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The Resource Waiting for the barbarians : essays from the classics to pop culture, Daniel Mendelsohn

Waiting for the barbarians : essays from the classics to pop culture, Daniel Mendelsohn

Label
Waiting for the barbarians : essays from the classics to pop culture
Title
Waiting for the barbarians
Title remainder
essays from the classics to pop culture
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Mendelsohn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Mendelsohn, Daniel Adam
Dewey number
801/.95
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN81
LC item number
.M514 2012
Literary form
essays
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  • Canon (Literature)
  • Literature
  • Popular culture
Label
Waiting for the barbarians : essays from the classics to pop culture, Daniel Mendelsohn
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Spectacles. The wizard (James Cameron's Avatar) ; Truth force at the Met (Philip Glass's Satyagraha) ; Why she fell (Julie Taymor's Spider-man) ; The dream director (Aleksandr Sokurov's The sun) ; The mad men account (Man men) ; Unsinkable (why we can't let go of the Titanic) -- Classica. Battle lines (Stephen Mitchell's Iliad) ; In search of Sappho (Anne Carson's If not, winter) ; Arms and the man (the Landmark Herodotus) ; The strange music of Horace (J.D. McClatchy's Horace, the odes) ; Oscar Wilde, classics scholar ; Epic endeavors (three novels on the classics) -- Creative writing. After Waterloo (Stendhal's Charterhouse of Parma) ; Heroine addict (the novels of Theodor Fontane) ; Rebel rebel (the poems of Arthur Rimbaud) ; The Spanish tragedy (Antonio Muñoz Molina's Sepharad) ; In gay and crumbling England (Alan Hollinghurst's The stranger's child) ; Transgression (Jonathan Littell's The kindly ones) -- Private lives. But enough about me (the memoir craze) ; His design for living (Noël Coward's Letters) ; On the town (Leo Lerman's diaries) ; Zoned out (Jonathan Franzen's The discomfort zone) ; Boys will be boys (Edmund White's City boy) ; The collector (Susan Sontag's Reborn)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 423 p.
Isbn
9781590176078
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012-12240
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm769425349
  • 4570-93160
  • (OCoLC)769425349
  • (OUa)vtls000832142
  • (OCoLC)ocn769425349
Label
Waiting for the barbarians : essays from the classics to pop culture, Daniel Mendelsohn
Publication
Contents
Spectacles. The wizard (James Cameron's Avatar) ; Truth force at the Met (Philip Glass's Satyagraha) ; Why she fell (Julie Taymor's Spider-man) ; The dream director (Aleksandr Sokurov's The sun) ; The mad men account (Man men) ; Unsinkable (why we can't let go of the Titanic) -- Classica. Battle lines (Stephen Mitchell's Iliad) ; In search of Sappho (Anne Carson's If not, winter) ; Arms and the man (the Landmark Herodotus) ; The strange music of Horace (J.D. McClatchy's Horace, the odes) ; Oscar Wilde, classics scholar ; Epic endeavors (three novels on the classics) -- Creative writing. After Waterloo (Stendhal's Charterhouse of Parma) ; Heroine addict (the novels of Theodor Fontane) ; Rebel rebel (the poems of Arthur Rimbaud) ; The Spanish tragedy (Antonio Muñoz Molina's Sepharad) ; In gay and crumbling England (Alan Hollinghurst's The stranger's child) ; Transgression (Jonathan Littell's The kindly ones) -- Private lives. But enough about me (the memoir craze) ; His design for living (Noël Coward's Letters) ; On the town (Leo Lerman's diaries) ; Zoned out (Jonathan Franzen's The discomfort zone) ; Boys will be boys (Edmund White's City boy) ; The collector (Susan Sontag's Reborn)
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 423 p.
Isbn
9781590176078
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012-12240
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm769425349
  • 4570-93160
  • (OCoLC)769425349
  • (OUa)vtls000832142
  • (OCoLC)ocn769425349

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