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Cultural amnesia : necessary memories from history and the arts

Author: Clive James
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clive James
ISBN: 039333354X 9780393333541
OCLC Number: 245536205
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Includes index.
Description: 876 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Overture: Vienna --
Anna Akhmatova --
Peter Altenberg --
Louis Armstrong --
Raymond Aron --
Walter Benjamin --
Marc Bloch --
Jorge Luis Borges --
Robert Brasillach --
Sir Thomas Browne --
Albert Camus --
Dick Cavett --
Paul Celan --
Chamfort --
Coco Chanel --
Charles Chaplin --
Nirad C. Chaudhuri --
G. K. Chesterton --
Jean Cocteau --
Gianfranco Contini --
Benedetto Croce --
Tony Curtis --
Ernst Robert Curtius --
Miles Davis --
Sergei Diaghilev --
Pierre Drieu la Rochelle --
Alfred Einstein --
Duke Ellington --
Federico Fellini --
W. C. Fields --
F. Scott Fitzgerald --
Gustave Flaubert --
Sigmund Freud --
Egon Friedell --
François Furet --
Charles de Gaulle --
Edward Gibbon --
Terry Gilliam --
Josef Goebbels --
Witold Gombrowicz --
William Hazlitt --
Hegel --
Heinrich Heine --
Adolf Hitler --
Ricarda Huch --
Ernst Jünger --
Franz Kafka --
John Keats --
Leszek Kolakowski --
Alexandra Kollontai --
Heda Margolius Kovaly --
Karl Kraus --
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg --
Norman Mailer --
Nadezhda Mandelstam --
Golo Mann --
Heinrich Mann --
Michael Mann --
Thomas Mann --
Mao Zedong --
Chris Marker --
John McCloy --
Zinka Milanov --
Czeslaw Milosz --
Eugenio Montale --
Montesquieu --
Alan Moorehead --
Paul Muratov --
Lewis Namier --
Grigory Ordzhonokidze --
Octavio Paz --
Alfred Polgar --
Beatrix Potter --
Jean Prévost --
Marcel Proust --
Edgar Quinet --
Marcel Reich-Ranicki --
Jean-François Revel --
Richard Rhodes --
Rainer Maria Rilke --
Virginio Rognoni --
Ernesto Sabato --
Edward Said --
Sainte-Beuve --
José Saramago --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Erik Satie --
Arthur Schnitzler --
Sophie Scholl --
Wolf Jobst Siedler --
Manès Sperber --
Tacitus --
Margaret Thatcher --
Henning von Tresckow --
Leon Trotsky --
Karl Tschuppik --
Dubravka Ugresic --
Miguel de Unamuno --
Pedro Henriquez Ureña --
Paul Valéry --
Mario Vargas Llosa --
Evelyn Waugh --
Ludwig Wittgenstein --
Isoroku Yamamoto --
Aleksandr Zinoviev --
Carl Zuckmayer --
Stefan Zweig --
Coda: Kun-Han-Su --
Eckstein and the Egyptian Kinghopper.
Responsibility: Clive James.

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