The Selected Essays of Gore Vidal
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 17. jún. 2008 - 320 síğur
Gore Vidal—novelist, playwright, critic, screenwriter, memoirist, indefatigable political commentator, and controversialist—is America's premier man of letters. No other living writer brings more sparkling wit, vast learning, indelible personality, and provocative mirth to the job of writing an essay.This long-needed volume comprises some twenty-four of his best-loved pieces of criticism, political commentary, memoir, portraiture, and, occasionally, unfettered score settling. It will stand as one of the most enjoyable and durable works from the hand and mind of this vastly accomplished and entertaining immortal of American literature.
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LibraryThing ReviewUmsögn notanda - Fledgist - LibraryThing
Edited collection of the essays both literary and political of the great American novelist, from the 1950s to the 2000s. This is, as is to be expected, an idiosyncratic, occasionally dyspeptic, highly ... Read full review
THE COLLECTED ESSAYS OF GORE VIDALUmsögn notanda - Kirkus
A splendid, savvy distillation of the best from the veteran novelist and essayist.This lively volume's raison d'etre is the inclusion of recent politically charged commentary, but most readers will ... Read full review