Coverart for item
The Resource The fame lunches : on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags, Daphne Merkin

The fame lunches : on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags, Daphne Merkin

Label
The fame lunches : on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags
Title
The fame lunches
Title remainder
on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags
Statement of responsibility
Daphne Merkin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays on everything from handbags to John Updike, lip gloss to Michael Jackson, and everything in between"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merkin, Daphne
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Essays
Label
The fame lunches : on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags, Daphne Merkin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals
Contents
Stardust and ashes. The fame lunches ; Platinum pain (Marilyn Monroe) ; Locked in the playground (Michael Jackson) ; Gidget doesn't live here anymore (Sandra Dee) ; The mystery of Dr. B (Bruno Bettelheim) ; Hunting Diana (Princess Diana) ; The peaceful pugilist (Mike Tyson) ; In warm blood (Truman Capote) ; Endless love (Courtney Love) ; Days of brilliant clarity (Richard Burton) -- Skin-deep. Against lip gloss or, New notes on camp ; In my head I'm always thin ; The Yom Kippur pedicure ; The unbearable obsolescence of girdles ; Brace yourself ; Android beauty -- Out of print. Freud without tears (Adam Phillips) ; Bloomsbury becomes me (Lytton Strachey) ; The loose, drifting material of life (Virginia Woolf) ; Moping on the moors (The Brontë sisters) ; The lady vanquished (Jean Rhys) ; Last tango (Anne Carson) ; Dust-to-dustness (W.G. Sebald) ; Portrait of the artist as a fiasco (Henry Roth) ; A tip of the hat (John Updike) -- Higher values. When a bag is not just a bag ; A fashionable mind ; Our money, ourselves ; Let the fur fly ; Marketing mysticism -- Women in the singular. An independent woman (Liv Ullmann) ; Sleeping alone (Diane Keaton) ; What the camera sees in her (Cate Blanchett) ; A thorny Irish rose (Nuala O'Faolain) ; Illuminating the ordinary (Alice Munro) ; That British dame (Margaret Drabble) ; Sister act (Betty Friedan) -- The mating game. Life on a dare (Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald) ; On not learning to flirt ; Glass house (J.D. Salinger and Joyce Maynard) ; So not a fag hag ; A matched pair (Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath) ; The consolations of thread count ; Can this divorce be saved? ; Brilliant monsters (V.S. Naipaul) ; Do I own you now?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780374140373
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013048986
System control number
  • (OCoLC)866803562
  • (OCoLC)ocn866803562
  • 657729
Label
The fame lunches : on wounded icons, money, sex, the Brontes, and the importance of handbags, Daphne Merkin
Publication
Note
Selected essays previously published in various periodicals and journals
Contents
Stardust and ashes. The fame lunches ; Platinum pain (Marilyn Monroe) ; Locked in the playground (Michael Jackson) ; Gidget doesn't live here anymore (Sandra Dee) ; The mystery of Dr. B (Bruno Bettelheim) ; Hunting Diana (Princess Diana) ; The peaceful pugilist (Mike Tyson) ; In warm blood (Truman Capote) ; Endless love (Courtney Love) ; Days of brilliant clarity (Richard Burton) -- Skin-deep. Against lip gloss or, New notes on camp ; In my head I'm always thin ; The Yom Kippur pedicure ; The unbearable obsolescence of girdles ; Brace yourself ; Android beauty -- Out of print. Freud without tears (Adam Phillips) ; Bloomsbury becomes me (Lytton Strachey) ; The loose, drifting material of life (Virginia Woolf) ; Moping on the moors (The Brontë sisters) ; The lady vanquished (Jean Rhys) ; Last tango (Anne Carson) ; Dust-to-dustness (W.G. Sebald) ; Portrait of the artist as a fiasco (Henry Roth) ; A tip of the hat (John Updike) -- Higher values. When a bag is not just a bag ; A fashionable mind ; Our money, ourselves ; Let the fur fly ; Marketing mysticism -- Women in the singular. An independent woman (Liv Ullmann) ; Sleeping alone (Diane Keaton) ; What the camera sees in her (Cate Blanchett) ; A thorny Irish rose (Nuala O'Faolain) ; Illuminating the ordinary (Alice Munro) ; That British dame (Margaret Drabble) ; Sister act (Betty Friedan) -- The mating game. Life on a dare (Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald) ; On not learning to flirt ; Glass house (J.D. Salinger and Joyce Maynard) ; So not a fag hag ; A matched pair (Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath) ; The consolations of thread count ; Can this divorce be saved? ; Brilliant monsters (V.S. Naipaul) ; Do I own you now?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780374140373
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013048986
System control number
  • (OCoLC)866803562
  • (OCoLC)ocn866803562
  • 657729

Library Locations

    • Topeka & Shawnee County Public LibraryBorrow it
      1515 SW 10th Ave , Topeka, Kansas, 66604, US
      39.050746 -95.696533
Processing Feedback ...