The Penguin Book Of Twentieth-Century Essays

By: Various

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ISBN
9780140255218
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
576
Dimensions
129 x 198mm

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Whether highly personal, polemical, philosophical or playful, the essays in this fascinating collection capture their times with wit, urgency, erudition and insight. Decade by decade, the greatest British and American writers span the twentieth century, including Orwell's 'England Your England', Nancy Mitford on the upper classes, Fitzgerald's 'Crack Up', James Baldwin's harrowing 'Notes of a Native Son', Martin Amis on US politics, Tom Wolfe on 'radical chic' and Julian Barnes on the Thatcher years.
ISBN:
9780140255218
Publication Date:
01 / 08 / 2000
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
129 x 198mm

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