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The Resource A life in words : conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt, Paul Auster

A life in words : conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt, Paul Auster

Label
A life in words : conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt
Title
A life in words
Title remainder
conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt
Statement of responsibility
Paul Auster
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Paul Auster's A Life in Words--a wide-ranging dialogue between Auster and the Danish professor I.B. Siegumfeldt--is a remarkably candid and often surprising celebration of one writer's art, craft, and life. It includes many revelations that have never been shared before, such as that he doesn't consider himself a postmodernist even though he is frequently labeled as one. This is a book that's full of surprises, composed of spoken words that sometimes jump off the page like good drama. The conversations between Auster and Siegumfeldt went on for three years, starting in 2011, and continuing after there was a complete draft in revisions and further conversations that went on until now. All twenty-one of Auster's narrative works are covered as well as all the themes and obsessions that drive the work, and the man"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Auster, Paul
Dewey number
  • 818/.54
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Siegumfeldt, I. B.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auster, Paul
  • Auster, Paul
  • Siegumfeldt, I. B.
  • Authors, American
Label
A life in words : conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt, Paul Auster
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Clearing the air -- Part one : Autogiographical writings. The invention of solitude. (1982) "everything comes from within and moves out" -- Hand to mouth : a chronicle of early failure. (1997) "permanently penniless" -- The red notebook. (2002) ars poetica -- Winter journal. (2012) memory and the body -- Report from the interior. (2013) becoming human -- Part two : Novels. The New York trilogy. (1985-6) "learning to live with ambiguity" -- In the country of last things. (1987) ephemerality -- Moon palace. (1989) "the song is in the step" -- The music of chance. (1990) "the mechanics of reality" -- Leviathan. (1992) the fall -- Mr. Vertigo (1994) levitating -- Timbuktu. (1999) "the pure pleasure of language" -- The book of illusions. (2002) from page to picture -- Oracle night. (2003) "the world is in my head" -- The Brooklyn follies. (2005) "an escape from American reality" -- Travels in the scriptorium. (2006) one dark day of amnesia : "the writer rewritten" -- Man in the dark. (2008) one white night of insomnia : confronting one's past -- Invisible. (2009) three seasons and an epilogue -- Sunset park. (2010) broken things
Control code
ocn951557184
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
xvi, 315 pages
Isbn
9781609807771
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016012603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951557184
Label
A life in words : conversations with I.B. Siegumfeldt, Paul Auster
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Clearing the air -- Part one : Autogiographical writings. The invention of solitude. (1982) "everything comes from within and moves out" -- Hand to mouth : a chronicle of early failure. (1997) "permanently penniless" -- The red notebook. (2002) ars poetica -- Winter journal. (2012) memory and the body -- Report from the interior. (2013) becoming human -- Part two : Novels. The New York trilogy. (1985-6) "learning to live with ambiguity" -- In the country of last things. (1987) ephemerality -- Moon palace. (1989) "the song is in the step" -- The music of chance. (1990) "the mechanics of reality" -- Leviathan. (1992) the fall -- Mr. Vertigo (1994) levitating -- Timbuktu. (1999) "the pure pleasure of language" -- The book of illusions. (2002) from page to picture -- Oracle night. (2003) "the world is in my head" -- The Brooklyn follies. (2005) "an escape from American reality" -- Travels in the scriptorium. (2006) one dark day of amnesia : "the writer rewritten" -- Man in the dark. (2008) one white night of insomnia : confronting one's past -- Invisible. (2009) three seasons and an epilogue -- Sunset park. (2010) broken things
Control code
ocn951557184
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Seven Stories Press first edition.
Extent
xvi, 315 pages
Isbn
9781609807771
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2016012603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)951557184

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