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How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn

Label
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays
Title
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken
Title remainder
essays
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Mendelsohn
Title variation
How beautiful it is & how easily it can be broken
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of essays that mostly appeared in the New York Review of Books in which the classicist/critic looks at contemporary culture through its movies, books and theater
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam
Dewey number
  • 809
  • 801/.95
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1995
LC item number
.M432 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
reviews
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Motion pictures
  • Books
  • Theater
Target audience
adult
Label
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Victims on Broadway I (The Glass Menagerie)
  • 29
  • Victims on Broadway II (A Streetcar Named Desire)
  • 41
  • Women of Pedro Almodovar (Volver)
  • 53
  • Lost in Versailles (Marie Antoinette)
  • 66
  • Looking for Lucia (Lucia at the Met)
  • 79
  • Introduction: How Beautiful It Is And How Easily It Can Be Broken
  • Not an Ideal Husband (Ted Hughes's Alcestis)
  • 93
  • Part 2
  • Heroics
  • A Little Iliad (Troy)
  • 111
  • Alexander, the Movie! (Alexander)
  • 124
  • Duty (300)
  • 138
  • xiii
  • It's Only a Movie (Kill Bill: Volume 1)
  • 150
  • Nailed! (Dale Peck's Hatchet Jobs)
  • 161
  • Way Out (Everyman)
  • 176
  • Mighty Hermaphrodite (Middlesex)
  • 188
  • Part 3
  • Closets
  • Part 1
  • Passion of Henry James (The Master)
  • 203
  • Two Oscar Wildes (The Importance of Being Earnest)
  • 213
  • Tale of Two Housmans (The Invention of Love)
  • 228
  • Truman Show (the Stories and Letters of Truman Capote)
  • 248
  • Winged Messages (Angels in America)
  • 263
  • Heroines
  • An Affair to Remember (Brokeback Mountain)
  • 281
  • Man Behind the Curtain (John Boswell, Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe)
  • 289
  • Part 4
  • Theater
  • Greek Way (Greek tragedies in New York)
  • 325
  • Bitter-Sweet (Private Lives)
  • 347
  • Novel of the Year (The Lovely Bones)
  • Double Take (The Producers)
  • 358
  • Harold Pinter's Celebration (Pinter Retrospective at Lincoln Center)
  • 369
  • Part 5
  • War
  • Theaters of War (Thucydides' History)
  • 387
  • Bad Boy of Athens (Medea on Broadway)
  • 409
  • 3
  • For the Birds (Nathan Lane's Frogs)
  • 426
  • September 11 at the Movies (World Trade Center and United 93)
  • 442
  • Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf (The Hours)
  • 14
Control code
ocn182621503
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 456 pages
Isbn
9780061456435
Lccn
2007048282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
809 M522 ; P ; XX-N ; C-BN ; C0809BT8.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 182621503
  • (Sirsi) 182621503
  • (OCoLC)182621503
Label
How beautiful it is and how easily it can be broken : essays, Daniel Mendelsohn
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Victims on Broadway I (The Glass Menagerie)
  • 29
  • Victims on Broadway II (A Streetcar Named Desire)
  • 41
  • Women of Pedro Almodovar (Volver)
  • 53
  • Lost in Versailles (Marie Antoinette)
  • 66
  • Looking for Lucia (Lucia at the Met)
  • 79
  • Introduction: How Beautiful It Is And How Easily It Can Be Broken
  • Not an Ideal Husband (Ted Hughes's Alcestis)
  • 93
  • Part 2
  • Heroics
  • A Little Iliad (Troy)
  • 111
  • Alexander, the Movie! (Alexander)
  • 124
  • Duty (300)
  • 138
  • xiii
  • It's Only a Movie (Kill Bill: Volume 1)
  • 150
  • Nailed! (Dale Peck's Hatchet Jobs)
  • 161
  • Way Out (Everyman)
  • 176
  • Mighty Hermaphrodite (Middlesex)
  • 188
  • Part 3
  • Closets
  • Part 1
  • Passion of Henry James (The Master)
  • 203
  • Two Oscar Wildes (The Importance of Being Earnest)
  • 213
  • Tale of Two Housmans (The Invention of Love)
  • 228
  • Truman Show (the Stories and Letters of Truman Capote)
  • 248
  • Winged Messages (Angels in America)
  • 263
  • Heroines
  • An Affair to Remember (Brokeback Mountain)
  • 281
  • Man Behind the Curtain (John Boswell, Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe)
  • 289
  • Part 4
  • Theater
  • Greek Way (Greek tragedies in New York)
  • 325
  • Bitter-Sweet (Private Lives)
  • 347
  • Novel of the Year (The Lovely Bones)
  • Double Take (The Producers)
  • 358
  • Harold Pinter's Celebration (Pinter Retrospective at Lincoln Center)
  • 369
  • Part 5
  • War
  • Theaters of War (Thucydides' History)
  • 387
  • Bad Boy of Athens (Medea on Broadway)
  • 409
  • 3
  • For the Birds (Nathan Lane's Frogs)
  • 426
  • September 11 at the Movies (World Trade Center and United 93)
  • 442
  • Not Afraid of Virginia Woolf (The Hours)
  • 14
Control code
ocn182621503
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 456 pages
Isbn
9780061456435
Lccn
2007048282
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
809 M522 ; P ; XX-N ; C-BN ; C0809BT8.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 182621503
  • (Sirsi) 182621503
  • (OCoLC)182621503

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