On the Familiar Essay: Challenging Academic Orthodoxies

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Palgrave Macmillan, Oct 15, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 204 pages
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Rooted in close reading of texts, including the essays of E.B. White, this comprehensive assessment of the oft-slighted subform of the literary essay situates the familiar at the heart of the essay as form.

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G. DOUGLAS ATKINS is Professor of English at the University of Kansas, USA, winner of several awards for distinguished teaching, and the author of more than a dozen books books, including Estranging the Familiar (a Choice Outstanding Academic Book of the Year).

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