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The Resource Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb

Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb

Label
Near-death experiences, and others
Title
Near-death experiences, and others
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gottlieb
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This new collection from the legendary editor Robert Gottlieb features twenty or so pieces he's written mostly for The New York Review of Books, ranging from reconsiderations of American writers such as Dorothy Parker, Thornton Wilder, Thomas Wolfe ("genius"), and James Jones, to Leonard Bernstein, Lorenz Hart, Lady Diana Cooper ("the most beautiful girl in the world"), the actor-assassin John Wilkes Booth, the scandalous movie star Mary Astor, and not-yet president Donald Trump. The writings compiled here are as varied as they are provocative: an extended probe into the world of post-death experiences; a sharp look at the biopics of transcendent figures such as Shakespeare, Molière, and Austen; a soap opera-ish movie account of an alleged affair between Chanel and Stravinsky; and a copious sampling of the dance reviews he's been writing for The New York Observer for close to twenty years
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gottlieb, Robert
Dewey number
791.097309/04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Performing arts
  • Entertainers
Target audience
adult
Label
Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 60
  • Paul Taylor's Diamond Jubilee
  • 330
  • Mariinsky-a Giant Question Mark
  • 332
  • Alice in Love
  • 335
  • Red Army Assaults Lincoln Center
  • 339
  • Michelle Dorrance: Tapping for Joy
  • 341
  • Belter: Ethel Merman
  • City Ballet: Act III
  • 343
  • 77
  • Letters
  • Wit: Dorothy Parker
  • 84
  • Genius: Thomas Wolfe
  • 97
  • Sensationalist: Wilkie Collins
  • 111
  • Lives
  • A Russian Classic Revisited
  • 124
  • Just for the Fun of It: Fifty Books of the Twentieth Century
  • 127
  • In the Mood for Love: Romance Novels Today
  • 132
  • Book of Books: American Musicals
  • 141
  • Writer: Sebastian Barry
  • 146
  • A Trio of Go-Getter Trumps
  • Anatomy of a Publisher: The Story of Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • 157
  • Music
  • Maestro: Arturo Toscanini
  • 171
  • Lenny! Leonard Bernstein
  • 182
  • At the Top of Pop: Clive Davis
  • 195
  • Sizing Up Sinatra
  • 25
  • 207
  • Dance
  • American Ballerina: Maria Tallchief
  • 213
  • Russian Ballerina: Maya Plisetskaya
  • 218
  • Coach: Elena Tchernichova
  • 223
  • Dancing in the Dark: Flesh and Bone
  • 234
  • "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World": Diana Cooper
  • A Star on Pointe: Black Swan
  • 240
  • Movies
  • Brilliant, Touching, Tough: Mary Astor
  • 243
  • Liquid Asset: Esther Williams
  • 254
  • Tame Jane: Jane Eyre in the Movies
  • 259
  • Monstres Sacrés in Love: Stravinsky and Chanel
  • 31
  • 263
  • An Actress Like No Other: Setsuko Hara
  • 267
  • Observing Dance
  • Magic of Ashton
  • 273
  • Triumph of the Trocks
  • 277
  • Twyla Tharp Takes Over Broadway
  • 279
  • Showing Off: John Wilkes Booth and His Brother Edwin
  • Robert Altman at the Ballet
  • 283
  • Disgrace of New York City Ballet
  • 286
  • Farrell and Don Q
  • 289
  • Cunningham's Boundless Ocean
  • 294
  • Bolshoi Wows Its Fans
  • 296
  • 47
  • French on a Vivaldi Spree
  • 301
  • Peter Martins's Efficient Swan Lake
  • 305
  • A New Sleeping Beauty, a Great Aurora
  • 308
  • Romeo +Juliet Stripped Clean
  • 312
  • Can Martha Graham Be Kept Alive?
  • 314
  • Lyricist: Lorenz Hart
  • Bourne's Male Swans Are Back at the Lake
  • 318
  • A New Nutcracker Hits BAM
  • 320
  • Glory of the Young Paul Taylor
  • 324
  • Thirty Years of Peter Martins
  • 326
  • One Big Bug
  • 329
Control code
ocn988048469
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780374219918
Lccn
2017035982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.09 G715 ; XX-N ; [A17BP166, #37, 5@$28.00, DLG/css ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 988048469
  • (OCoLC)988048469
Label
Near-death experiences, and others, Robert Gottlieb
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 60
  • Paul Taylor's Diamond Jubilee
  • 330
  • Mariinsky-a Giant Question Mark
  • 332
  • Alice in Love
  • 335
  • Red Army Assaults Lincoln Center
  • 339
  • Michelle Dorrance: Tapping for Joy
  • 341
  • Belter: Ethel Merman
  • City Ballet: Act III
  • 343
  • 77
  • Letters
  • Wit: Dorothy Parker
  • 84
  • Genius: Thomas Wolfe
  • 97
  • Sensationalist: Wilkie Collins
  • 111
  • Lives
  • A Russian Classic Revisited
  • 124
  • Just for the Fun of It: Fifty Books of the Twentieth Century
  • 127
  • In the Mood for Love: Romance Novels Today
  • 132
  • Book of Books: American Musicals
  • 141
  • Writer: Sebastian Barry
  • 146
  • A Trio of Go-Getter Trumps
  • Anatomy of a Publisher: The Story of Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • 157
  • Music
  • Maestro: Arturo Toscanini
  • 171
  • Lenny! Leonard Bernstein
  • 182
  • At the Top of Pop: Clive Davis
  • 195
  • Sizing Up Sinatra
  • 25
  • 207
  • Dance
  • American Ballerina: Maria Tallchief
  • 213
  • Russian Ballerina: Maya Plisetskaya
  • 218
  • Coach: Elena Tchernichova
  • 223
  • Dancing in the Dark: Flesh and Bone
  • 234
  • "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World": Diana Cooper
  • A Star on Pointe: Black Swan
  • 240
  • Movies
  • Brilliant, Touching, Tough: Mary Astor
  • 243
  • Liquid Asset: Esther Williams
  • 254
  • Tame Jane: Jane Eyre in the Movies
  • 259
  • Monstres Sacrés in Love: Stravinsky and Chanel
  • 31
  • 263
  • An Actress Like No Other: Setsuko Hara
  • 267
  • Observing Dance
  • Magic of Ashton
  • 273
  • Triumph of the Trocks
  • 277
  • Twyla Tharp Takes Over Broadway
  • 279
  • Showing Off: John Wilkes Booth and His Brother Edwin
  • Robert Altman at the Ballet
  • 283
  • Disgrace of New York City Ballet
  • 286
  • Farrell and Don Q
  • 289
  • Cunningham's Boundless Ocean
  • 294
  • Bolshoi Wows Its Fans
  • 296
  • 47
  • French on a Vivaldi Spree
  • 301
  • Peter Martins's Efficient Swan Lake
  • 305
  • A New Sleeping Beauty, a Great Aurora
  • 308
  • Romeo +Juliet Stripped Clean
  • 312
  • Can Martha Graham Be Kept Alive?
  • 314
  • Lyricist: Lorenz Hart
  • Bourne's Male Swans Are Back at the Lake
  • 318
  • A New Nutcracker Hits BAM
  • 320
  • Glory of the Young Paul Taylor
  • 324
  • Thirty Years of Peter Martins
  • 326
  • One Big Bug
  • 329
Control code
ocn988048469
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780374219918
Lccn
2017035982
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
791.09 G715 ; XX-N ; [A17BP166, #37, 5@$28.00, DLG/css ].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 988048469
  • (OCoLC)988048469

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