Monday, August 7, 2017
At Lithub, Emily Temple surveyed twenty anthologies to create this list of most anthologized essay. Here are the top ones. For the rest of the list and more, please click here.
“Once More to the Lake,” E. B. White
“Letter from Birmingham Jail,” Martin Luther King, Jr.
“How it Feels to be Colored Me,” Zora Neale Hurston
“A Modest Proposal,” Jonathan Swift
“Mother Tongue,” Amy Tan
“The Death of the Moth,” Virginia Woolf
“Stranger in the Village,” James Baldwin
“No Name Woman,” Maxine Hong Kingston
“Shooting an Elephant,” George Orwell
“On Keeping a Notebook,” Joan Didion
“The Search for Marvin Gardens,” John McPhee
“The Way to Rainy Mountain,” N. Scott Momaday