The Outlaw Bible of American Essays

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Alan Kaufman
Thunder's Mouth Press, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 343 pages
10 Reviews
Like its highly acclaimed companions, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and The Outlaw Bible of American Literature, this edition is a prime for generational revolt and an enduring document of the visionary tradition of authenticity and nonconformity in American lives and letters. A raucous eruption of language and a showcase for the best essayists of our time, The Outlaw Bible of American Essays chronicles American history and measures the boundlessness of dissident thought.

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Review: The Outlaw Bible of American Essays

User Review  - Blaine Morrow - Goodreads

This is a mixed bag of dissident and revolutionary essays, some which show their age and some which will be interesting because they expose thoughts and injustices that are not covered in popular ... Read full review

Review: The Outlaw Bible of American Essays

User Review  - Dea G. - Goodreads

Alan Kaufman likes the 60s and 70s a little bit too much, but he also likes good, trangressive writing. Literary nonfiction is hard to come by, and this volume offers essays on everything from poet da ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Alan Kaufman edited the two previous Outlaw Bible editions, Literature and Poetry. He is also editor of Davka: Jewish Cultural Revolution, and author of The New Generation: Fiction for Our Time from America's Writing Programs and Jew Boy. He lives in San Francisco, California.

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