Whether she''s writing about date rape or political adultery or writers from John Updike to Gillian Flynn, Mary Gaitskill reads her subjects deftly and aphoristically and moves beyond them to locate the deep currents of longing, ambition, perversity, and loneliness in the American unconscious. She shows us the transcendentalism of the Talking Heads, the melancholy of Bjork, the playfulness of artist Laurel Nakadate. She celebrates the clownish grandiosity and the poetry of Norman Mailer''s..
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This comic Fandangle has been described as Harold Pinter crashes into Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Kate, who is obsessed with shoes, is besieged by three men however..Описание
British social comedy examines a young heroine''s struggle against strait-laced Victorian attitudes as she rejects the man her family has encouraged her to marry and chooses,..Подробнее
With the Duke of Dunstable trying to steal his pig to sell to Lord Tilbury, mischievous Church Lads camping in his park, his sister Constance bossing him unmercifully, and..Описание