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The Resource The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic

The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic

Label
The life of images : selected prose
Title
The life of images
Title remainder
selected prose
Statement of responsibility
Charles Simic
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Simic, Charles
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
mixed forms
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prose literature
  • Essays
Label
The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
From Wonderful words, silent truth. Why I like certain poems more than others -- Reading philosophy at night -- Chinese boxes and puppet theaters -- Notes on poetry and philosophy -- From The unemployed fortune-teller. The flute player in the pit -- Food and happiness -- The little Venus of the Eskimos -- Fried sausage -- Elegy in a spider's web -- Shop, Le Bacarès -- No cure for the blues -- From Orphan factory. Charles the obscure -- In praise of invective -- Orphan factory -- The trouble with poetry -- Cut the comedy -- The poetry of village idiots -- Fearful paradise -- Night sky -- From The metaphysician in the dark. In praise of folly -- The devil is a poet -- The power of ambiguity -- Buster Keaton -- Poetry and history -- The romance of sausages -- Poetry : the art of memory -- Stargazing in the cinema : on Joseph Cornell -- Literature and the Gods : Roberto Calasso -- From Memory piano. Saul Steinberg -- The singing Simics -- Tsvetaeva : the tragic life -- Adam's umbrella -- From The renegade. The renegade -- Reading about utopia in New York City -- Salvation through laughter -- The life of images -- The powers of invention -- Uncollected. The true adventures of Franz Kafka's cage -- My secret -- Oh, what a lovely war! -- Insomnia's philosopher
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780062364715
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884539201
  • (OCoLC)ocn884539201
  • 709326
Label
The life of images : selected prose, Charles Simic
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
From Wonderful words, silent truth. Why I like certain poems more than others -- Reading philosophy at night -- Chinese boxes and puppet theaters -- Notes on poetry and philosophy -- From The unemployed fortune-teller. The flute player in the pit -- Food and happiness -- The little Venus of the Eskimos -- Fried sausage -- Elegy in a spider's web -- Shop, Le Bacarès -- No cure for the blues -- From Orphan factory. Charles the obscure -- In praise of invective -- Orphan factory -- The trouble with poetry -- Cut the comedy -- The poetry of village idiots -- Fearful paradise -- Night sky -- From The metaphysician in the dark. In praise of folly -- The devil is a poet -- The power of ambiguity -- Buster Keaton -- Poetry and history -- The romance of sausages -- Poetry : the art of memory -- Stargazing in the cinema : on Joseph Cornell -- Literature and the Gods : Roberto Calasso -- From Memory piano. Saul Steinberg -- The singing Simics -- Tsvetaeva : the tragic life -- Adam's umbrella -- From The renegade. The renegade -- Reading about utopia in New York City -- Salvation through laughter -- The life of images -- The powers of invention -- Uncollected. The true adventures of Franz Kafka's cage -- My secret -- Oh, what a lovely war! -- Insomnia's philosopher
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 338 pages
Isbn
9780062364715
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884539201
  • (OCoLC)ocn884539201
  • 709326

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