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The 20th century's greatest hits : a "top-40" list

Author: Paul Williams; David G Hartwell
Publisher: New York : Forge, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rates the best of the twentieth century's art and pop culture, while accompanying essays provide commentary on the way art and performance influences the public and modern world.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Williams; David G Hartwell
ISBN: 0312873905 9780312873905 0312873913 9780312873912
OCLC Number: 44128305
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Includes index.
Description: 304 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Things we said today / The Beatles --
Sister Ray / The Velvet Underground --
Girl before a mirror / Pablo Picasso --
The I Ching or Book of Changes / translated by Richard Wilhelm --
Ulysses / James Joyce --
God bless the child and I cover the waterfront / Billie Holiday --
The universal declaration of human rights / Eleanor Roosevelt, et al. --
Winnie-the-Pooh / A.A. Milne --
Martian time-slip / Philip K. Dick --
Howl / Allen Ginsberg --
Pet sounds / The Beach Boys --
Old path white clouds: walking in the footsteps of the Buddha / Thich Nhat Hanh --
Dance / Henri Matisse --
2001: a space odyssey / Stanley Kubrick --
Concert performance / Umm Kulthum --
The bear and Nobel Prize acceptance speech / William Faulkner --
Renaldo & Clara / Bob Dylan --
Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon --
Concert performance / Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan --
The anatomy of dependence / Takeo Doi --
On the road / Jack Kerouac --
For a few dollars more / Sergio Leone --
Mr. Costello, hero and And now the news ... / Theodore Sturgeon --
Horses / Patti Smith --
Two-lane blacktop / Monte Hellman --
Concert performance / The Grateful Dead --
Krazy Kat Sunday page / George Herriman --
Smokestack lightning / Howlin' Wolf --
God bless you, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls before swine / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. --
Impressions, side one / John Coltrane --
Stranger in a strange land / Robert A. Heinlein --
The lottery in Babylon and The wall and the books / Jorge Luis Borges --
The little prince / Antoine de Saint-Exupéry --
Gandhi / Richard Attenborough and Ben Kingsley --
The Rolling Stones, now! / The Rolling Stones --
Dune / Frank Herbert --
Oh happy day / The Edwin Hawkins Singers --
Kundun / Martin Scorsese --
A private correspondence / Lawrence Durrell and Henry Miller --
Lost Highway / Hank Williams.
Other Titles: Twentieth century's greatest hits
Responsibility: Paul Williams ; [edited by David G. Hartwell].
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Rates the best of the twentieth century's art and pop culture, while accompanying essays provide commentary on the way art and performance influences the public and modern world.

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