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Written lives

by Julian Marias

  • 209 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by New Directions Pub. Corp. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authors -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    Written Lives is a gallery of mini-bibliographies of twenty great world authors.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJavier Marias ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa.
    GenreBiography.
    ContributionsCosta, Margaret Jull.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN466 .M3713 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3400684M
    ISBN 10081121611X
    LC Control Number2005015033
    OCLC/WorldCa60515185

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Written Lives is a twisted triptych, composed of disparate elements, forces which may be at cross-purposes. The first section is a series of slim portraits of established authors. Marias tends to judge favorably on those not burdened with self-importance/5.

WRITTEN LIVES is a compendium of about two dozen brief (four to eight pages) biographical sketches of writers, for the most part relatively well-known writers, including Faulkner, Conrad, Stevenson, Nabokov, Kipling, and Oscar Wilde/5(12). Written Lives Nonfiction by Javier Marías.

In addition to his own busy career as “one of Europe’s most intriguing contemporary writers” (TLS), Javier Marías is also the translator into Spanish of works by Hardy, Stevenson, Conrad, Faulkner, Nabokov, and Laurence Sterne.

His love for these authors is the touchstone of Written Lives. Collected here are twenty pieces recounting great writers’ lives, “or. Our Written Lives, LLC. The business originally began as Our Written Lives (OWL) of Hope, LLC in Alexandria, Louisiana in On DecemOur Written Lives (OWL) of Hope, LLC sold all assets and assigned all existing and pending contracts over to Our Written Lives, LLC in.

Written Lives, which contains essays on well-known literary figures, probably won't do much to broaden his reputation, but it does prove what a beguiling, clever and original writer Marias.

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His love for these authors is the touchstone of Written Lives. Collected here are twenty pieces recounting great writers' lives, "or, more precisely, snippets of writers' lives." Thomas Mann, Rilke, Arthur Conan Doyle, Turgenev, Djuna Barnes, Emily Brontë, Malcolm Lowry, and Kipling appear ("all fairly disastrous individuals"), and "almost.

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Walker, Sally M. Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial This book details the excavation of several graves by forensic anthropologists in Jamestown, Virginia and Maryland.

Using forensic science, the scientists are able to solve the mystery of who the remains may have been, how they lived, and how they died.4/5().

As you follow their investigations, Walker will introduce you to what scientists believe are the lives of a teenage boy, a ship”s captain, an indentured servant, a colonial official and his family, and an African slave girl. All are reaching beyond the grave to tell us their stories, which are written in bone.

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Written lives. [Javier Marías; Margaret Jull Costa] -- In addition to his own busy writing career, Javier Marías is also the translator into Spanish of works by Hardy, Stevenson, Conrad, Faulkner, Nabokov, and Laurence Sterne.

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Written Lives is a collection of biographies of canonical authors, and making up anything would constitute an act of mischief upon both the reader and literary history as a whole.

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