Randi salomans virginia woolfs essayism is a valuable provocative work both for its theoretical postulates which if not wholly convincing to this reader are highly intriguing and for its against the grain readings of various texts. Essayism which is rather short contains twenty six essays all titled like this on essays and essayists on lists and on anxiety including five separate essays all titled on consolation his essays dont have neat conclusions or even a sense of a definitive ending. In his nifty little book essayism brian dillon a professor at londons royal college of art cant resist being the teacher which makes his readers the students. Full of appreciation for such essayists as william gass elizabeth hardwick and georges perec dillon has written a vital exploration of a genre. Essayism is a book about essays and essayists a study of melancholy and depression a love letter to belle lettrists and an account of the indispensable lifelines of reading and writing
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