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Churchwell, Sarah Bartlett 1970-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 106 publications in 4 languages and 3,612 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories  Novels  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS2116, 813.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell
Careless people : murder, mayhem, and the invention of The Great Gatsby by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

24 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 1,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Since its publication in 1925, The Great Gatsby has become one of the world's best-loved books, delighting readers across the world. Careless People tells the true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, exploring in newly rich detail the relation of Fitzgerald's classic to the chaotic world he in which he lived. Fitzgerald set his novel in 1922, and Careless People carefully reconstructs the months when Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald returned to New York in the autumn of 1922--the parties; the drunken weekends at Great Neck, Long Island; the drives back into the city to the jazz clubs and speakeasies; the casual intersection of high society and organized crime; and the growth of celebrity culture, of which the Fitzgeralds themselves were the epitome. And for the first time it returns to the story of The Great Gatsby the high-profile murder that provided a crucial inspiration for Fitzgerald's tale. With wit and insight, Sarah Churchwell traces the genesis of a masterpiece, mapping where fiction comes from, and how it takes shape in the mind of a genius. Blending biography and history with lost and forgotten newspaper accounts, letters and newly discovered archival material, Careless People is the biography of a book, telling the extraordinary tale of how F. Scott Fitzgerald created a classic and in the process discovered modern America."--
The many lives of Marilyn Monroe by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After her death in 1962, Marilyn the star became Marilyn the myth: sex goddess and innocent child, crafty manipulator and dumb blonde, liberated woman and tragic loner. Indeed, the writing and rewriting of this endlessly intriguing icon's life has produced more than six hundred books, from the long procession of "authoritative" biographies to the memoirs and plays by ex-husband Arthur Miller and the works by Norman Mailer and Joyce Carol Oates. But even as the books have multiplied, myth, reality, fact, fiction, and gossip have become only more intertwined; there is still no consensus about such basic facts as the identity of her father or even her given name. Was she was molested as a child? Did she prostitute herself to get ahead? Did she have affairs with one or both of the Kennedy brothers? Was she mentally unstable, and how and why did she die?" "In The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe, cultural critic Sarah Churchwell gives us a biography of the biographies. She reviews the unreliable and unverifiable - but highly significant - stories that have framed the greatest Hollywood legend, from the circumstances of her birth to the mystery surrounding her death. Peeling back the fantasies, fallacies, and falsehood that have colored the portraits of Monroe, Churchwell uncovers the shame, belittlement, and anxiety that we bring to the story of a woman we supposedly adore. In the process, she reveals us to ourselves: our conflicted views on women, our tormented sexual attitudes, our ambivalence about success, our fascination with self-destruction. And she rescues a Marilyn Monroe who is far more complicated and credible than the one we think we know."--Jacket
Must read : rediscovering American bestsellers : from Charlotte Temple to The Da Vinci code by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays that discuss the successes of popular fiction
Careless people : murder, mayhem, and the invention of the Great Gatsby by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Recording )

15 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating look at the autumn of 1922, when F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda returned to New York and the seeds for The Great Gatsby were sown
Behold, America : a history of America first and the American Dream by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

9 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What does America stand for in the twenty-first century? Behold, America confronts this urgent question by looking at the story behind two of the most contentious phrases in the American political playbook: the 'American dream' and 'America first'. What do these phrases tell us about America's idea of itself? What does it mean to put America first, and what exactly are Americans supposed to be dreaming of--personal wealth, public power, racial equality, political refuge, individual freedoms? What happens when these values collide? 'America first' and the 'American dream' were born nearly a century ago and instantly tangled over capitalism, democracy and race. Invoked most recently in Donald Trump's presidential campaign, they came to embody opposing views in the battle to define the soul of the nation. Behold, America recounts the unknown history of these two expressions using the voices that helped shape that debate, from Capitol Hill to the newsroom of the New York Times, students to senators, dreamers to dissenters. As America struggles again to project a shared vision, to itself and to the world, Sarah Churchwell argues that the meanings and history of these terms need to be understood afresh so that the true spirit of America can be reclaimed. Insightful and revelatory, Behold, America overturns everything we thought we knew about the American dream, America first and the battle for the identity of modern America. -- Back cover
The ambassadors by Henry James( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the great masterpieces of James's late period--and the author's own favorite among his works. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY. First published in 1903, The Ambassadors follows the middle-aged Lambert Strether, dispatched from Massachusetts to Paris by his wealthy fiancee to "rescue" her son Chad from the corrupting influences of Europe and its wicked women. Once Strether arrives in Paris, however, Chad introduces him to a world that he finds refined and sophisticated, rather than debauched and base. He is especially enchanted by Chad's female companions, Madame de Vionnet and her daughter, Jeanne, and begins to wonder if, all his life, he has missed out on what the wider world has to offer. As his fiancee, waiting in Massachusetts, grows impatient, she sends more ambassadors to retrieve her wayward men. A darkly comic, masterfully written story of liberation, self-discovery, and the meaning of living well"--
Murder, mayhem and the invention of The great Gatsby by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since its publication, 'The Great Gatsby' has become one of the world's best-loved books, delighting readers across the world. 'Careless People' tells the true story behind F. Scott Fitzgerald's masterpiece, exploring in newly rich detail the relation of Fitzgerald's classic to the chaotic world in which he lived
Forgotten Fitzgerald : echoes of a lost America by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Must Read : Rediscovering American Bestsellers by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is it about certain books that makes them bestsellers? Why do some of these books remain popular for centuries, and others fade gently into obscurity? And why is it that when scholars do turn their attention to bestsellers, they seem only to be interested in the same handful of blockbusters, when so many books that were once immensely popular remain under-examined?Addressing those and other equally pressing questions about popular literature, Must Read is the first scholarly collection to offer both a survey of the evolution of American bestsellers as well as critical readings of some of
Behold, America : a Partial History of America First and the American Dream by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marilyn unveiled : the many lives of an American icon by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A severed head ; The black prince ; The sea, the sea by Iris Murdoch( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The usable past : reading within and without The great Gatsby by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metamorfozy prozy : refleksje post factum by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( )

1 edition published in 2009 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ingerencje w wydania pośmiertne
Flappers and philosophers : the collected short stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Publisher's Description: Encompassing the very best of F. Scott Fitzgerald's short fiction, this collection spans his career, from the early stories of the glittering Jazz Age, through the lost hopes of the thirties, to the last, twilight decade of his life. It brings together his most famous stories, including "The Diamond as Big as the Ritz", a fairy tale of unlimited wealth; the sad and hilarious stories of Hollywood hack Pat Hobby; and, "The Lost Decade", written in Fitzgerald's last years
Flappers and philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of some of the great American author's most noted short works
Secrets and lies : Plath, privacy, publication and Ted Hughes's "Birthday letters" by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forgotten fitzgerald - echoes of a lost america by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Twarze Marylin Monroe by Sarah Bartlett Churchwell( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Sarah Churchwell Amerikaans journaliste (1970-)

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