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Cunningham, Michael 1952-

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Works: 190 works in 887 publications in 7 languages and 27,667 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Drama  Film adaptations  Suspense fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Young adult works  Biographical fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Creator, Narrator, Editor
Classifications: PS3553.U484, 813.54
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The hours by Michael Cunningham( Book )
106 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,784 libraries worldwide
A trio of stories around the writer, Virginia Woolf. In the first, set in 1923, Woolf is writing her novel, Mrs. Dalloway. The second story is on a woman reading the novel in 1949 Los Angeles, while the third is on a woman in present-day New York who has been nicknamed Mrs. Dalloway by her boyfriend
Specimen days by Michael Cunningham( Book )
49 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,830 libraries worldwide
In a novel of human progress and social decline, three characters are seen in three different eras: the Industrial Revolution; the 21st century and 150 years into the future as the poet Walt Whitman presides over each episode
By nightfall by Michael Cunningham( Book )
44 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,695 libraries worldwide
Peter and Rebecca Harris--mid-forties denizens of Manhattan's SoHo, he a dealer, she an editor--are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca's much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in the family as Mizzy, "the mistake"), shows up for a visit
A home at the end of the world by Michael Cunningham( Book )
61 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 2,269 libraries worldwide
In New York after college, Bobby moves in with Jonathan and his roommate, Clare, a veteran of the city's erotic wars. Bobby and Clare fall in love, scuttling the plans of Jonathan, who is gay, to father Clare's child. Then, when Clare and Bobby have a baby, the three move to a small house upstate to raise "their" child together and create a new kind of family
Flesh and blood by Michael Cunningham( Book )
32 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,611 libraries worldwide
The story of Constantine Stassos, a Greek immigrant. He marries an Italian girl, they have three children and he becomes a rich construction boss. After which it's downhill all the way: drugs, sex and the generation gap. The parents divorce, a son becomes a homosexual, the daughter has an illegitimate black baby. By the author of A Home at the End of the World
The snow queen by Michael Cunningham( Book )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,304 libraries worldwide
A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a vision in the sky above Central Park while his musician brother takes drugs he thinks will help him compose a ballad for his seriously ill wife. This novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; there he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn't believe in visions, or in God, but he can't deny what he's seen. At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett's older brother, a struggling musician, is trying and failing to write a wedding song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill. Tyler is determined to write a song that will be not merely a sentimental ballad but an enduring expression of love. Barrett, haunted by the light, turns unexpectedly to religion. Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his creative powers. Beth tries to face mortality with as much courage as she can summon. The author follows the Meeks brothers as each travels down a different path in his search for transcendence. He demonstrates a profound empathy for his conflicted characters and a singular understanding of what lies at the core of the human soul
Evening ( visu )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,254 libraries worldwide
Overcome by the power of memory, Ann Lord reveals a long-held secret to her concerned daughters, Constance and Nina. Both are bedside when Ann calls out for the man she loved more than any other. Her daughters wonder who the man, Harris, is and about his relationship with their mother. Constance and Nina try to take stock of Ann's life as their mother is tended to by a night nurse as she journeys into her mind back to a summer weekend some fifty years before, before she was married, going from New York City to be maid of honor at the high-society Newport wedding of her dearest friend from college. Unexpected feelings surge forth once Ann meets wedding guest Harris Arden, a lifelong friend and intimate of the Wittenborn family. Ann's love for Harris will change her life, and those of her daughters, forever
The hours by Michael Cunningham( Sound Recording )
36 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 libraries worldwide
Intertwines the stories of three women linked by their relationship to Virginia Woolf's 1925 novel Mrs. Dalloway: Woolf herself, in the throes of writing Mrs. Dalloway and contemplating suicide; Laura, a young wife and mother suffocating in the confines of her tidy life in Los Angeles in 1949; and Clarissa, who is giving a party in the present in New York City for her closest friend, Richard, a writer dying of AIDS
By nightfall by Michael Cunningham( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 854 libraries worldwide
Art dealer Peter Harris and his wife, editor Rebecca, are living the quintessential Manhattan urban life with a comfortable apartment, a savory reputation, and boundless happiness. However, when Rebecca's younger brother Ethan walks back into the picture after years of drug problems, Peter starts questioning both his career and personal life
Specimen days by Michael Cunningham( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 713 libraries worldwide
In a novel of human progress and social decline, three characters are seen in three different eras: the Industrial Revolution; the 21st century and 150 years into the future as the poet Walt Whitman presides over each episode
A home at the end of the world ( visu )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 669 libraries worldwide
This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Unconventional Bobby and gay Jonathan became best friends when they met as boys. They drift apart then reunite in New York where Jonathan shares an apartment with Clare
The snow queen : a novel by Michael Cunningham( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 609 libraries worldwide
Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up; he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. At the same time, in Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett's older brother, a struggling musician, is trying to write a song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill. Barrett, haunted by the light, turns unexpectedly to religion, while Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his creative
A home at the end of the world by Michael Cunningham( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Story of two boyhood friends, Jonathan, lonely, introspective and unsure of himself; and Bobby, hip, dark, and inarticulate. In New York after college, Bobby moves in with Jonathan and his roommate, Clare, a veteran of the city's erotic wars. Bobby and Clare fall in love, scuttling the plans of Jonathan, who is gay, to father Clare's child. Then, when Clare and Bobby have a baby, the three move to a small house upstate to raise "their" child together and create a new kind of family
I am not this body : photographs by Barbara Ess( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
"Barbara Ess is renowned for her unparalleled use of the pinhole camera, and her effort to "photograph what cannot be photographed" - the unseen world of sensation, thought, and emotion. The haunting images she has created over the last twenty years are gathered in the lushly produced I Am Not This Body, her first major publication." "Using the most basic photographic means, a camera with a tiny, lensless aperture, Ess describes the mystery and possibility that lies beneath the apparently mute surfaces of everyday objects. Due to the short focal length of her camera, her subtly-toned compositions plunge towards their luminous centers, their edges shrouded in darkness. Ess's subject matter is complex: the nature of identity; the primal forces and seductions of the natural world; and the interior and exterior lives of the self. She has an uncanny ability to describe and draw meaning from the world, in all its intricately-woven opacity." "Ess's is a conscious quest: to explore "ambiguous perceptual boundaries: between people, between the self and the not-self, between in here and out there." Her photographs insist that life is subjective; reality includes a perceiver, through whom experience is filtered. The psychologically charged photographs in I Am Not This Body probe the primary and personal, and activate the viewer's own imagination and memories. The strange and affecting images Ess coaxes from her primitive instrument are both utterly simple and richly profound."--BOOK JACKET
Golden states by Michael Cunningham( Book )
3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
David Stark, an adolescent and mainstay of a family of women nearing physical or emotional collapse, hitchhikes from Southern California to San Francisco to locate a wandering sister and encounters adulthood
Laws for creations by Walt Whitman( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
The hours by Stephen Daldry( visu )
42 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Een dag uit het leven van drie vrouwen in verschillende tijdsperioden, met als bindend element de roman 'Mrs. Dalloway' van Virginia Woolf
Bij het vallen van de avond by Michael Cunningham( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Dutch and held by 147 libraries worldwide
De komst van zijn zwager leidt bij een kunsthandelaar van middelbare leeftijd tot grote innerlijke verwarring
Death in Venice by Thomas Mann( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Celebrated novella of a middle-aged German writer's tormented passion for a Polish youth met on holiday in Venice, and its tragic consequences. Powerful evocation of the mysterious forces of death and disintegration in the midst of existence, and the isolation of the artist in 20th-century life
De uren by Michael Cunningham( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in Dutch and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Een dag uit het leven van drie vrouwen in de jaren '20, '40 en '90, met als bindend element de roman "Mrs. Dalloway" van Virginia Woolf
 
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Alternative Names
Cunningham, Michael
Kaningems, Maikls 1952-
Kinniǧhām, Māykil 1952-
カニンガム, マイケル
Languages
English (492)
Dutch (8)
French (7)
Chinese (2)
Italian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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