Flanagan is an essayist, not a journalist by training—so perhaps expecting groundbreaking revelations in Girl Land is too much.
Ehrlich is an American travel writer, fiction writer, poet, and essayist.
“The author sees things with clarity,” says Xu Zhiyuan, an influential young Chinese essayist.
The essayist,” Wampole then goes on to explain, “is interested in thinking about himself thinking about things.
An essayist, playwright and novelist, Weldon has published 28 previous novels.
Great as Hazlitt was as a miscellaneous and Montaignesque essayist, he was greater as a literary critic.
An essayist, on the other hand, starts with an idea and clothes it.
While insisting on the flow of inspiration through the whole of the Old Testament, the essayist does not admit its universality.
Dickens was not in any sense an essayist; Chesterton is one in every sense.
There is an atmosphere of sanctity about him that we do not feel about any other poet and essayist of his time.