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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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Acocella, Joan Ross
Dewey number
  • 700.92/2
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
NX165
LC item number
.A36 2008
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
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Pantheon Books ... 2007"--T.p. verso
  • Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
  • Includes index
Bar code
31223085275239
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
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xix, 540 p.
Isbn
9780307275769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 176918472
  • (OCoLC)176918472
Label
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays, Joan Acocella
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Pantheon Books ... 2007"--T.p. verso
  • Collected essays originally published in The New Yorker and The New York review of books
  • Includes index
Bar code
31223085275239
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
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xix, 540 p.
Isbn
9780307275769
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 176918472
  • (OCoLC)176918472

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