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The Resource Conversations with Beethoven, Sanford Friedman ; introduction by Richard Howard

Conversations with Beethoven, Sanford Friedman ; introduction by Richard Howard

Label
Conversations with Beethoven
Title
Conversations with Beethoven
Statement of responsibility
Sanford Friedman ; introduction by Richard Howard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Just before his death, Sanford Friedman completed this, his final novel, something entirely different from anything he, or for that matter anyone, had written before - Conversations with Beethoven, a moving meditation on greatness and pettiness, vulnerability and genius, that is as elegiac as it is witty and engaging
Member of
Summary
Imagines the last year of Beethoven's life, during which his mental and physical health were deteriorating, through notebook entries between friends, family, students, and doctors, who were forced to communicate with the deaf composer in writing
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10356349
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-2010
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Friedman, Sanford
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Composers
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van
  • Composers
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Conversations with Beethoven, Sanford Friedman ; introduction by Richard Howard
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
Control code
ocn865158062
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9781590177624
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2014013610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40023995574
System control number
(OCoLC)865158062
Label
Conversations with Beethoven, Sanford Friedman ; introduction by Richard Howard
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn865158062
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9781590177624
Isbn Type
(Paperback)
Lccn
2014013610
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40023995574
System control number
(OCoLC)865158062

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