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Ascending peculiarity : Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey : interviews

Author: Edward Gorey; Karen Wilkin
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Culled from dozens of interviews, this portrait of the famous artist showcases Gorey's ideas about French symbolist poetry, soap operas, George Balanchine, ballet, and Victorian snuff photography, among other topics.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gorey, Edward, 1925-2000.
Ascending peculiarity.
New York : Harcourt, ©2001
(OCoLC)606611077
Named Person: Edward Gorey; Edward Gorey; Edward Gorey; Edward Gorey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Gorey; Karen Wilkin
ISBN: 0151005044 9780151005048
OCLC Number: 46383854
Description: xxi, 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Edward Gorey : an introduction / Karen Wilkin --
And "G" is for Gorey who here tells his story (1973) / Jan Hodenfield --
The City Ballet fan extraordinaire (1973) / Anna Kisselgoff --
Balletgorey (1974) / Tobi Tobias --
Conversations with writers : Edward Gorey (1977) / Robert Dahlin --
The Dick Cavett show with Edward Gorey (1977) / Dick Cavett --
The cat quotes of Edward Gorey (1978) / Jane Merrill Filstrup --
An interview with Edward St. John Gorey at the Gotham Book Mart (1978) / Jane Merrill Filstrup --
The mind's eye : writers who draw (1980) / Jean Martin --
Edward Gorey (1980) / Lisa Solod --
The poison penman (1984) / Richard Dyer --
An American original (1988) / Carol Stevens --
Edward Gorey and the Tao of nonsense (1992) / Stephen Schiff --
Edward Gorey (1995) / Simon Henwood --
Edward Gorey : portrait of the artist in chilling color (1996) / Scott Baldauf --
The Gorey details (1997) / David Streitfeld --
Edward Gorey : Proust questionnaire (1997) / Anonymous --
A Gorey encounter (1997) / Ed Pinsent --
Writing "The black doll" : a talk with Edward Gorey (1998) / Annie Nocenti --
The connection (1998) / Christopher Lydon --
Playing favorites (1998) / Kerry Fried --
Edward Gorey's cover story (1999) / Steven Heller.
Other Titles: Edward Gorey on Edward Gorey
Responsibility: selected and edited by Karen Wilkin.
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Designed to appeal to Gorey lovers as well as those seeking an introduction to his work, "Ascending Peculiarity" includes reproductions of previously unpublished drawings and photos. 150 line  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR EDWARD GOREY"A man of enormous erudition . . . an artist and writer of genius."--Stephen Schiff, "The New Yorker""Edward Gorey's work is remarkable and mysterious. I find it Read more...

 
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