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Tropical classical : essays from several directions, Pico Iyer

Label
Tropical classical : essays from several directions
Title
Tropical classical
Title remainder
essays from several directions
Statement of responsibility
Pico Iyer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Iyer, Pico
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.Y47
LC item number
T76 1997
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American essays
  • Travel
Label
Tropical classical : essays from several directions, Pico Iyer
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • Ethiopia : prayers in the wilderness -- Nepal : movie days in Kathmandu -- Tibet : the life and times of the Potala Palace -- The East India Company : Oxbridge-on-the-Hooghly -- Bombay : Hobson-Jobson on the streets -- The new world's new world : making itself up and over -- New York : a city in black and white -- A hermitage in California : a life outside time -- Norman Lewis : a curious collector of curiosities --Tenzin Gyatso : Tibet's guiding star -- Peter Matthiessen : in search of the crane -- Peter Brook : autumn of the rebel patriarch -- Welcome to the age of tropical classical -- A junglified Victoria : reef by Romesh Gunesekera -- Jane Austen in Calcutta : A suitable boy by Vikram Seth --The mailman from Malgudi: Malgudi days by R.K. Narayan -- Prosaic justice all around : Salman Rushdie vs. the Ayatollah -- Pop goes the culture: East, West by Salman Rushdie -- In praise of folly : Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; The web by Andrew Harvey -- The spiritual import-export market : Journey to Ithaca by Anita Desai -- Waiting upon history : The remains of the day by Kazuo Ishiguro -- A Martian in Mittel Europe : The unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro -- A small, bewildered foreigner : Paddington's storybook by Michael Bond -- Tourists at home : The Misalliance by Anita Brookner ; Persian nights by Diane Johnson -- The meek inherit no earth : Grace abounding by Maureen Howard ; No fond return of love by Barbara Pym
  • (Cont'd) Richard Burton in the Peace Corps : The happy isles of Oceania by Paul Theroux -- An Englishman in Paradise : Spring street summer by Christopher Hudson -- Private eye, public conscience : the works of Raymond Chandler -- An American song of enthusiasm : Henry Miller at 100 -- Searching for America : Sundog by Jim Harrison -- A connoisseur of fear : White noise by Don DeLillo -- Black-magic realism : The crossing by Cormac McCarthy -- In the shadow of the '60s : The burning house by Ann Beattie -- A waiting room for death : A match to the heart by Gretel Ehrlich -- In praise of the humble comma -- Excusez-moi! Speakez-vous Franglais? -- For Japan, see Oscar Wilde -- Through the Cuban looking glass -- The rise of minority terrorism -- History? Education? Zap! Pow! Cut! -- Authors' photos and the tyranny of the image -- Perhaps the best article on blurbs I've written today -- The contagion of innocence -- A midsummer night's dream : The sequel -- The ultimate near-life experience -- Of weirdos and eccentrics -- 9/9/1991 -- Sleeping with the enemy -- The competitive advantage of seasons -- Confessions of a frequent flier -- The new enemies of promise -- The Lears : an American tragedy -- A game of instants -- Silence
Control code
000119748
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 314 p.
Isbn
9780679454328
Lccn
96038578
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000119748
  • (OCoLC)35318914
Label
Tropical classical : essays from several directions, Pico Iyer
Publication
Contents
  • Ethiopia : prayers in the wilderness -- Nepal : movie days in Kathmandu -- Tibet : the life and times of the Potala Palace -- The East India Company : Oxbridge-on-the-Hooghly -- Bombay : Hobson-Jobson on the streets -- The new world's new world : making itself up and over -- New York : a city in black and white -- A hermitage in California : a life outside time -- Norman Lewis : a curious collector of curiosities --Tenzin Gyatso : Tibet's guiding star -- Peter Matthiessen : in search of the crane -- Peter Brook : autumn of the rebel patriarch -- Welcome to the age of tropical classical -- A junglified Victoria : reef by Romesh Gunesekera -- Jane Austen in Calcutta : A suitable boy by Vikram Seth --The mailman from Malgudi: Malgudi days by R.K. Narayan -- Prosaic justice all around : Salman Rushdie vs. the Ayatollah -- Pop goes the culture: East, West by Salman Rushdie -- In praise of folly : Three continents by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala ; The web by Andrew Harvey -- The spiritual import-export market : Journey to Ithaca by Anita Desai -- Waiting upon history : The remains of the day by Kazuo Ishiguro -- A Martian in Mittel Europe : The unconsoled by Kazuo Ishiguro -- A small, bewildered foreigner : Paddington's storybook by Michael Bond -- Tourists at home : The Misalliance by Anita Brookner ; Persian nights by Diane Johnson -- The meek inherit no earth : Grace abounding by Maureen Howard ; No fond return of love by Barbara Pym
  • (Cont'd) Richard Burton in the Peace Corps : The happy isles of Oceania by Paul Theroux -- An Englishman in Paradise : Spring street summer by Christopher Hudson -- Private eye, public conscience : the works of Raymond Chandler -- An American song of enthusiasm : Henry Miller at 100 -- Searching for America : Sundog by Jim Harrison -- A connoisseur of fear : White noise by Don DeLillo -- Black-magic realism : The crossing by Cormac McCarthy -- In the shadow of the '60s : The burning house by Ann Beattie -- A waiting room for death : A match to the heart by Gretel Ehrlich -- In praise of the humble comma -- Excusez-moi! Speakez-vous Franglais? -- For Japan, see Oscar Wilde -- Through the Cuban looking glass -- The rise of minority terrorism -- History? Education? Zap! Pow! Cut! -- Authors' photos and the tyranny of the image -- Perhaps the best article on blurbs I've written today -- The contagion of innocence -- A midsummer night's dream : The sequel -- The ultimate near-life experience -- Of weirdos and eccentrics -- 9/9/1991 -- Sleeping with the enemy -- The competitive advantage of seasons -- Confessions of a frequent flier -- The new enemies of promise -- The Lears : an American tragedy -- A game of instants -- Silence
Control code
000119748
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 314 p.
Isbn
9780679454328
Lccn
96038578
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000119748
  • (OCoLC)35318914

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