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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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acocella, Joan Ross
Dewey number
  • 700.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
NX165
LC item number
.A36 2007
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
Copyright
Note
Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Robbins -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 524 pages
Isbn
9780375424168
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocm70107159
  • (OCoLC)70107159
Label
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella
Publication
Copyright
Note
Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Robbins -- 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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 524 pages
Isbn
9780375424168
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2006047266
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • ocm70107159
  • (OCoLC)70107159

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