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The selected essays of Gore Vidal

Author: Gore Vidal; Jay Parini
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2009, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vantage International edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gore Vidal; Jay Parini
ISBN: 9780307388681 0307388689
OCLC Number: 1011078301
Description: xvii, 458 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Reading the writers. Novelist and critics of the 1940s (1953) --
Tarzan revisitied (1963) --
The top ten best-sellers according to the New York Times as of January 7, 1973 (1973) --
French novels : theories of the new novel (1967) --
American plastic : the matter of fiction (1974) --
Calvino's novels (1974) --
The hacks of Academe (1976) --
Some memories of the Glorious Bird and an earlier self (1980) --
Edmund Wilson : this critic and this gin and these shoes (1980) --
William Dean Howells (1983) --
Dawn Powell : the American writer (1987) --
Montaigne (1992) --
Rabbit's own burrow (1996). pt. 2. Reading the world. Passage to Egypt (1963) --
Pornography (1966) --
The Holy Family (1967) --
Homage to Daniel Shays (1972) --
Pink triangle and yellow star (1981) --
Theodore Roosevelt : an American sissy (1981) --
The second American Revolution (1981) --
The National Security State (1988) --
Monotheism and its discontents (1992) --
Black Tuesday (2002) --
State of the Union, 2004.
Responsibility: Gore Vidal ; edited by Jay Parini.

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