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Saul Steinberg : a biography

Author: Deirdre Bair
Publisher: New York : Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Explores the life and career of graphic artist and The New Yorker magazine mainstay Saul Steinberg.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Saul Steinberg; Saul Steinberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre Bair
ISBN: 9780385524483 038552448X
OCLC Number: 768728929
Description: xv, 732 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: The Americanization of Saul Steinberg --
A decidedly peculiar place --
A wunderkind without knowing it --
A secure trade --
The place to go --
The betrayal --
To answer in English --
A heroic decision --
In a state of utter delight --
Going off to the OSS --
My hand is itching for drawings --
Starting again in the cartoons racket --
The stranger she married --
Slaving away with pleasure --
The only happily married couple --
The draftsman-laureate of modernism --
Balkan fatalism --
Some sort of breakdown --
A deflating balloon --
A grand old-fashioned journey --
Covering 14,000 miles --
Six people to support --
A biting satire of American life --
Classic symptoms --
The thirty-five years' war --
Changes and new things --
I lived with her for so long --
Boredom tells me something --
The terrible curse of the consciousness of fame --
Autobiography doesn't stop --
I have to move --
The desire for fame --
Such a didactic country --
Living in the past --
Furniture as biography --
Up to my nose in trouble --
Sadness like an illness --
The man who did that poster --
What the memory accumulates --
The defects of the tribe --
The passion of his life --
"Steinbergian" --
Winding up like my parents --
The latest news --
Affirmation of things as they are --
What's the point? --
Nature's charitable amnesia --
The annus mirabilis of 1999 --
The uncertainty of his place.
Responsibility: Deirdre Bair.

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Explores the life and career of graphic artist and The New Yorker magazine mainstay Saul Steinberg.

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