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Odd jobs : essays and criticism, John Updike

Label
Odd jobs : essays and criticism
Title
Odd jobs
Title remainder
essays and criticism
Statement of responsibility
John Updike
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Updike's fourth volume of nonfictional prose and critique of other authors. Includes section of comments on his own works and endeavors
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Updike, John
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3571.P4
LC item number
O3 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Updike, John
Label
Odd jobs : essays and criticism, John Updike
Instantiates
Publication
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
Five days in Finland at the age of fifty-fve -- The parade -- First wives and trolley cars -- Your lover just called: a playlet -- Being on TV I -- Being on TV II -- Books into film -- A nameless rose -- Overboard on Overboard -- Fictional houses -- Can architecture be criticized? -- Is New York City inhabitable? -- A sense of transparency -- A short and happy ride -- Women -- Mother -- The female body -- Beauty -- Spirituality -- The Fourth of July -- Our national monuments -- The importance of fiction -- High art versus popular culture -- Popular music -- The Boston Red Sox, as of 1986 -- Ted Wiliams, as of 1986 -- Edmund Wilson -- Mr. Volente -- Mr. Palomar -- John Cheever I -- John Cheever II -- John Cheever III -- John Cheever IV -- How does the state imagine? -- How does the writer imagine? -- Should writers give lectures? -- Emersonianism -- Howells as anti-novelist -- To Indian summer, by Wiliam Dean Howells -- To Nature's diary, by Mikhail Prishvin -- To The complete stories, by Franz Kafka -- To Seven gothic tales, by Isak Dineson -- To Appointment in Samarra, by John O'Hara -- To The power and the glory, by Graham Greene -- To Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, by Karl Barth -- The gospel according to St. Matthew -- Many Bens -- The ugly duckling -- The heartless man -- The virtues of playing cricket on the village green -- Twisted apples -- The sinister sex -- Cohn's doom -- Summonses, indictments, extenuating circumstances -- Back in Midland City -- Last blague -- What you deserve is what you get -- Beattieniks -- Leaving home -- No more Mr. Knightleys -- Louise in the new world, Alice on the magic molehill -- Doing his thing -- Yahweh over Dionysus, in disputed decision -- Bound to please -- Wrestling to be born -- And nothing but -- Art and artillery -- Between Pinget's ears -- Illuminating reversals -- Michael Tournier -- Small packages -- Baggy monsters -- Expeditions to Gilead and Seegard -- Back tot he classics -- Genius without cause -- Among the masters -- To the Arctic -- Lost among the romantics -- A romp with job -- Spark but no spark -- Bad neighbors -- The Jones boys -- Seeking connections in an insecure country -- Living death -- Latin strategies -- The great Paraguayan novel and other hardships -- Resisting the big boys -- How the other half lives -- Out of the evil empire -- Russian delinquents -- Visiting the land of the free -- Doubt and difficulty in Leningrad and Moscow -- Chronicles and processions -- Satan's work and stilted cisterns -- Three tales from Nigeria -- Chinese disharmonies -- In love with the West -- Far-fetched -- As others see us -- Studies in Post-Hitlerian self-condemnation in Austria and West Germany -- Rational faith -- Mutability and gloire -- Dutchmen and Turks -- Levels and levels -- A pair of parrots -- Memory palaces -- In dispraise of the powers that be -- Ungreat lives -- Old world wickedness -- VN again and again -- Nice tries -- The flaming chalice -- Ecolalia -- In Borges's wake -- Modernist, postmodernist, what will they think of next? -- States of mind -- Final fragments -- Slogging Sammy -- Still stirring -- Still staring -- Writer-consciousness -- A materialist look at eros -- A long way home -- The local view -- Hymn to tilth -- Damp and dull -- Empire's end -- Schulz's charred scraps -- The process and the lock -- Eliot without words -- Goody Sergeant,; the powerful Katrinka ; K.S.W. -- Witty Dotty -- Was B.B. a crook? -- The bimbo on the barge -- Something substantial and useful about it -- Bull in a type shop -- Art's dawn -- Computer heaven -- Evolution be praised -- Deep time and computer time -- Appendix: literarily personal -- Index
Control code
23767234
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 919 pages
Isbn
9780679404149
Lccn
91052738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1397414
Label
Odd jobs : essays and criticism, John Updike
Publication
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
Five days in Finland at the age of fifty-fve -- The parade -- First wives and trolley cars -- Your lover just called: a playlet -- Being on TV I -- Being on TV II -- Books into film -- A nameless rose -- Overboard on Overboard -- Fictional houses -- Can architecture be criticized? -- Is New York City inhabitable? -- A sense of transparency -- A short and happy ride -- Women -- Mother -- The female body -- Beauty -- Spirituality -- The Fourth of July -- Our national monuments -- The importance of fiction -- High art versus popular culture -- Popular music -- The Boston Red Sox, as of 1986 -- Ted Wiliams, as of 1986 -- Edmund Wilson -- Mr. Volente -- Mr. Palomar -- John Cheever I -- John Cheever II -- John Cheever III -- John Cheever IV -- How does the state imagine? -- How does the writer imagine? -- Should writers give lectures? -- Emersonianism -- Howells as anti-novelist -- To Indian summer, by Wiliam Dean Howells -- To Nature's diary, by Mikhail Prishvin -- To The complete stories, by Franz Kafka -- To Seven gothic tales, by Isak Dineson -- To Appointment in Samarra, by John O'Hara -- To The power and the glory, by Graham Greene -- To Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, by Karl Barth -- The gospel according to St. Matthew -- Many Bens -- The ugly duckling -- The heartless man -- The virtues of playing cricket on the village green -- Twisted apples -- The sinister sex -- Cohn's doom -- Summonses, indictments, extenuating circumstances -- Back in Midland City -- Last blague -- What you deserve is what you get -- Beattieniks -- Leaving home -- No more Mr. Knightleys -- Louise in the new world, Alice on the magic molehill -- Doing his thing -- Yahweh over Dionysus, in disputed decision -- Bound to please -- Wrestling to be born -- And nothing but -- Art and artillery -- Between Pinget's ears -- Illuminating reversals -- Michael Tournier -- Small packages -- Baggy monsters -- Expeditions to Gilead and Seegard -- Back tot he classics -- Genius without cause -- Among the masters -- To the Arctic -- Lost among the romantics -- A romp with job -- Spark but no spark -- Bad neighbors -- The Jones boys -- Seeking connections in an insecure country -- Living death -- Latin strategies -- The great Paraguayan novel and other hardships -- Resisting the big boys -- How the other half lives -- Out of the evil empire -- Russian delinquents -- Visiting the land of the free -- Doubt and difficulty in Leningrad and Moscow -- Chronicles and processions -- Satan's work and stilted cisterns -- Three tales from Nigeria -- Chinese disharmonies -- In love with the West -- Far-fetched -- As others see us -- Studies in Post-Hitlerian self-condemnation in Austria and West Germany -- Rational faith -- Mutability and gloire -- Dutchmen and Turks -- Levels and levels -- A pair of parrots -- Memory palaces -- In dispraise of the powers that be -- Ungreat lives -- Old world wickedness -- VN again and again -- Nice tries -- The flaming chalice -- Ecolalia -- In Borges's wake -- Modernist, postmodernist, what will they think of next? -- States of mind -- Final fragments -- Slogging Sammy -- Still stirring -- Still staring -- Writer-consciousness -- A materialist look at eros -- A long way home -- The local view -- Hymn to tilth -- Damp and dull -- Empire's end -- Schulz's charred scraps -- The process and the lock -- Eliot without words -- Goody Sergeant,; the powerful Katrinka ; K.S.W. -- Witty Dotty -- Was B.B. a crook? -- The bimbo on the barge -- Something substantial and useful about it -- Bull in a type shop -- Art's dawn -- Computer heaven -- Evolution be praised -- Deep time and computer time -- Appendix: literarily personal -- Index
Control code
23767234
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 919 pages
Isbn
9780679404149
Lccn
91052738
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1397414

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