William Smart Eight Modern Essayists

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Translated by Edward Dacres, a prominent translator of Machiavelli's works. Find out more »Price: £4,500.00A fascinating seventeenth century work mostly by Sir Francis Bacon. Find out more »Price: £450.00An instructional guide to seventeenth century society.

Her prose is perfectly self-conscious, sharp and crystal clear, she is witty and definitely smarter than you. , a years-long conversation between D’Agata and his fact checker about the very nature of essay-writing.

The book must itself, of course, be a semi-fiction, proving its own point, in a way — but that just makes the whole thing all the more interesting.

Though her essays are no intellectual slog, they will make you smile, commiserate, and perhaps enjoy your day just a little bit more.

Price: £3,250.00 Niccolo Machiavelli's political history work Discourses on Livy. (ESTC R17340) This work begins with the titular work. Find out more »Price: £2,275.00An important collection of posthumously published essays by Sir Francis Bacon., has had everyone raving since it hit shelves in October — and with good reason.With exacting, witty prose, Sullivan tackles pop culture and history with equal ability, writing about everything from alumni to Christian rock festivals in the Ozarks to Constantine Rafinesque, a nineteenth-century genius struggling for a foothold. We’ve been excited about this book for a while now, so if you’ve been reading our books coverage with any regularity you probably already know we think it’s something worth picking up.Great as it is, Robinson’s collection only whet our appetites for more essays by contemporary writers, so in case it does the same for you, we’ve put together a list of contemporary essayists we think everyone should be reading right now (or, you know, whenever you finish watching ).The first edition of this work which previously circulated in manuscript...Find out more »Price: £150.00 A fascinating pamphlet used as an attack on William Pulteney and Henry St.From the king of the contemporary essay, that’s a ringing endorsement.Not that she really needs it, however — Ozick has no less than seven essay collections to her name, alongside a host of novels and short fiction, and writes on almost every subject, though she tends to favor the Jewish American lens.With a portrait frontispiece to volume I and a red and black title page to all volumes.With Memoires Pour Servis Aux Essais de Michel Deigneur de Montagne bound to the rear...


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