The Resource Table talk: : from The threepenny review, (electronic resource)

Table talk: : from The threepenny review, (electronic resource)

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Table talk: : from The threepenny review
Title
Table talk:
Title remainder
from The threepenny review
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Language
eng
Summary
Table Talk is a portable dinner party and a book to read alone while laughing out loud. Table Talk is a salon attended by your smartest friends and by all of the wittiest people they know. Table Talk is a collection of brief but critically acclaimed, half serious/half tongue-in-cheek pieces that borrow the format of The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" column. Selected from several decades of The Threepenny Review, known colloquially as the West Coast's New York Review of Books, these anecdotal essays debate the historical, artistic, and technological developments of our time. Released to coincide with the 35th anniversary of The Threepenny Review in January 2015, Table Talk, edited by Wendy Lesser, Mimi Chubb and Jennifer Zahrt, includes essays by Christopher Ricks, who unfolds a dazzling literary history of the phrase Table Talk"; Leonard Michaels on why the waltz should be viewed as an aggressive, imperialist dance; and Claire Messud on the art of digression in fiction and conversation. Sigrid Nunez engages with the contemporary vogue for memoir and autobiography, while Luc Sante draws conclusions about postmodern art from a stray bit of graffiti glimpsed on a New York street. Other contributions include Alexander Nehamas on the NEA controversy that roiled the culture wars of the 1990s and Paula Fox's tips for interacting with difficult children. Ninety-nine pieces become a garden of literary delights, as Table Talk takes an irreverent walk on the wild side of philosophical and cultural speculation that will resonate with readers of any age
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Midwest
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Threepenny review
Dewey number
  • 809
  • 814/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lesser, Wendy
  • Zahrt, Jennifer
  • Chubb, Mimi
  • hoopla digital
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American wit and humor
  • American wit and humor
  • American essays
  • American essays
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
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Table talk: : from The threepenny review, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11809990
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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11809990
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Table talk: : from The threepenny review, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11809990
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11809990
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11809990
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11809990
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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