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Some essayists even have the courage to present a conclusion at the end of their essays.
Since many of the essayists are themselves both authors and LGBT individuals, their essays provide unique insights into the power of books to inform both literature and everyday life.
In part 1, "England at the Margins," essayists refer to plays by Shakespeare as they explore the instability of England's power in the early modern global economy and Christian-Muslim relations.
Many essayists point out that no white abolitionist writer would have allowed a slave to enjoy her servitude or to subvert the plans of other slaves.
The essayists concede, however, that, whereas the economic aspects of slave labor are similar, other features of slave life and culture in the Americas are strikingly different.
Indeed, a lot of what we call nonfiction is the work of essayists.
As Neuhaus observes, for each of the essayists, "the life of faith and the life of the intellect is one life.
Osborne's on "Ruskin's Unto This Last (1862)," which the essayist himself had designated in his sub-title as "A Reconsideration" (Winter 1992).
But essayists today are less hot-headed, imperative, dangerous, and presumptuous than their predecessors.
The vindication of the "romanticism" of the romantic essayists collectively is the basis of at least one study that predates mine, Thomas McFarland's Romantic Cruxes: The English Essayists and the Spirit of the Age (1987).
Today, at 25, McGinley still hangs out with a crew of boisterous buddies, but he's traded in his skateboard for a camera, and his pictures of his pals--spraying graffiti, rolling joints, having sex, and killing time on New York's hip and happening lower east side--have drawn comparisons to the work of renowned photo essayists such as Nan Goldin and Wolfgang Tillmans.
Commentaries are only a few pages long, and contributors lean heavily toward accessible writers, more daily newspaper reviewers (like ex-Boston Globe critic Carr) than, say, essayists for Film Comment.