E. B. White: The Essayist as First-Class Writer

E. B. White: The Essayist as First-Class Writer

by G. Atkins

Paperback(1st ed. 2012)

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This is the first book-length critical study of E.B. White, the American essayist and author of Stuart Little, Charlotte's Web, The Trumpet of the Swan . G. Douglas Atkins focuses on White and the writing life, offering detailed readings of the major essays and revealing White's distinctiveness as an essayist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349343287
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/29/2012
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

G. Douglas Atkins is a professor of English at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

Coming into White Country E.B. White and the Writing Life: Affirming Life's Newness and Joy Of Nature, Maine, and Meaning: Or, "the Pageantry of Peas" and the Poetics of Adversity Strange Bedfellows and Deconstruction of Oppositions: The "Recording Secretary" Speaks His Mind on Politics Looking for E.B. White Reading "Once More to the Lake"

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