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How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn

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How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays
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How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken
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essays
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Daniel Mendelsohn
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eng
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A collection of essays that mostly appeared in the New York Review of Books in which the classicist/critic looks at contemporary culture through its movies, books and theater
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Title
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken
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Summary
A volume of critical interpretations of significant modern films features observations about such works as "Brokeback Mountain," "World Trade Center," and "Troy," accompanied by insights into the theater and literature
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271786
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.M432 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
reviews
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Target audience
adult
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essays
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Daniel Mendelsohn
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How beautiful it is & how easily it can be broken
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn
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How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn
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Contents
1. HEROINES. Novel of the year: The lovely bones -- Not afraid of Virginia Woolf: The Hours -- Victims on Broadway I: The Glass Menagerie -- Victims on Broadway II: A Streetcar Named Desire -- The women of Pedro AlmodÃ3var: Volver -- Lost in Versailles: Marie Antoinette -- Looking for Lucia: Lucia at the Met -- Not an ideal husband: Ted Hughes's Alcestis -- 2. HEROICS. A little Iliad: Troy -- Alexander, the movie! -- Duty: 300 -- It's only a movie: Kill Bill: Vol. 1 -- Nailed! Dale Peck's Hatchet Jobs -- The way out: Everyman -- Mighty Hermaphrodite: Middlesex -- 3. CLOSETS. The Passion of Henry James: The Master -- The Two Oscar Wildes: The Importance of Being Earnest -- The tale of two Housmans: The Invention of Love -- The Truman Show: The Stories and Letters of Truman Capote -- Winged messages: Angels in America -- An affair to remember: Brokeback Mountain -- The man behind the curtain: John Boswell, Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe -- 4. THEATER. The Greek Way: Greek tragedies in New York -- Bitter-Sweet: Private Lives -- Double Take: The Producers -- Harold Pinter's Celebration: Pinter retrospective at Lincoln Center -- 5. WAR. Theaters of War: Thucydides' History -- The Bad Boy of Athens: Medea on Broadway -- For the birds: Nathan Lane's Frogs -- September 11 at the movies: World Trade Center and United 93
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ocn182621503
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xix, 456 p.
Isbn
9780061456435
Isbn Type
(acidfree paper)
Lccn
2007048282

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