Hiding in plain sight : essays in criticism and autobiography (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Hiding in plain sight : essays in criticism and autobiography

Hiding in plain sight : essays in criticism and autobiography

Author: Wendy Lesser
Publisher: San Francisco : Mercury House, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hiding in plain sight.
San Francisco : Mercury House, ©1993
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Lesser
ISBN: 1562790374 9781562790370
OCLC Number: 27187162
Description: xii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Hiding in plain sight / Wendy Lesser --
Storytelling / Stephen Greenblatt --
The idea of courage / Louise Glück --
The importance of plot / Diane Johnson --
Poetry and pleasure / Robert Pinsky --
Christopher Isherwood : getting things right / Thom Gunn --
Wallace Stevens / Robert Hass --
Gertrude Stein / Elizabeth Hardwick --
Jane Austen vs. Henry James / Harold Brodkey --
In defense of Daniel Deronda / Christopher Hitchens --
Elevated shtick : S.J. Perelman / August Kleinzahler --
Unbridled restraint : J.R. Ackerley / Arthur Lobow --
The dead father : a remembrance of Donald Barthelme / Phillip Lopate --
Bob Dylan / Christopher Ricks --
As news spreads : Danny Lyon's photographs / Daniel Wolff --
On modern art & artists / W.S. Di Piero --
The artist's model / Harriet Shapiro --
Rilke dancing / Mindy Aloff --
A note on Bunraku / Susan Sontag --
Home and the world : reflections on Satyajit Ray / Steve Vinebert --
The zipper / Leonard Michaels --
The last American dream : The Manchurian candidate / Greil Marcus --
Do he have your number, Mr. Jeffrey? / Gayle Pemberton --
On waitressing / Irene Oppenheim --
On dumpster diving / Lars Eighner --
Glorius reflections upon the five of hearts and other wild cards in the national deck / Gore Vidal --
Clio among the old folks / Thomas Laqueur --
Mother tongue / Amy Tan --
Chang / Sigrid Nunez --
Her secrets / John Berger --
Vital signs / Natalie Kusz.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Wendy Lesser.


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