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The Resource Except when I write : reflections of a recovering critic, Arthur Krystal, (electronic resource)

Except when I write : reflections of a recovering critic, Arthur Krystal, (electronic resource)

Label
Except when I write : reflections of a recovering critic
Title
Except when I write
Title remainder
reflections of a recovering critic
Statement of responsibility
Arthur Krystal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"I never think except when I sit down to write."--Attributed to Montaigne by Edgar Allan Poe From Montaigne in the sixteenth century to Orwell, Eliot, and Trilling in the twentieth, the best literary essayists combine a gift for observation with an abiding commitment to books. Although it may seem that books are becoming less essential and that a revolution in sensibility is taking place, the essays of Arthur Krystal suggest otherwise. Companionable without being chummy, engaged without being didactic, erudite without being stuffy, he demonstrates that literature, even in the digit
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Krystal, Arthur
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Criticism
  • Literature and society
  • Learning and scholarship
Label
Except when I write : reflections of a recovering critic, Arthur Krystal, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Author's Note; Acknowledgements; 1. When Writers Speak; 2. Carpe Noctem: A Little Night Music; 3. Slang-Whanger: William Hazlitt's Impetuous Prose; 4. Too True: The Art of the Aphorism; 5. The Usual Suspect: Edgar Allan Poe, Consulting Detective; 6. A Man for All Reasons: Jacques Barzun; 7. En Garde! The Duel in History; 8. Some Remarks on the Pitfalls of Biography: Especially Where Writers are Concerned; 9. Slow Fade: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood; 10. The Worst of Times: Revisiting the Great Depression; 11. The Long Goodbye: The Sixties-In Pace Requiem
Control code
ocn732065169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199782628
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732065169
Label
Except when I write : reflections of a recovering critic, Arthur Krystal, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Author's Note; Acknowledgements; 1. When Writers Speak; 2. Carpe Noctem: A Little Night Music; 3. Slang-Whanger: William Hazlitt's Impetuous Prose; 4. Too True: The Art of the Aphorism; 5. The Usual Suspect: Edgar Allan Poe, Consulting Detective; 6. A Man for All Reasons: Jacques Barzun; 7. En Garde! The Duel in History; 8. Some Remarks on the Pitfalls of Biography: Especially Where Writers are Concerned; 9. Slow Fade: F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood; 10. The Worst of Times: Revisiting the Great Depression; 11. The Long Goodbye: The Sixties-In Pace Requiem
Control code
ocn732065169
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199782628
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732065169

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