Her most recent book, Reality Matters , is an anthology of essays that she edited about reality shows.
Her next novel, The View from Penthouse B, and a collection of essays, I Can't Complain, will be published next spring.
(1999) are collections of essays which seek to answer “puzzles” in literature.
essays of Elia by Charles Lamb Perfection is the objective in the good essay.
Its essays, criticism, reportage, and poetry are not “product.”
I cannot imagine any other author doing for me just what the essays of Emerson did.
This is not to say that I claim success in the essays that follow.
In none of his essays is he seen to greater advantage than in Dream Children, which follows this brief sketch.
In this duty lies my excuse for the publication of these essays.
The four essays in this volume were written for celebrations or commemorations in which several persons took part.
1590s, "short non-fiction literary composition" (first attested in writings of Francis Bacon, probably in imitation of Montaigne), from Middle French essai "trial, attempt, essay," from Late Latin exagium "a weighing, weight," from Latin exigere "test," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + agere (see act) apparently meaning here "to weigh." The suggestion is of unpolished writing.