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The Sixties Volume 2 The Sixties

Diaries Volume Two 1960-1969


Συγγραφέας: Isherwood Christopher
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099565222
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 800
Διαστάσεις: 23x5x15
Ημερομηνία 1ης Έκδοσης: 2012
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "The Sixties Volume 2 The Sixties"

This second volume of Christopher Isherwood's remarkable diaries opens on his fifty-sixth birthday as the fifties give way to the decade of social and sexual revolution. Isherwood takes the reader from the bohemian sunshine of Southern California to a London finally swinging free of post-war gloom, to the racy cosmopolitanism of New York, and the raw Australian outback. The diaries are crammed with wicked gossip and probing psychological insights about the cultural icons of the time - Francis Bacon, Richard Burton, David Hockney, Mick Jagger, W. Somerset Maugham and many others. They are most revealing about Isherwood himself - his fiction, his film writing, his college teaching, and his affairs of the heart. In the background run references to the political and historical events of the period such as the anxieties of the Cold War, the moon landing and the Vietnam war. In The Sixties Isherwood turns his fearless eye on the decade which more than any other has shaped the way we live now.


Συγγραφέας/εις: Isherwood Christopher
ISBN: 9780099565222
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 01/05/2012
Εκδότης: Vintage Publishing
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 800
Συντελεστές: Edited by: Katherine Bucknell
Τόπος έκδοσης: London
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Τόμος: Volume 2
Βάρος βιβλίου: 1022 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x5x15 cm
Ημερομηνία πρώτης έκδοσης: 2012

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