internetboekhandel.nl
buttons Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons
leeg Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons Home pagina Rijks
Rijks
Rijks Home pagina Home pagina Kassa pagina, Winkelwagentje Contact info Email ons Besteller 60
 
Nederlands Buitenlands   Alles  Titel  Auteur  ISBN        
Literatuur: Diversen
Literaire essays
Levertijd: 4 tot 8 werkdagen


Acocella, Joan

Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints

Essays

€ 24.09

A distinguished cultural critic presents an insightful compilation of thirty-one essays in which she reflects on the life and work--and the creative process involved--of Simone de Beauvoir, Dorothy Parker, Saul Bellow, Twyla Tharp, Jerome Robbins, Susan Sontag, Bob Fosse, Philip Roth, and other influential artists, writers, and saints Joan of Arc a


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations xi
Introduction xiii
A Fire in the Brain
Lucia Joyce
3
Blocked
Writer`s Block
17
True Confessions
Italo Svevo
35
Quicksand
Stefan Zweig
51
The Frog and the Crocodile
Simone de Beauvoir
63
Becoming the Emperor
Marguerite Yourcenar
81
A Hard Case
Primo Levi
99
European Dreams
Joseph Roth
115
The Neapolitan Finger
Andrea de Jorio
133
The Saintly Sinner
Mary Magdalene
149
After the Ball Was Over
Vaslav Nijinsky
169
Heroes and Hero Worship
Lincoln Kirstein
193
`Sweet as a Fig`
Frederick Ashton
215
American Dancer
Jerome Robbins
229
Second Act
Suzanne Farrell
239
The Soloist
Mikhail Baryshnikov
265
The Flame
Martha Graham
291
Dancing and the Dark
Bob Fosse
319
The Bottom Line
Twyla Tharp
333
On the Contrary
H.L. Mencken
347
After the Laughs
Dorothy Parker
357
Feasting on Life
M.F.K. Fisher
371
Finding Augie March
Saul Bellow
381
Piecework
Sybille Bedford
395
The Spider`s Web
Louise Bourgeois
407
Assassination on a Small Scale
Penelope Fitzgerald
419
The Hunger Artist
Susan Sontag
437
Counterlives
Philip Roth
459
Perfectly Frank
Frank O`Hara
471
Devil`s Work
Hilary Mantel
495
Burned Again
Joan of Arc
507
Acknowledgments 521
Textual Permissions 523
Index 525
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
540 pagina's
Januari 2008
236 gram
203 x 127 x 25 mm
VINTAGE BOOKS us

Levertijd: 4 tot 8 werkdagen