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The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic

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The life of images : selected prose
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The life of images : selected prose
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Charles Simic
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eng
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Title
The life of images
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Summary
A collection of the author's essays discusses subjects, that include poetry, philosophy, photography, politics, and the author's childhood in war-torn Yugoslavia
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10411476
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
808.84
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.I4725
LC item number
A6 2015b
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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selected prose
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selected prose
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Charles Simic
The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
From Wonderful words, silent truth. Why I like certain poems more than others -- Reading philosophy at night -- Chinese boxes and puppet theaters -- Notes on poetry and philosophy -- From The unemployed fortune-teller. The flute player in the pit -- Food and happiness -- The little Venus of the Eskimos -- Fried sausage -- Elegy in a spider's web -- Shop, Le Bacarï¿1⁄2es -- No cure for the blues -- From Orphan factory. Charles the obscure -- In praise of invective -- Orphan factory -- The trouble with poetry -- Cut the comedy -- The poetry of village idiots -- Fearful paradise -- Night sky -- From The metaphysician in the dark. In praise of folly -- The devil is a poet -- The power of ambiguity -- Buster Keaton -- Poetry and history -- The romance of sausages -- Poetry : the art of memory -- Stargazing in the cinema : on Joseph Cornell -- Literature and the Gods : Roberto Calasso -- From Memory piano. Saul Steinberg -- The singing Simics -- Tsvetaeva : the tragic life -- Adam's umbrella -- From The renegade. The renegade -- Reading about utopia in New York City -- Salvation through laughter -- The life of images -- The powers of invention -- Uncollected. The true adventures of Franz Kafka's cage -- My secret -- Oh, what a lovely war! -- Insomnia's philosopher
Control code
ocn884539201
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780062364715
Other physical details
illustrations

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