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Twenty-eight artists and two saints

essays

by Joan Ross Acocella

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suffering,
  • Psychology,
  • Modern Arts,
  • Artists

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles28 artists and 2 saints
    StatementJoan Acocella
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX165 .A36 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 524 p. :
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24739231M
    ISBN 100375424164
    ISBN 109780375424168
    LC Control Number2006047266
    OCLC/WorldCa70107159

      In “Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints,” Joan Acocella answers these questions in 30 critical portraits of people I both knew and — more often — only thought I knew, creating a panorama. Joan Acocella (née Ross, born ) is an American journalist who is a staff writer for The New Yorker,. She has written books on dance, literature, and psychology. and Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints (), which explores the virtues common among extraordinary artists.

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    The elegant, incisive essays in Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints, mostly sketches of 20th-century writers and dancers, circle the mystery of sustained creativity, which Joan Acocella sensibly Author: Jennifer Reese. Joan Acocella has been a staff Her most recent book is “Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints,” a literature, and other arts for The New York Review of Books, the Times Book.


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