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The time of our time

Author: Norman Mailer
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology telling the story of Norman Mailer and his times. It comprises excerpts of his writings in magazines and novels, including The Naked and the Dead, the novel which launched him in 1948. The entries are arranged chronologically and by theme.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Mailer
ISBN: 0375500979 9780375500978
OCLC Number: 37854411
Description: xix, 1286 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1929 / Prelude- I. Boxing with Hemingway --
1942 / Prelude- II. Our man at Harvard --
1944 / The Second World War- I. The attack across the river --
1944-1946 / The Second World War- II. The four dead Germans --
1944 / The Second World War- III. The death of Mary Gallagher --
1946-1949 / Aftermath --
1949 / Portrait- I. Dorothy Parker --
1949 / The second novel- II. Preface to Barbary Shore --
Excerpts from Barbary Shore --
1933-1948 / The Cold War- I. Lunch at 21 --
1952 / The Cold War- II. The man who studied yoga --
1947-1951 / The Cold War- III. The face of the rock --
1952 / Hollywood- I. Herman Teppis at the Laguna Room --
1953 / Getting to know you- I. Miking it --
1954 / Getting to know you--II. Homage to El Loco --
1955-1956 / The Cold War- Iv. Imbibing Thursdays --
1955-1957 / More than a bit of violence in me. Literary pain and shame --
Quickly: a column for slow readers --
The white negro: superficial reflections on the hipster --
1956-1957 / Uruguay- I. The car windows were clouded --
Uruguay- II. A course in counterespionage --
Getting to know you- III. Night beat --
1959 / Portrait- II. Truman Capote --
1959 / A state of mind as declared in 1959. The shits are killing us --
Hip, hell, and the navigator: an interview with Richard G. Stern and Robert F. Lucid --
1956-1959 / Hollywood-II. The Jewish princess --
1959 / The time of her time --
1960 / Convention time. Modene-I --
Superman comes to the supermarket- I --
Modene- II --
Superman comes to the supermarket- II --
First Lady in waiting --
Superman comes to the supermarket- III --
Modene- III --
1960-1961 / The shadow of the crime. A word from the author --
An open letter to Fidel Castro --
1960-1962 / Cuba. Washington- I: Preparing for the Bay of Pigs --
Washington-II: Until just before the Bay of Pigs --
Miami-I: The day after the Bay of Pigs --
Washington- III: Keeping up with Modene --
Miami-II: Artime and Castro --
Miami- III: Poisoning Castro --
New York-I: Whom? --
1959-1962 / Hollywood- III. Marilyn and Arthur Miller --
1960-1961 / Found objects- I. A mighty mother --
Found objects- II. Oswald and Marina in Minsk --
1961 / Kennedy, Castro, and Oswald. The six times zones between Dallas and Paris --
Fort Worth to Dallas --
A high-powered rifle --
A visit to Lubyanka --
Terribly bad characters --
A hero to himself --
The widow's elegy --
The third widow --
1963 / An American dream --
1962-1966 / Conservatism and Liberalism. A debate with William Buckley --
My hope for America: a review of a book by Lyndon B. Johnson --
Excerpt from a Speech at Berkeley on Vietnam Day --
A happy solution to Vietnam --
1964-1966 / Why are we in Vietnam? 1965 / On the art of the absurd. Metaphor versus science --
1967 / The armies of the night. The Liberal party --
Toward a theater of ideas --
A transfer of power --
The marshal and the Nazi --
1968 / Miami and the siege of Chicago. Bobby Kennedy --
Gene McCarthy in Cambridge --
Miami Beach, August 2-8 --
Chicago, August 24-29 --
Property --
A massacre on Michigan Boulevard --
Convention's end --
1969 / Of a fire on the moon. The psychology of astronauts --
Wernher Von Braun --
Red and Mollie --
Lift-off --
The greatest week --
A dream of the future's face --
1971 / Women's liberation. The raging affair: Kate Millett and Henry Miller --
Millett and D.H. Lawrence --
Brooding over abortion --
Togetherness --
1971 / The Cavett Show with Gore Vidal and Janet Flanner --
1972 / Four more years. St. George --
Candidate Emeritus --
A visit to Dr. Kissinger --
Pat Nixon --
Nixon comes to Miami --
1972-1974 / Watergate. Into the credibility gap --
Interview with Ehrlichman --
A harlot high and low --
Nixon's fall --
1974 / The faith of graffiti --
1974 / The fight. Bantu philosophy --
King of the flunkies --
The run --
The impresario --
The dressing room --
Right hand leads --
The man in the rigging --
A long collapsing two seconds --
1976 / Portrait- III. Christ, Satan, and the Presidential candidate --
1977 / The Executioner's Song. Brenda, Johnny, and Gary --
Gary and Nicole --
The guns --
Back in Jail --
Gilmore and Gibbs --
1000 B.C. / The embalming --
1983-1984 / Amateurs- I. Excerpts from Tough Guys Don't Dance --
1976-1982 / Amateurs- II. The best move lies close to the worst --
1985 / Huckleberry Finn- alive at 100 --
1989 / A folly repeated. A speech on Salman Rushdie --
1989 / The best of Abbie Hoffman --
1991 / Children of the Pied Piper. A review of America Psycho --
1991 / Creationism revisited --
1991 / How the wimp won the war --
1992 / By heaven inspired --
1994 / Portrait- IV. Madonna --
1996 / Portrait- V: Clinton and Dole. the war of the oxymorons --
How the Pharaoh beat Bogey --
1200 B.C. / the battle of Kadesh --
1200 B.C. / Nefertiri and Menenhetet --
1975 / In preface to the gospel- I. An interview on existentialism and karma --
1962-1963 / In preface to the gospel-II. A Jewish limb on the Judeo-Christian ethic: miracles --
1967 / In preface to the gospel- III. The communication of Christ --
The gospel according to the son. John the Baptist and the devil --
Faith and lack of faith --
Judas --
An entrance into Jerusalem --
A dialogue with a scribe --
Mary Magdalene --
A resurrection --
After death come limbo --
The harbors of the moon.
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An anthology telling the story of Norman Mailer and his times. It comprises excerpts of his writings in magazines and novels, including The Naked and the Dead, the novel which launched him in 1948. The entries are arranged chronologically and by theme.

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