre: Explorations in Nonfiction.
The book is available at bookstores or from the UI Press, 800-621-2736 or www.uiowapress.org. Customers in Europe, the Middle East or Africa may order from Eurospan Group at www.eurospanbookstore.com.