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The Resource Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella

Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella

Label
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays
Title
Twenty-eight artists and two saints
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Joan Acocella
Title variation
28 artists and 2 saints
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acocella, Joan Ross
Dewey number
700.92
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • Suffering
  • Arts, Modern
Label
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
Contents
A fire in the brain / Lucia Joyce -- Blocked / Writer's Block -- True confessions / Italo Svevo -- Quicksand / Stefan Zweig -- The frog and the crocodile / Simone de Beauvoir -- Becoming the emperor / Marguerite Yourcenar -- A hard case / Primo Levi -- European dreams / Joseph Roth -- The Neapolitan finger / Andrea de Jorio -- The saintly sinner / Mary Magdalene -- After the ball was over / Vaslav Nijinsky -- Heroes and hero worship / Lincoln Kirstein -- "Sweet as a fig" / Frederick Ashton -- American dancer / Jerome Bobbins -- Second act / Suzanne Farrell -- The soloist / Mikhail Baryshnikov -- The flame / Martha Graham -- Dancing and the dark / Bob Fosse -- The bottom line / Twyla Tharp -- On the contrary / H. L. Mencken -- After the laughs / Dorothy Parker -- Feasting on life / M. F. K. Fisher -- Finding Augie March / Saul Bellow -- Piecework / Sybille Bedford -- The spider's Web / Louise Bourgeois -- Assassination on a small scale / Penelope Fitzgerald -- The hunger artist / Susan Sontag -- Counterlives / Philip Roth -- Perfectly Frank / Frank O'Hara -- Devil's work / Hilary Mantel -- Burned again / Joan of Arc
Control code
000040403281
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 524 p.
Isbn
9780375424168
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella
Publication
Note
Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
Contents
A fire in the brain / Lucia Joyce -- Blocked / Writer's Block -- True confessions / Italo Svevo -- Quicksand / Stefan Zweig -- The frog and the crocodile / Simone de Beauvoir -- Becoming the emperor / Marguerite Yourcenar -- A hard case / Primo Levi -- European dreams / Joseph Roth -- The Neapolitan finger / Andrea de Jorio -- The saintly sinner / Mary Magdalene -- After the ball was over / Vaslav Nijinsky -- Heroes and hero worship / Lincoln Kirstein -- "Sweet as a fig" / Frederick Ashton -- American dancer / Jerome Bobbins -- Second act / Suzanne Farrell -- The soloist / Mikhail Baryshnikov -- The flame / Martha Graham -- Dancing and the dark / Bob Fosse -- The bottom line / Twyla Tharp -- On the contrary / H. L. Mencken -- After the laughs / Dorothy Parker -- Feasting on life / M. F. K. Fisher -- Finding Augie March / Saul Bellow -- Piecework / Sybille Bedford -- The spider's Web / Louise Bourgeois -- Assassination on a small scale / Penelope Fitzgerald -- The hunger artist / Susan Sontag -- Counterlives / Philip Roth -- Perfectly Frank / Frank O'Hara -- Devil's work / Hilary Mantel -- Burned again / Joan of Arc
Control code
000040403281
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 524 p.
Isbn
9780375424168
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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