Carl H. Klaus, Ned Stuckey-French. The first historically and internationally comprehensive collection of its kind,Essayists on the Essayis a path-breaking work that is nothing less than a richly varied sourcebook for anyone interested in the theory, practice, and art of the essay. This unique work includes a selection of fifty distinctive pieces by American, Canadian, English, European, and.
In this first book-length study of the personal essay, Carl Klaus unpacks this made-up self and the manifold ways in which a wide range of essayists and essays have brought it to life. By reconceiving the most fundamental aspect of the personal essay-the I of the essayist-Klaus demonstrates that this seemingly uncontrived form of writing is inherently problematic, not willfully devious but.
Essayists on the Essay. 726 likes. A selection of fifty distinctive essays by American, Canadian, English, European, and South American essayists from Montaigne to the present.
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Carl Klaus: Well, I was overridingly concerned with my sense of how much impersonation is involved in a kind of writing that I had always taken to be about as close as one could get to the author herself or himself. This is an awareness that grew on me over years of reading essays and also writing them and reading what essayists themselves had to say. I should tell you that I was frankly.
Carl H. Klaus, founding director of the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program, professor emeritus at the University of Iowa, and co-editor of Sightline Books: The Iowa Series in Literary Nonfiction, is a diarist, essayist, and author or co-author of several textbooks on writing.
When Carl Klaus's wife of thirty-five years died suddenly from a cerebral hemorrhage, right before Thanksgiving in 2002, he took the only road toward recovery that made sense to him: he started writing letters to her, producing a unique history of grief, solace, and love. His vivid and thoughtful letters will resonate with everyone whose loss confronts them with emotional, psychological, and.
That the essayist’s persona is as constructed as any other author’s ought to be obvious. But until Carl Klaus, few seemed aware of it.