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An autobiography

Author: Frank Lloyd Wright
Publisher: New York : Horizon Press, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Opening with his life as a child with his Welsh forebears in the midwest, his running away to plunge into the creative ferment of the Chicago 1890s, this is the story of one of the world's most productive careers.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.
Autobiography.
New York : Horizon Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)567831740
Named Person: Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright; Frank Lloyd Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Lloyd Wright
ISBN: 0818002220 9780818002229
OCLC Number: 2867647
Notes: Includes index.
Part of the Ostroff Collection. Inscribed on the half t.p. by the author to his third wife: To my co-author Olgivanna from her own "author" Frank Lloyd Wright.
Description: 620 pages, [20] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book 1 : Family --
Prelude --
Family --
The Boy --
The Mother --
Bach --
Gifts --
Truth against the world --
Adding tired to tired --
To her! --
Sunday --
Robie --
In memoriam --
A Man --
The --
Horse The Sow --
The Cow --
The Hen --
The Hoe --
Main strength and awkwardness --
Peace! Beauty! Satisfaction! Rest --
The Father --
The Freshman party --
Tragedy. Book 2 : Fellowship --
Interlude --
Fellowship --
The Apprentice --
Chicago --
Silsbee --
A Pretty girl in pink --
Oak Park --
Culture --
Cecil --
Alder and Sullivan --
Let the dead bury their dead --
Initiation --
Combat --
The Master --
Catherine --
Truth is life --
The Master and I --
The Auditorium building --
The Valley --
Six children --
Fatherhood --
The Hose --
Education --
Nineteen years --
Groceries, rent. Book 3 : Work --
The Field --
Work --
Romeo and Juliet --
Building the new house --
Simplicity --
Plasticity --
The Nature of materials --
The First Protestant affirmation --
Designing Unity Temple --
A Code --
Kuno Francke --
The Closed road --
In exile --
Aftermath --
Taliesin --
Tale of the Midway Gardens --
Again --
Taliesin II --
Reconstruction --
And Japanese prints --
g A Song to heaven --
Yedo --
Building against doomsday --
Hollyhock House, Hollywood --
Retrospect --
The Angels --
What form --
Alter ego --
The Novice --
La Miniatura, first-born Usonian of California --
The Block --
L'envoi --
Business mystic --
The Glass skyscraper --
Isaiah --
Reunion --
The Master's work --
Taliesin III --
Retrospect. Book 4 : Freedom --
Hymn --
Autumn --
Freedom to work again --
Work and honors --
Arizona --
Ubiquity --
Retrospect --
San Marcos in the desert --
Significant insignificance --
An Angry prophecy and a preachment : the city --
Rent --
Time --
Traffic --
Why build poverty as an institution into our nation? --
What freedom --
The Road always better than the inn --
Land --
The Gas station --
The Motor car much more and more to the fore --
Distribution --
Appeasement --
The Travesty "taste" --
The Old order --
The Symbol of authority --
The Enemy --
Youth --
A Philosophy in the nature of materials --
Glass --
Continuity : another reality --
Materials for their own sake --
New integrity --
Ornament integral at last! --
Great power --
Usonian --
Who looks and sees --
Journeyman preacher --
Another modern instance --
Three progress fairs in one --
Milwaukee instance --
Another little story --
Consequences --
Honorable interval --
More --
Echo --
Autobiography --
Memories --
I remember --
Taliesin III --
Home again --
Ave Maria --
Postlude. Book 5 : Form --
Work-song --
The Character of form as natural --
Post-mortum --
Perspective --
A Promise --
Anno Domini 1929 --
Flight of the soul --
An Extension of the work in architecture --
To the enemy --
the cliche --
To students of the Beaux Arts Institute --
What is the matter with human nature --
Materials versus cash : lumber and lime --
Again the legal episode --
Catastrophe --
Lime --
Shopping for the fellowship --
Incident --
The Story of Taliesin and "relief" : the officious Samaritan --
Relief --
A Course incident --
Defense --
Stars and bars --
Etta --
The Lighter side --
Especially designed --
Beethoven --
Another "I remember" --
Upkeep of the carcass --
Mutual service --
Rehearsals --
Instances of the casual --
A.I.A. --
Fellowship marriages --
Allegory that failed to convince even the author --
The Moral --
Four seasons in four verses --
Our goodtime playhouse out of the old gymnasium --
Snatching victory from the jaws of defeat --
Rest for the wicked --
Taliesin West : desert conquest --
Democratic back-drag --
I. The Servent mind --
II. The Inferiority complex --
III. The Umbilical cord --
IV. Pin-feather ego --
V. The Ever womanly --
VI. The Cash and carry system --
VII. The Broadway creed --
Conscience --
Fellowship assets --
good correlation! --
The First-person singular --
Aldebaran --
The Story of Hibbard the Johnson --
Incidental --
Beautiful business --
Hunches --
Seeing is believing --
Heresy --
The Church of the future --
Breakfast at Taliesin --
And now back to the Usonian House I --
Usonian House II --
Gravity heat --
The Unkind fireplace --
The Stampede --
On taking effects for causes --
Friends of our fellowship --
The Merry wives of Taliesin --
Lulu Bett --
The American citizen --
To poet Carl the Sandberg --
Invited --
The Taliesin sniff --
A War fable --
aggressive foreign policy --
Tokio --
Japan --
The Print --
To London --
Honor --
Audience --
Moscow --
To Russia --
Address to the Arcitects' World Congress --
Soviet Russia 1937 --
Architecture and life in the U.S.S.R. --
An Open letter to Frank Lloyd Wright --
Reply to the faculty communists of the University of Wisconsin --
To you, American communists --
Safety of the soul depends on courage. Book 6 : Broadacre City --
Preamble --
Democratic form --
The New discretion --
The Democratic spirit --
Miseducation --
Mammon --
The Time has come --
Mammon's wife --
The Net mistake --
Hell --
The Bureau knobs and drawers --
Integrity --
The Saving clause --
So what of the night --
And yet --
An Answer --
To gather the significance of all this together --
Self-defense for Usonia Index --
Photographers' credits.
Responsibility: Frank Lloyd Wright.

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Opening with his life as a child with his Welsh forebears in the midwest, his running away to plunge into the creative ferment of the Chicago 1890s, this is the story of one of the world's most productive careers.

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