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Named Person: Christopher Isherwood
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James J Berg; Chris Freeman; Stephen McCauley
ISBN: 9780816683611 0816683611 9780816683635 0816683638
OCLC Number: 1010261092
Description: xxii, 305 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: ContentsForeword: Outside the FrameStephen McCauleyIntroduction: An American OutsiderJames J. Berg and Chris FreemanPart I. A Single Man and Los Angeles Culture in the 1960s1. A Single Man and the American MauriceLois Cucullu2. Labor of Love: Making Chris & DonTina Mascara and Guido Santi3. Working through Grief in the Drafts of A Single ManCarola M. Kaplan4. Writing the Unspeakable in A Single Man and Mrs. DallowayJamie Carr5. A Whole without Transcendence: Isherwood, Woolf, and the Aesthetics of ConnectionWilliam R. Handley6. Ford Does IsherwoodKyle Stevens7. A Real Diamond: The Multicultural World of A Single ManJames J. Berg and Chris FreemanPart II. The Religious Writer8. Isherwood and the Psycho-geography of HomeVictor Marsh9. Isherwood and Huxley: The Novel as Mystic FableRobert L. Caserio10. Down Where on a Visit?: Isherwood's Mythology of SelfRebecca Gordon Stewart11. A Phone Call by the RiverPaul M. McNeil12. "Give me devotion . . . even against my will": Christopher Isherwood and IndiaNiladri R. Chatterjee13. Spiritual Searching in Isherwood's Artistic ProductionMario FaraonePart III. A Writer at Odds with Himself in Cold War America14. Christopher Isherwood and Edward UpwardBenjamin Kohlmann15. Huxley and Isherwood: The California YearsPeter Edgerly Firchow16. The Celebrity Effect: Isherwood, Hollywood, and the Performance of SelfLisa Colletta17. A Writer at Work: The Isherwood ArchiveSara S. Hodson18. Pulp Isherwood: Cheap Paperbacks and Queer Cold War ReadersJaime Harker19. Not Satisfied with the Ending: Connecting The World in the Evening to MauriceJoshua AdairAcknowledgmentsContributorsIndex
Responsibility: James J. Berg and Chris Freeman, editors ; foreword by Stephen McCauley.
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