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Arts and Letters

White, Edmund, 1940- (Book - 2004)
Arts and Letters
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Baker & Taylor
The well published author and regular contributor to the New Yorker, The New York Times Book Review, and Vanity Fair profiles some of the most interesting writers and artists of the modern era, including Marcel Proust, David Geffen, Robert Mapplethorpe, Michel Foucault, Andy Warhol, and Allen Ginsberg, among others.

Perseus Publishing
Best-selling novelist, memoirist, and biographer Edmund White displays his sharp wit and boundless erudition in 37 portraits of the writers, artists and cultural icons who have captured his curiosity and imagination for the last 20 years.

White is as compelling as he is unpretentious as he tells of his encounters with some of the most provocative writers, artists, and personalities of our time. Marcel Proust, Catherine Deneuve, David Geffen, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andre Gide, Michel Foucault, Andy Warhol, Vladimir Nabokov, Jean Genet, Jasper Johns, and Elton John are among the cast.

Best-selling novelist, memoirist, and biographer Edmund White displays his sharp wit and boundless erudition in 37 portraits of the writers, artists, and cultural icons who have captured his curiosity and imagination for the last 20 years. White is as compelling as he is unpretentious in these stories of his encounters with some of the most provocative writers, artists, and personalities of our time. Marcel Proust, Catherine Deneuve, David Geffen, Robert Mapplethorpe, Andre Gide, Michel Foucault, Andy Warhol, Vladimir Nabokov, Jean Genet, Jasper Johns, Allen Ginsberg, Yves Saint Laurent, and Elton John are among the cast.


Authors: White, Edmund, 1940-
Statement of Responsibility: by Edmund White
Title: Arts and letters
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Cleis Press, c2004
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: x, 360 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Writing Gay
The new historical novel
George Eliot
Ivan Bunin
Knut Hamsun
Marcel Proust
André Gide
Oscar Wilde
Joe Orton
Paul Bowles
Allen Ginsberg
Djuna Barnes
Marjorie Garber
Bruce Chatwin
Edwin Denby
Coleman Dowell
Grace Paley
Jean Genet
Michel Foucault
Alain Robbe-Grillet
James Merrill
Christopher Isherwood
Ned Rorem
James Baldwin
Vladimir Nabokov
Marcel Duchamp
Andy Warhol
Gilbert and George
Joe Brainard
Steve Wolfe
Rebecca Horn
Cy Twombly
Jasper Johns
Herbert List
Robert Mapplethorpe
Yves Saint Laurent
Catherine Deneuve
David Geffen
Elton John
Subject Headings: Artists Biography Arts, Modern 20th century
Topical Term: Artists
Arts, Modern
LCCN: 2004010166
ISBN: 1573441953
Research Call Number: JFE 05-10871
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