The Resource Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb

Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb

Label
Near-death experiences, and others
Title
Near-death experiences, and others
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gottlieb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This new collection from the legendary editor Robert Gottlieb features twenty or so pieces he's written mostly for The New York Review of Books, ranging from reconsiderations of American writers such as Dorothy Parker, Thornton Wilder, Thomas Wolfe ("genius"), and James Jones, to Leonard Bernstein, Lorenz Hart, Lady Diana Cooper ("the most beautiful girl in the world"), the actor-assassin John Wilkes Booth, the scandalous movie star Mary Astor, and not-yet president Donald Trump. The writings compiled here are as varied as they are provocative: an extended probe into the world of post-death experiences; a sharp look at the biopics of transcendent figures such as Shakespeare, Molière, and Austen; a soap opera-ish movie account of an alleged affair between Chanel and Stravinsky; and a copious sampling of the dance reviews he's been writing for The New York Observer for close to twenty years
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gottlieb, Robert
Dewey number
791.097309/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
reviews
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Performing arts
  • Entertainers
  • Entertainers
  • Performing arts
  • United States
Label
Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lives -- Letters -- Music -- Dance -- Movies -- Observing dance
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780374219918
Lccn
2017035982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)988048469
  • 1724125
  • (OCoLC)ocn988048469
Label
Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lives -- Letters -- Music -- Dance -- Movies -- Observing dance
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780374219918
Lccn
2017035982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)988048469
  • 1724125
  • (OCoLC)ocn988048469

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