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Treasure palaces : Great writers visit great museums

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Treasure palaces : Great writers visit great museums
Title
Treasure palaces
Title remainder
Great writers visit great museums
Statement of responsibility
edited by Maggie Fergusson ; Foreword by Nicholas Serota
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this exuberant celebration of the world’s museums, great and small, revered writers like Ann Patchett, Julian Barnes, Neil Gaiman, and more tell us about their favorite museums, including the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in New York, the Musée Rodin in Paris, and Tate Modern in London
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10541085
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NhCcYBP
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illustrations
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Fergusson, Maggie
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True
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Museums
Target audience
adult
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great writers visit great museums
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Treasure palaces : Great writers visit great museums
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Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: There's Life in These Walls -- The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York / Roddy Doyle -- Rodin's Sonnets in Stone -- Musee Rodin, Paris / Allison Pearson -- Cool under Fire -- The National Museum Of Afghanistan, Kabul / Rory Stewart -- Cabinets of Wonder -- Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford / Frank Cottrell-Boyce -- Painting in Stone -- Museo Dell'Opificio Delle Pietre Dure, Florence / Margaret Drabble -- Sanctum in the City -- The Frick Collection, New York / Don Paterson -- The Wings of Capri -- Villa San Michele, Capri / Ali Smith -- Spurned No Longer -- National Gallery Of Victoria, Melbourne / Tim Winton -- The Pity of War -- In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres / Michael Morpurgo -- Love Bade Me Welcome -- The Harvard Museum Of Natural History, Cambridge, Ma / Ann Patchett -- A Plaster Cast in Copenhagen -- Thorvaldsensmuseum, Copenhagen / Alan Hollinghurst -- Palais of the Dolls -- Musee De La Poupee, Paris / Jacqueline Wilson --
  • Contents note continued: The Odessaphiles -- Odessa State Literary Museum, Odessa / A. D. Miller -- A Smiling Shrunken Goddess -- Corinium Museum, Cirencester / Alice Oswald -- Sons and Mothers -- Ensorhuis, Ostend / John Burnside -- A Home from Home -- Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston / Claire Messud -- Where Sibelius Fell Silent -- Ainola, Jarvenpaa / Julian Barnes -- Wordsworth's Continuous Force -- Dove Cottage, Grasmere / Ann Wroe -- Agony to Ecstasy -- The Prado, Madrid / John Lanchester -- The Museum of Heartbreak -- The Museum Of Broken Relationships, Zagreb / Aminatta Forna -- The Quiet Theatres -- The Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery, London / Andrew Motion -- A Debt to Rudolph Leopold -- Leopold Museum, Vienna / William Boyd -- Thank You for the Music -- ABBA: The Museum, Stockholm / Matthew Sweet -- Glasgow's Palace of Dreams -- Kelvingrove, Glasgow / Andrew O'Hagan
Control code
000058980543
Isbn
9781610396806
System control number
(OCoLC)951007364
Label
Treasure palaces : Great writers visit great museums
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: There's Life in These Walls -- The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York / Roddy Doyle -- Rodin's Sonnets in Stone -- Musee Rodin, Paris / Allison Pearson -- Cool under Fire -- The National Museum Of Afghanistan, Kabul / Rory Stewart -- Cabinets of Wonder -- Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford / Frank Cottrell-Boyce -- Painting in Stone -- Museo Dell'Opificio Delle Pietre Dure, Florence / Margaret Drabble -- Sanctum in the City -- The Frick Collection, New York / Don Paterson -- The Wings of Capri -- Villa San Michele, Capri / Ali Smith -- Spurned No Longer -- National Gallery Of Victoria, Melbourne / Tim Winton -- The Pity of War -- In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres / Michael Morpurgo -- Love Bade Me Welcome -- The Harvard Museum Of Natural History, Cambridge, Ma / Ann Patchett -- A Plaster Cast in Copenhagen -- Thorvaldsensmuseum, Copenhagen / Alan Hollinghurst -- Palais of the Dolls -- Musee De La Poupee, Paris / Jacqueline Wilson --
  • Contents note continued: The Odessaphiles -- Odessa State Literary Museum, Odessa / A. D. Miller -- A Smiling Shrunken Goddess -- Corinium Museum, Cirencester / Alice Oswald -- Sons and Mothers -- Ensorhuis, Ostend / John Burnside -- A Home from Home -- Museum Of Fine Arts, Boston / Claire Messud -- Where Sibelius Fell Silent -- Ainola, Jarvenpaa / Julian Barnes -- Wordsworth's Continuous Force -- Dove Cottage, Grasmere / Ann Wroe -- Agony to Ecstasy -- The Prado, Madrid / John Lanchester -- The Museum of Heartbreak -- The Museum Of Broken Relationships, Zagreb / Aminatta Forna -- The Quiet Theatres -- The Sir John Ritblat Treasures Gallery, London / Andrew Motion -- A Debt to Rudolph Leopold -- Leopold Museum, Vienna / William Boyd -- Thank You for the Music -- ABBA: The Museum, Stockholm / Matthew Sweet -- Glasgow's Palace of Dreams -- Kelvingrove, Glasgow / Andrew O'Hagan
Control code
000058980543
Isbn
9781610396806
System control number
(OCoLC)951007364

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