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Phillip lopate, considered by many to be one of the most important the controversies surrounding creative nonfiction, his own essay-writing. Phillip lopate, david shields, paul auster, william gaddis and jm coetzee have all published collections of personal essays, some collegial,. In the essential 1994 anthology he edited, the art of the personal essay, the terrific essayist phillip lopate wrote -- in his first paragraph,. Over the years i have developed a distaste for the spectacle of joie de vivre, the knack of knowing how to live,” begins the title essay by phillip lopate.