Mind of an Outlaw (Heftet)

Selected Essays

Serie: Penguin Modern Classics 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 656
Forlag: Penguin Books Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9780141394985
Omtale Mind of an Outlaw
The definitive Norman Mailer collection, as he writes on Marilyn Monroe, culture, ideology, boxing, Hemingway, politics, sex, celebrity and - of course - Norman Mailer

From his early 'A Credo for the Living', published in 1948, when the author was twenty-five, to his final writings in the year before his death, Mailer wrestled with the big themes of his times. He was one of the most astute cultural commentators of the postwar era, a swashbuckling intellectual provocateur who never pulled a punch and was rarely anything less than interesting. Mind of an Outlaw spans the full arc of Mailer's evolution as a writer, including such essential pieces as his acclaimed 1957 meditation on hipsters, 'The White Negro'; multiple selections from his wonderful Advertisements for Myself; and a never-before-published essay on Freud. The book is introduced by Jonathan Lethem.

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