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The Seagull Reader: Essays,9780393976328

The Seagull Reader: Essays

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0393976327
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Pub. Date:
10/1/2001
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W W Norton & Co Inc
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Table of Contents

Alternative Table of Contents ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
What Are Essays? xiii
How to Read Essays xv
Logical Arguments xvi
Ethical Arguments xxvi
Pathetic Arguments xxix
Conclusion xxxii
Essays
Graduation
3(13)
Maya Angelou
Of Youth and Age
16(3)
Sir Francis Bacon
Stranger in the Village
19(13)
James Baldwin
Why Don't We Complain?
32(6)
William F. Buckley Jr.
A Fable for Tomorrow
38(3)
Rachel Carson
On Running after One's Hat
41(4)
G. K. Chesterton
On Keeping a Notebook
45(8)
Joan Didion
Learning to Read
53(7)
Frederick Douglass
In Defense of Talk Shows
60(3)
Barbara Ehrenreich
Speech in Pennsylvania Hall
63(6)
Angelina Grimke
How Dictionaries Are Made
69(2)
S. I. Hayakawa
How It Feels to Be Colored Me
71(5)
Zora Neale Hurston
The Declaration of Independence
76(5)
Thomas Jefferson
Letter from Birmingham Jail
81(19)
Martin Luther King Jr.
No Name Woman
100(13)
Maxine Hong Kingston
The Human Cost of an Illiterate Society
113(10)
Jonathan Kozol
First Inaugural Address
123(10)
Abraham Lincoln
A Homemade Education
133(10)
Malcolm X
Of Cannibals
143(15)
Michel de Montaigne
Politics and the English Language
158(15)
George Orwell
Crito
173(13)
Plato
Why Boys Don't Play with Dolls
186(4)
Katha Pollitt
A Time for Choosing
190(12)
Ronald Reagan
Letter to President Pierce
202(3)
Chief Seattle
Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions
205(3)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Black Men and Public Space
208(4)
Brent Staples
A Modest Proposal
212(10)
Jonathan Swift
I Want a Wife
222(3)
Judy Syfers
Mother Tongue
225(6)
Amy Tan
Conversational Styles
231(7)
Deborah Tannen
Civil Disobedience
238(23)
Henry David Thoreau
Listening
261(7)
Eudora Welty
Once More to the Lake
268(7)
E. B. White
In Search of a Room of One's Own
275(15)
Virginia Woolf
College Pressures
290(9)
William Zinsser
Biographical Sketches 299(14)
Glossary 313(6)
Permissions Acknowledgments 319


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