Encyclopedia of the Essay The
Encyclopedia of the Essay is
the first reference work entirely devoted to the essay as a genre.
Essays on more than 400 writers from around the world are included,
along with geographical surveys that provide an historical framework,
entries on types of essays, and entries on important single essays.
Entries on closely-related genres such as letters, journals, treatises,
sermons and reviews expand and explore the fluid boundaries of the
essay as genre. approved by aline