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Conversations with Paul Bowles, edited by Gena Dagel Caponi

Label
Conversations with Paul Bowles
Title
Conversations with Paul Bowles
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gena Dagel Caponi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • For the past forty years Paul Bowles has answered questions about the autobiographical references in his novels (The Sheltering Sky, Let It Come Down, The Spider's House, and Up Above the World) and about his work as a composer in New York, all the time insisting, "I don't want anyone to know about me." Yet in this collection of interviews dating from 1952 to the present, Bowles gives a variety of answers that reveal as much as they conceal. Too gracious to refuse
  • Interviews, he regards inquiries with the same clear-eyed detachment that marks his prose, wondering, "Why is it that Americans expect an artist's work to be a reflection of his life? They never seem to want to believe that the two can be independent of each other and go their separate ways." Despite his reticence, Bowles frankly discusses his "unconscious" writing practice, his views on the "illiterate imagination," existentialism, his various experiments with altered
  • States of consciousness, and nearly fifty years of expatriate life in Morocco. Included here are three interviews never before published, several that originally appeared in now obscure journals, plus interviews conducted by Jay McInerny for Vanity Fair, Jeffrey Bailey for the Paris Review, and Michael Rogers for the Rolling Stone
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowles, Paul
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3552.O874
LC item number
Z463 1993
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Caponi-Tabery, Gena
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowles, Paul
  • Bowles, Paul
  • Bowles, Paul
  • Bowles, Paul
  • Authors, American
  • Composers
  • Americans
  • Écrivains américains
  • Compositeurs
  • Americans
  • Authors, American
  • Composers
  • Morocco
  • United States
Label
Conversations with Paul Bowles, edited by Gena Dagel Caponi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Talk with Paul Bowles / Harvey Breit -- Composer at home abroad / Jay S. Harrison -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Ira Cohen -- Paul Bowles / Mike Steen -- An interview with Paul Bowles / Oliver Evans -- Conversations in Morocco : the Rolling Stone interview / Michael Rogers -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Daniel Halpern -- Interview : Paul Bowles / Stephen Davis -- The art of fiction LXVII : Paul Bowles / Jeffrey Bailey -- Paul Bowles interviewed / John Spilker -- Paul Bowles interview / David Seidner -- An interview with Paul Bowles / Karen LaLonde Alenier, Francine Geraci, and Ken Pottiger -- Paul Bowles in exile / Jay McInerny -- Conversation with Paul Bowles / Gena Dagel Caponi -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Allen Hibbard -- Paul Bowles : the complete outsider / Catherine Warnow and Regina Weinreich -- Paul Bowles : touched by magic / Soledad Alameda -- Mercury at 80 / Stephen Davis -- Paul Bowles : a nomad stranded in Tangier / Josep Massot
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 254 pages
Isbn
9780878056507
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
93025038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28213693
  • (OCoLC)ocm28213693
Label
Conversations with Paul Bowles, edited by Gena Dagel Caponi
Publication
Note
Includes 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
Talk with Paul Bowles / Harvey Breit -- Composer at home abroad / Jay S. Harrison -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Ira Cohen -- Paul Bowles / Mike Steen -- An interview with Paul Bowles / Oliver Evans -- Conversations in Morocco : the Rolling Stone interview / Michael Rogers -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Daniel Halpern -- Interview : Paul Bowles / Stephen Davis -- The art of fiction LXVII : Paul Bowles / Jeffrey Bailey -- Paul Bowles interviewed / John Spilker -- Paul Bowles interview / David Seidner -- An interview with Paul Bowles / Karen LaLonde Alenier, Francine Geraci, and Ken Pottiger -- Paul Bowles in exile / Jay McInerny -- Conversation with Paul Bowles / Gena Dagel Caponi -- Interview with Paul Bowles / Allen Hibbard -- Paul Bowles : the complete outsider / Catherine Warnow and Regina Weinreich -- Paul Bowles : touched by magic / Soledad Alameda -- Mercury at 80 / Stephen Davis -- Paul Bowles : a nomad stranded in Tangier / Josep Massot
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 254 pages
Isbn
9780878056507
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
93025038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28213693
  • (OCoLC)ocm28213693

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