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The burning library : essays

Author: Edmund White; David Bergman
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 1995, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage International edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Edmund, 1940-
Burning library.
New York : Vintage International, 1995, ©1994
(OCoLC)894776422
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund White; David Bergman
ISBN: 0679754741 9780679754749 0679434755 9780679434757
OCLC Number: 33488913
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 386 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: On Reading: An Exaltation of Dreams --
I. THE SEVENTIES --
The Gay Philosopher --
On Becoming a Model for Male Smut --
The Joys of Gay Life --
Fantasia on the Seventies --
On James Merrill --
Sado Machismo --
II. THE EIGHTIES --
The Political Vocabulary of Homosexuality --
The Irresponsible Art of Robert Mapplethorne --
A Sensual Man with a Spiritual Quest: Christopher Isherwood --
The Politics of Gender: Michel Foucault --
Sweating Mirrors: A Conversation with Truman Capote --
This is Not a Mammal: A Visit with William Burroughs --
James Schuyler --
Thoughts on White on Black on White: Coleman Dowell --
The Emperor of Signs: Roland Barthes --
Movies and Poems: Pier Paolo Pasolini --
Paradise Found --
Sexual Culture --
Nabakov: Beyond Parody --
Writer on a Hot Tin Roof: Tennessee Williams --
The Woman Who Loved Memory: Christina Stead --
Keeping up with the Jones: James Jones --
Their Masks, Their Lives --
Harry Mathew's Cigarettes --
Esthetics and Loss --
Danilo Kis: The Obligations of Form --
The Critic, the Mirror and the Vamp: A.W. Symons --
The Paris Review Interview --
THE NINETIES --
The Angel in the House: Tennessee William's Letters --
Out of the Closet, on to the Bookshelf --
The Wanderer: Juan Goytisolo's Border Crossings --
Genet's Prisoner of Love --
Straight Women, Gay Men --
Black Like Whom?: Darryl Pinckney --
Southern Belles Lettres: Cormac McCarthy --
Two Princes: Prince and Richard Prince --
Two Eulogies: David Kalstone, Robert Mapplethorpe --
Pool in Rocks by the Sea: Isherwood and Bachardy --
Marguerite Yourcernar --
Herve Giubert: Sade in Jeans --
The Personal Is Political: Queer Fiction and Criticism.
Responsibility: Edmund White ; edited by David Bergman.

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