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Elephant, Carver, Raymond



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Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название:  Elephant   (Реймонд Карвер: Слон)
Издательство: Random House
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ISBN: 009953035X
ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099530350
ISBN: 0-09-953035-X
ISBN-13(EAN): 978-0-09-953035-0
Обложка/Формат: Paperback
Страницы: 128
Вес: 0.1 кг.
Дата издания: 05.11.2009
Размер: 197 x 130 x 9
Читательская аудитория: General (us: trade)
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Поставляется из: Англии
Описание: These seven stories were the last that Carver wrote. Among them is one of his longest, `Errand`, in which he imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer Carver hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared. This fine story suggests that the greatest of modern short-story writers may, in the year before his untimely death, have been flexing his muscles for a longer work.
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Elefant

Автор: Carver R.
Название: Elefant
ISBN: 1860465005 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781860465000
Издательство: Random House
Цена: 537 р.
Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: 'Elephant is superb and suggests how much he still had to give' Ian McEwan

Elephant and other stories

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Elephant and other stories
ISBN: 0099449862 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099449867
Издательство: Random House
Цена: 537 р.
Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: These seven stories were the last that Carver wrote. Among them is "Errand" in which he imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer Carver hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared.


What we talk about when we talk about love

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: What we talk about when we talk about love
ISBN: 0099530325 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099530329
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 691 р.
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Описание: This powerful collection of stories, set in the mid-West among the lonely men and women who drink, fish and play cards to ease the passing of time, was the first by Raymond Carver to be published in the UK. With its spare, colloquial narration and razor-sharp sense of how people really communicate, the collection was to become one of the most influential literary works of the 1980s. Reissue.

Cathedral

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Cathedral
ISBN: 0099530333 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099530336
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 767 р.
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Описание: Presents a story in which a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see.

Will you please be quiet, please

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Will you please be quiet, please
ISBN: 0099530341 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099530343
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 691 р.
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Описание: Shows how humour and tragedy dwell in the hearts of ordinary people.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
ISBN: 0679723056 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679723059
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 962 р.
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Описание: In his second collection, including the iconic and much-referenced title story featured in the Academy Award-winning film Birdman, Carver establishes his reputation as one of the most celebrated short-story writers in American literature--a haunting meditation on love, loss, and companionship, and finding one's way through the dark.

Fires

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Fires
ISBN: 0099530368 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099530367
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 691 р.
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Описание: Contains four essays, including a memoir of the author`s father`s working life in the saw-mills of the Pacific Northwest, a tribute to his mentor John Gardner, and an essay about the influences on his writing life; fifty poems; and, seven stories.

Collected Stories

Автор: Raymond Carver
Название: Collected Stories
ISBN: 1598530461 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781598530469
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 2564 р.
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Описание: Raymond Carver's spare dramas of loneliness, despair, and troubled relationships breathed new life into the American short story of the 1970s and '80s. In collections such as Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? and What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, Carver wrote with unflinching exactness about men and women enduring lives on the knife-edge of poverty and other deprivations. Beneath his pared-down surfaces run disturbing, violent undercurrents. Suggestive rather than explicit, and seeming all the more powerful for what is left unsaid, Carver's stories were held up as exemplars of a new school in American fiction known as minimalism or "dirty realism," a movement whose wide influence continues to this day. Carver's stories were brilliant in their detachment and use of the oblique, ambiguous gesture, yet there were signs of a different sort of sensibility at work. In books such as Cathedral and the later tales included in the collected stories volume Where I'm Calling From, Carver revealed himself to be a more expansive writer than in the earlier published books, displaying Chekhovian sympathies toward his characters and relying less on elliptical effects.

In gathering all of Carver's stories, including early sketches and posthumously discovered works, The Library of America's Collected Stories provides a comprehensive overview of Carver's career as we have come to know it: the promise of Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? and the breakthrough of What We Talk About, on through the departures taken in Cathedral and the pathos of the late stories. But it also prompts a fresh consideration of Carver by presenting Beginners, an edition of the manuscript of What We Talk About When We Talk About Love that Carver submitted to Gordon Lish, his editor and a crucial influence on his development. Lish's editing was so extensive that at one point Carver wrote him an anguished letter asking him not to publish the book; now, for the first time, readers can read both the manuscript and published versions of the collection that established Carver as a major American writer. Offering a fascinating window into the complex, fraught relation between writer and editor, Beginners expands our sense of Carver and is essential reading for anyone who cares about his achievement.

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.

Where I`m Calling From

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Where I`m Calling From
ISBN: 0679722319 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679722311
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Цена: 1087 р.
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Fires

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Fires
ISBN: 0679722394 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679722397
Издательство: Random House (USA)
Цена: 962 р.
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Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Cathedral
ISBN: 0099449854 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099449850
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 614 р.
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Описание: In the title story of this collection of twelve, which established Carver`s reputation as a master story teller, the hand of a blind man guides the hand of a sighted man as together they draw the cathedral the blind man can never see.

Elephant and other stories

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Elephant and other stories
ISBN: 0099449862 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780099449867
Издательство: Random House
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Цена: 537 р.
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Описание: These seven stories were the last that Carver wrote. Among them is "Errand" in which he imagines the death of Chekhov, a writer Carver hugely admired and to whose work his own was often compared.

Short Cuts

Автор: Carver, Raymond
Название: Short Cuts
ISBN: 0679748644 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780679748649
Издательство: Random House (USA)
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Цена: 962 р.
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Описание:

The nine stories and one poem collected in this volume formed the basis for the astonishingly original film "Short Cuts" directed by Robert Altman. Collected altogether in this volume, these stories form a searing and indelible portrait of American innocence and loss. From the collections Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?, Where I'm Calling From, What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, and A New Path to the Waterfall; including an introduction by Robert Altman. With deadpan humor and enormous tenderness, this is the work of "one of the true contemporary masters" (The New York Review of Books).

Raymond Carver: A Writer`s Life

Автор: Sklenicka Carol
Название: Raymond Carver: A Writer`s Life
ISBN: 0743262468 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780743262460
Издательство: Simon & Schuster
Цена: 2356 р.
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Описание: Raymond Carver was the most beloved American short-story writer of the late twentieth century. Two decades after his death, this definitive biography tells the story of Carver's uncanny ambition, legendary life, and enduring work.

When Raymond Carver died at age fifty, readers lost a distinctive voice in its prime. Carver was, the "Times" of London said, "the Chekhov of middle America." His influence on a generation of writers and on the short story itself has been widely noted. Not so generally known are how Carver became a writer, how he suffered to achieve his art, and how his trou-bled and remarkable personality affected those around him.

Carol Sklenicka's meticulous and absorbing biography re-creates Carver's early years in Yakima, Washington, where he was the nervous, overweight son of a kindly, alcohol-dependent lumbermill worker. By the time he was nineteen, Ray had married his high school sweetheart, Maryann Burk. From a basement apartment where they were raising their first child and expecting their second, they determined that Ray would become a writer. Despite the handicaps of an erratic education and utter lack of financial resources, he succeeded.

Maryann's belief in Carver's talent was unshakable, as was her willingness to support the family and see her experiences transformed in his fiction. Sklenicka reveals the entwined histories of this passionate, volatile marriage and Carver's career. She describes his entry into the literary world via "little magazines" and the Iowa Writers' Workshop; his publication by Esquire editor Gordon Lish and their ensuing relationship; his near-fatal alcoholism, which worsened even as he produced many of the unforgettable stories collected in "Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?" and "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love." The biography also depicts Carver's warmhearted friendships with scores of writers, including Richard Ford, Tobias Wolff, John Gardner, Joy Williams, Al Young, William Kittredge, Leonard Michaels, Chuck Kinder, and Hayden Carruth. Sklenicka shows how his stories about unemployment, drinking, marital trauma, divorce, troubled children, and suburban malaise, dubbed "minimalist" by critics, won readers with their precise and humane portrayal of ordinary lives. She examines the dissolution of his first marriage and his partnership with poet Tess Gallagher, who helped him enjoy the full measure of his success. Ever grateful that he'd been able to renounce alcohol, Carver shunned pity and considered himself a "lucky man" as he faced death from lung cancer in 1988.

Carol Sklenicka draws on hundreds of interviews with people who knew Carver, prodigious research in libraries and private collections, and all of Carver's poems and stories for "Raymond Carver," which took ten years to write. Her portrait is generous and wise without swerving from discordant issues in Carver's private affairs. Above all Sklenicka shows how Carver's quintessentially American life fostered the stories that knowing readers have cherished from their first publication until the present day.


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