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Edmund White

Stephen Barber

Edmund White

the burning world ; a biography

by Stephen Barber

  • 216 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Picador in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • White, Edmund, -- 1940-,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography,
  • Gay men -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-310).

    StatementStephen Barber.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 310 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17592635M
    ISBN 10033034966X
    OCLC/WorldCa41309857

    Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in His fiction includes the autobiographical trilogy A Boy’s Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony, as well as Caracole, Forgetting Elena, Nocturnes for the King of Naples, and Skinned Alive, a collection of short is also the author of a highly acclaimed biography of Jean Genet, a short study of Proust, a. Book by Edmund White, 0 Copy quote Marie Calloway has a very specific literary personality that the reader is intrigued by: she's masochistic, loves to experiment, is quickly bored and intermittently self-hating, very hip, rebellious.

    Take a guided tour of Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, and many other cities. We asked authors, booksellers, publishers, editors, and others to share the places they go to connect with writers of the past, to the bars and cafés where today’s authors give readings, and to those sites that are most inspiring for writing. These little books read not as Reader's Digest summaries, but as thoughtful, extended essays by literary writers who understand their subjects. Both the subjects and their biographers are surprising. Frequently they are an inspired match, as with the first two volumes, which came out in January Edmund White's Marcel Proust and Larry McMurtry's.

      Edmund White, author of thirteen books, is a Chevalier de L'Ordre des Arts et Lettres, and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Award for Literature from the National Academy of Arts and Letters. His Genet: A Biography won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Lambda Literary Award. He lives in Paris, : Penguin Publishing Group.   Beautiful Room Is Empty (Picador Books) by Edmund White 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. Abschiedssymphonie. by Edmund White 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. La Bibliothèque qui brûle by Edmund White.


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