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Author: Javier Marías
Publisher: New York : New Directions Pub., 2007, ©2006.
Series: New Directions paperbook, 1068
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Javier Marías
ISBN: 9780811216890 0811216896
OCLC Number: 319052007
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: c2006.
Description: 200 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: William Faulkner on horseback --
Joseph Conrad on land --
Isak Dinesen in old age --
James Joyce in his poses --
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa in class --
Henry James on a visit --
Arthur Conan Doyle and women --
Robert Louis Stevenson among criminals --
Ivan Turgenev in his sadness --
Thomas Mann in his suffering --
Vladimir Nabokov in raptures --
Rainer Maria Rilke in waiting --
Malcolm Lawry beset by calamity --
Madame du Deffand and the idiots --
Rudyard Kipling without jokes --
Arthur Rimbaud against art --
Djuna Barnes in silence --
Oscar Wilde after prison --
Yukio Mishima in death --
Laurence Sterne at the end --
Fugitive women: Lady Hester Stanhope, the queen of the desert ; Vernon Lee, the tiger-cat ; Adah Isaacs Menken, the equestrian poetess ; Violet Hunt, the improper person of Babylon ; Julie de Lespinasse, the amorous mistress ; Emily Brontë, the silent major --
Perfect artists.
Series Title: New Directions paperbook, 1068
Other Titles: Vidas escritas.
Responsibility: Javier Marías ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.

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