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Homage to Daniel Shays; collected essays, 1952-1972.

Author: Gore Vidal
Publisher: New York, Random House [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The forty-four essays in this collection range in subject matter from pornography, the Kennedys, Tarzan, Yukio Mishima, Norman Mailer and paranoid politics.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vidal, Gore, 1925-
Homage to Daniel Shays.
New York, Random House [1972]
(OCoLC)575137510
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal
ISBN: 0394482107 9780394482101
OCLC Number: 363623
Description: viii, 449 pages 22 cm
Contents: Novelists and critics of the 1940s --
A note on the novel --
Book report --
Writing plays for television --
Visit to a small planet --
Satire in the 1950s --
Love love love --
Bernard Shaw's Heartbreak house --
The twelve Caesars --
Norman Mailer's self-advertisements --
President Kennedy --
John Dos Passos at midcentury --
Barry Goldwater: a chat --
Police brutality --
Nasser's Egypt --
Edmund Wilson, tax dodger --
Tarzan revisited --
John O'Hara --
E. Nesbit's magic --
John Horne Burns --
Sex and the law --
The Sexus of Henry Miller --
Byzantium's fall --
Writers and the world --
Pornography --
The holy family --
The Manchester book --
Paranoid politics --
French letters: theories of the new novel --
Miss Sontag's new novel --
Gore Vidal --
The twenty-ninth Republican Convention --
Manifesto and dialogue --
Literary gangsters --
An American press lord --
Meredith --
Doc Reuben --
Drugs --
The death of Mishima --
Women's liberation meets Miller-Mailer-Manson man --
The fourth diary of Anaïs Nin --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
H. Hughes --
Homage to Daniel Shays.

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The forty-four essays in this collection range in subject matter from pornography, the Kennedys, Tarzan, Yukio Mishima, Norman Mailer and paranoid politics.

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