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The Resource The selected essays of Gore Vidal, by Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini

The selected essays of Gore Vidal, by Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini

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The selected essays of Gore Vidal
Title
The selected essays of Gore Vidal
Statement of responsibility
by Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini
Creator
Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
"Gore Vidal - novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator. and controversialist - is America's premier man of letters. This volume contains some twenty-four of his forays into criticism. reviewing, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling."--BOOK JACKET
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Tone
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259085
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1925-2012
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Vidal, Gore
Dewey number
814.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Parini, Jay
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True
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  • Essayists
  • Political science
  • International relations
  • Literature and society
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The selected essays of Gore Vidal, by Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introduction / Jay Parini -- Pt. 1. Reading the Writers -- Novelists and Critics of the 1940s (1953) -- Tarzan Revisited (1963) -- The Top Ten Best-Sellers According to the Sunday New York Times as of January 7, 1973 (1973) -- French Letters: Theories of the New Novel (1967) -- American Plastic: The Matter of Fiction (1974) -- Calvino's Novels (1974) -- The Hacks of Academe (1976) -- Some Memories of the Glorious Bird and an Earlier Self (1976) -- Edmund Wilson: This Critic and This Gin and These Shoes (1980) -- William Dean Howells (1983) -- Dawn Powell: The American Writer (1987) -- Montaigne (1992) -- Rabbit's Own Burrow (1996) -- Pt. 2. Reading the World -- Passage to Egypt (1963) -- Pornography (1966) -- The Holy Family (1967) -- Homage to Daniel Shays (1972) -- Pink Triangle and Yellow Star (1981) -- Theodore Roosevelt: An American Sissy (1981) -- The Second American Revolution (1981) -- The National Security State (1988) -- Monotheism and Its Discontents (1992)
  • Black Tuesday (2002) -- State of the Union, 2004
Control code
000042915952
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 458 p.
Isbn
9780385524841
Label
The selected essays of Gore Vidal, by Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Introduction / Jay Parini -- Pt. 1. Reading the Writers -- Novelists and Critics of the 1940s (1953) -- Tarzan Revisited (1963) -- The Top Ten Best-Sellers According to the Sunday New York Times as of January 7, 1973 (1973) -- French Letters: Theories of the New Novel (1967) -- American Plastic: The Matter of Fiction (1974) -- Calvino's Novels (1974) -- The Hacks of Academe (1976) -- Some Memories of the Glorious Bird and an Earlier Self (1976) -- Edmund Wilson: This Critic and This Gin and These Shoes (1980) -- William Dean Howells (1983) -- Dawn Powell: The American Writer (1987) -- Montaigne (1992) -- Rabbit's Own Burrow (1996) -- Pt. 2. Reading the World -- Passage to Egypt (1963) -- Pornography (1966) -- The Holy Family (1967) -- Homage to Daniel Shays (1972) -- Pink Triangle and Yellow Star (1981) -- Theodore Roosevelt: An American Sissy (1981) -- The Second American Revolution (1981) -- The National Security State (1988) -- Monotheism and Its Discontents (1992)
  • Black Tuesday (2002) -- State of the Union, 2004
Control code
000042915952
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 458 p.
Isbn
9780385524841

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