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The Resource Otherwise known as the human condition : selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010, Geoff Dyer

Otherwise known as the human condition : selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010, Geoff Dyer

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Otherwise known as the human condition : selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010
Title
Otherwise known as the human condition
Title remainder
selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010
Statement of responsibility
Geoff Dyer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A volume of nonfiction writings and essays by the National Book Critics Circle finalist draws on twenty-five years of work and includes pieces that reflect on subjects ranging from jazz and the British-dole queue to haute couture and hotel sex
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Dyer, Geoff
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Essays
Label
Otherwise known as the human condition : selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010, Geoff Dyer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-420)
Contents
  • Alec Soth : Riverrun
  • Richard Misrach
  • William Gedney
  • Michael Ackerman
  • Miroslav Tichý
  • Saving Grace : Todd Hido
  • Idris Kahn
  • Edward Burtynsky
  • Turner and memory
  • The American sublime
  • Visuals.
  • The awakening of stones : Rodin
  • Ecce homo
  • Verbals.
  • D.H. Lawrence : Sons and lovers
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : The beautiful and the damned
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : Tender is the night
  • Pounding print
  • Richard Ford : Independence day
  • James Salter : The hunters and Light years
  • Denis Johnson : Tree of smoke
  • Jacques Henri Lartigue and the discovery of India
  • Ian McEwan : Atonement
  • Lorrie Moore : A gate at the stairs
  • Don DeLillo : Point omega
  • The Goncourt journals
  • Rebecca West : Black lamb and grey falcon
  • John Cheever : The journals
  • Ryszard Japuściński's African life
  • W.G. Sebald, Bombing, and Thomas Bernhard
  • Regarding the achievement of others : Susan Sontag
  • The moral art of war
  • Robert Capa
  • Musicals.
  • "My favorite things"
  • Ramamani
  • Def Leppard and the anthropology of supermodernity
  • Editions of contemporary me
  • Is jazz dead?
  • Cherry Street
  • Variables.
  • Blues for Vincent
  • Loving and admiring : Camus' Algeria
  • If I die in a combat zone
  • Oradour-sur-Glane
  • Parting shots
  • The wrong stuff
  • Fabulous clothes
  • The 2004 Olympics
  • Sex and hotels
  • What will survive of us
  • Personals.
  • The airfix generation
  • Comics in a man's life
  • Ruth Orkin's V-E Day
  • Violets of pride
  • On being an only child
  • Sacked
  • On the roof
  • Unpacking my library
  • Reader's block
  • My life as a gate-crasher
  • Something didn't happen
  • Otherwise known as the human condition (with particular reference to Doughtnut Plant doughnuts)
  • Of course
  • Richard Avedon
  • Enrique Metinides
  • Joel Sternfeld's utopian visions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 421 p.
Isbn
9781555975791
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010937517
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650212620
  • (OCoLC)ocn650212620
  • 262012
Label
Otherwise known as the human condition : selected essays and reviews, 1989-2010, Geoff Dyer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-420)
Contents
  • Alec Soth : Riverrun
  • Richard Misrach
  • William Gedney
  • Michael Ackerman
  • Miroslav Tichý
  • Saving Grace : Todd Hido
  • Idris Kahn
  • Edward Burtynsky
  • Turner and memory
  • The American sublime
  • Visuals.
  • The awakening of stones : Rodin
  • Ecce homo
  • Verbals.
  • D.H. Lawrence : Sons and lovers
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : The beautiful and the damned
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : Tender is the night
  • Pounding print
  • Richard Ford : Independence day
  • James Salter : The hunters and Light years
  • Denis Johnson : Tree of smoke
  • Jacques Henri Lartigue and the discovery of India
  • Ian McEwan : Atonement
  • Lorrie Moore : A gate at the stairs
  • Don DeLillo : Point omega
  • The Goncourt journals
  • Rebecca West : Black lamb and grey falcon
  • John Cheever : The journals
  • Ryszard Japuściński's African life
  • W.G. Sebald, Bombing, and Thomas Bernhard
  • Regarding the achievement of others : Susan Sontag
  • The moral art of war
  • Robert Capa
  • Musicals.
  • "My favorite things"
  • Ramamani
  • Def Leppard and the anthropology of supermodernity
  • Editions of contemporary me
  • Is jazz dead?
  • Cherry Street
  • Variables.
  • Blues for Vincent
  • Loving and admiring : Camus' Algeria
  • If I die in a combat zone
  • Oradour-sur-Glane
  • Parting shots
  • The wrong stuff
  • Fabulous clothes
  • The 2004 Olympics
  • Sex and hotels
  • What will survive of us
  • Personals.
  • The airfix generation
  • Comics in a man's life
  • Ruth Orkin's V-E Day
  • Violets of pride
  • On being an only child
  • Sacked
  • On the roof
  • Unpacking my library
  • Reader's block
  • My life as a gate-crasher
  • Something didn't happen
  • Otherwise known as the human condition (with particular reference to Doughtnut Plant doughnuts)
  • Of course
  • Richard Avedon
  • Enrique Metinides
  • Joel Sternfeld's utopian visions
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 421 p.
Isbn
9781555975791
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010937517
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)650212620
  • (OCoLC)ocn650212620
  • 262012

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