Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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G 2013/4075

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74VKq4k40d3l

Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2013.

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41 false starts.

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G 2013/4075

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74VKq4k40d3l

Language

English

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Contents

xv, 298 p. ; 22 cm. Forty-one false starts -- Depth of field -- A house of one's own -- The woman who hated women -- Salinger's cigarettes -- Capitalist pastorale -- The genius of the glass house -- Good pictures -- Edward Weston's women -- Nudes without desire -- A girl of the Zeitgeist -- Advanced...

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New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2013.

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1st ed.

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Summary

In this book, the author brings together essays published over the course of several decades that reflect her preoccupation with artists and their work. Her subjects are painters, photographers, writers, and critics. The title essay, with its forty-one "false starts," depicts her serial attempts to capture the essence of the painter David Salle.

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Forty-one false starts : essays on artists and writers / Janet Malcolm.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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c2013.

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c2013.

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G 2013/4075

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74VKq4k40d3l

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ISBN

9780374157692 (hardcover : alk. paper)

0374157693 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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991020388839702626

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