Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Thoughts on the Personal Essay. Phillip Lopate (1).

10-second review: The personal essay is distinguished from the formal essay by an emphasis on style and personality. “Unlike the formal essay, it depends less on airtight reasoning than on style and personality….”

The Art of the Personal Essay. Ed. Phillip Lopate. New York: Anchor Books. A Division of Random House, Inc. 1995.

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