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Let It Come Down, Paul Bowles



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Автор: Paul Bowles   (Боулз)
Название:  Let It Come Down   (Пусть падает)
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
Классификация:
Современная художественная литература
Классическая художественная литература

ISBN: 0141182202
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141182209
ISBN: 0-14-118220-2
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-14-118220-9
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 336
Вес: 0.252 кг.
Дата издания: 03.12.2009
Серия: Modern and contemporary Fiction (post 1945),Classic Fiction (Pre C 1945)
Язык: English
Издание: New ed
Размер: 198 x 129 x 21
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
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Поставляется из: Англии
Описание: A novel from the pen of Paul Bowles, the author of such works as The Sheltering Sky and Up Above the World. Nelson Dyar, a man without aims or values, reaches North Africa after giving up his job as a New York bank clerk and is drawn io the unfamiliar world of Tangiers expatriate community.
Дополнительное описание: Кол-во стр.: 96
Формат: 198 x 128 x 5
Дата издания: 1986
Иллюстрации: Illustrations
Вес: 78
Круг читателей: general





The Sheltering Sky

Автор: Paul Bowles
Название: The Sheltering Sky
ISBN: 0141187778 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141187778
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
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Описание: Port and Kit Moresbury, a sophisticated American couple, are finding it more than a little difficult to live with each other. Endeavouring to escape this predicament, they set off for North Africa intending to travel through Algeria - uncertain of exactly where they are heading, but determined to leave the modern world behind.

Sheltering Sky, The

Автор: Bowles, Paul
Название: Sheltering Sky, The
ISBN: 006083482X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780060834821
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
Цена: 1108 р.
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Описание: The Sheltreing Sky is a landmark of 20th Centruy literature by acclaimed author Paul Bowles. This paperback includes a new P.S. section with interviews, insights, features, suggested readings, and more.

The Spider`s House

Автор: Bowles Paul
Название: The Spider`s House
ISBN: 0061137030 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061137037
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
Цена: 1256 р.
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Описание: Originally published in 1955, Paul Bowles’s remarkable novel is set in Fez, Morocco, during the last days of the French colonial empire, is an expansive piece of writing-vintage Bowles.

Up Above the World

Автор: Bowles, Paul
Название: Up Above the World
ISBN: 0061137359 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061137358
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
Цена: 1182 р.
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Описание: Set in a Central American republic, Up Above the World is Paul Bowles’ final novel.

Two serious ladies

Автор: Bowles, Jane
Название: Two serious ladies
ISBN: 0956003850 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780956003850
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Описание: A cult classic, reissued, with a foreword by Paul Bowles and memoir by Truman Capote. Few great writers produced less than Jane Bowles: one novel, a play, a dozen short stories. Yet hers is one of the most original voices of 20th century American literature. A novelist with an essentially tragic view, as Truman Capote concludes in his memoir, but also `a very funny writer`. Here then is a novel unlike any other: a tale of two extraordinary heroines - Christina Goering, a wealthy spinster in pursuit of sainthood, and Frieda Copperfield, who finds a home from home in a brothel. And a book whose lesbian themes were startling on its original publication in 1943.

Everything is Nice

Автор: Bowles Jane
Название: Everything is Nice
ISBN: 1908745150 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781908745156
Издательство: Random House
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Описание: Jane Bowles wrote very little: just one perfect novel, "Two Serious Ladies", a play, the "Summer House", and the dozen or so stories. But it was enough to establish a reputation as one of the twentieth century`s most original fiction writers. This edition of Jane Bowles` stories comes with a biographical note and photos.

Jane Bowles: Collected

Автор: Bowles, Jane
Название: Jane Bowles: Collected
ISBN: 1598535137 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781598535136
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Описание: For her centenary (February 22, 2017), the most complete edition ever published of the brilliant modernist writings and evocative letters of an LGBT pioneer.

Though Jane Bowles published only one novel, one play, and a handful of stories, her genius for spare prose and vivid dialogue had an outsized influence on her contemporaries. Tennessee Williams called her "the most important writer of prose fiction in modern American letters"; for John Ashbery she was "one of the finest modern writers of fiction in any language." Now, on the occasion of her centenary, Library of America presents the most complete edition ever published of Bowles's incomparable fiction, along with an extensive selection of her frank, vivid, and funny letters. Two Serious Ladies (1943), based partly on her honeymoon in Mexico with her husband, the writer and composer Paul Bowles, follows two bourgeois American women in Panama as they jettison sexual and cultural norms in search of happiness: Christina Goering, a wealthy spinster who becomes a high-class prostitute; and newlywed Frieda Copperfield, who finds love and comfort in the arms of a young Panamanian girl. In The Summer House (1954), a play about two mothers, one selfish and ruthless, despising her dreamy daughter, the other gentle, dominated by her strong-minded daughter, was performed on Broadway in 1953 and reflects Bowles's complicated relationship with her own mother. The volume also includes five short stories, two song lyrics, a puppet play, and the nonfiction sketch "East Side: North Africa." (Paul Bowles's rewrite of "East Side: North Africa," published in 1966, under Jane's name, as the short story "Everything Is Nice," is also included as an appendix), as well as fragments from two abandoned novels, a section of Two Serious Ladies cut from an earlier draft, four abandoned stories, one unfinished play, and one autobiographical fragment. Rounding out the volume are 133 letters, including candid portraits of such friends and acquaintances as John Ashbery, William Burroughs, Ira Gershwin, Allen Ginsberg, Carson McCullers, Sylvia Plath, Paul Robeson, Susan Sontag, Gertrude Stein, Gore Vidal, Eudora Welty, and Tennessee Williams. The letters are introduced with headnotes by editor Millicent Dillon, plus 10 pages of photographs have been reproduced from the original edition of the letters.

LIBRARY OF AMERICA is an independent nonprofit cultural organization founded in 1979 to preserve our nation's literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, America's best and most significant writing. The Library of America series includes more than 300 volumes to date, authoritative editions that average 1,000 pages in length, feature cloth covers, sewn bindings, and ribbon markers, and are printed on premium acid-free paper that will last for centuries.

My Sister`s Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles

Автор: Bowles Jane
Название: My Sister`s Hand in Mine: The Collected Works of Jane Bowles
ISBN: 0374529787 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780374529789
Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS
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Описание: Though she wrote only one novella, one short play, and fewer than a dozen short stories over a roughly twenty-year span from the early 1940s to the mid-1960s, Jane Bowles has long been regarded by critics as one of the premier stylists of her generation. Enlivened at unexpected moments by sexual exploration, mysticism, and flashes of wit alternately dry and hilarious, her prose is spare and honed, her stories filled with subtly sly characterizations of men and, mostly, women, dissatisfied not so much with the downward spiral of their fortunes as with the hollowness of their neat little lives. Whether focused on the separate emergences of Miss Goering and Mrs. Copperfield from their affluent, airless lives in New York and Panama into a less defined but intense sexual and social maelstrom in the novella "Two Serious Ladies," or on the doomed efforts of the neighbors Mr. Drake and Mrs. Perry to form a connection out of their very different loneliness in "Plain Pleasures," or on the bittersweet cultural collision of an American wife and a peasant woman in Morocco in "Everything Is Nice," Jane Bowles creates whole worlds out of the unexpressed longings of individuals, adrift in their own lives, whether residing in their childhood homes or in faraway lands that are somehow both stranger and more familiar than what they left behind.
Jane Bowles has long had an underground reputation as one of the truly original writers of this century. Born in New York City in 1917, she lived in Tangier, Morocco, with her husband, Paul Bowles, from 1952 until her death in 1973. Though she wrote only one novella, one short play, and fewer than a dozen short stories over a roughly twenty-year span from the early 1940s to the mid-1960s, Jane Bowles has long been regarded by critics as one of the premier stylists of her generation. Enlivened at unexpected moments by sexual exploration, mysticism, and flashes of wit alternately dry and hilarious, her prose is spare and honed, her stories filled with subtly sly characterizations of men and, mostly, women, dissatisfied not so much with the downward spiral of their fortunes as with the hollowness of their neat little lives. Whether focused on the separate emergences of Miss Goering and Mrs. Copperfield from their affluent, airless lives in New York and Panama into a less defined but intense sexual and social maelstrom in the novella "Two Serious Ladies," or on the doomed efforts of the neighbors Mr. Drake and Mrs. Perry to form a connection out of their very different loneliness in "Plain Pleasures," or on the bittersweet cultural collision of an American wife and a peasant woman in Morocco in "Everything Is Nice," Jane Bowles creates whole worlds out of the unexpressed longings of individuals, adrift in their own lives, whether residing in their childhood homes or in faraway lands that are somehow both stranger and more familiar than what they left behind. "It is hoped that she will be recognized for what she is: one of the finest writers of fiction in any language . . . No other contemporary writer can consistently produce surprise of this quality, the surprise that is the one essential ingredient of great art. Jane Bowles deals almost exclusively in this rare commodity."--John Ashbery, "The New York Times Book Review"
"For years, I've heard about Jane Bowles, what a good writer she is, and now it is no longer necessary to wonder about her."--Anatole Broyard

Stories of Paul Bowles, The

Автор: Bowles, Paul
Название: Stories of Paul Bowles, The
ISBN: 0061137049 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061137044
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
Цена: 1478 р.
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Описание: The definitive collection of Paul Bowles’ short fiction, spanning his entire literary life

Distant Episode, A

Автор: Bowles, Paul
Название: Distant Episode, A
ISBN: 0061137383 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780061137389
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
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Описание: A Distant Episode is a selection of the best of Paul Bowles’ short fiction, as chosen by the author.

Get Started In Italian Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself

Автор: Bowles Vittoria
Название: Get Started In Italian Book/CD Pack: Teach Yourself
ISBN: 1444174711 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781444174717
Издательство: Hodder
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Описание: Get started reading, speaking and listening in Italian. Ideal for complete beginners, this course comprises a book and audio support which is easy to download to your computer or MP3 player.

Sheltering Sky, The

Автор: Bowles
Название: Sheltering Sky, The
ISBN: 0141023422 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141023427
Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd
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Описание: Some journeys are best left unmade. Kit and Port Moresby are Americans abroad. Struggling to save their marriage, they resolve to trade civilization for the wilderness of the Sahara. And as they travel deeper, they might not only lose their way. They could lose their lives!


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