Gore Vidal.

  • 157 Pages
  • 1.75 MB
  • English
Twayne Publishers , New York
Vidal, Gore, -- 1925- -- Criticism and interpret
SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, 135
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23251259M

Gore Vidal has received the National Book Award, written numerous novels, short stories, plays and essays. He has been a political activist and as Democratic candidate for Congress from upstate New York, he received the most votes of any Democrat in a half-century.

Burr 1st edition by Vidal, Gore published by Random House Hardcover. out of 5 stars 2. Gore Vidal was an American author who was best known for his political commentary and television appearances.

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Born inVidal rarely had any kind words for his nation, often referring to the United States as a decadent empire ruled by a militaristic dictatorship. Gore Vidal died in at age 86 and was known for being outspoken on politics and sex.

His more famous works are Myra Breckenridge (), Burr () and Lincoln (). The book immediately drew attention given Assange’s long-running battles with those who wield power and seek to protect powerful interests, and Vidal’s musings on the same topics.

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This is a good shot digestible book (interviews really) with Gore Vidal old timer insider and critic of the US political system.

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Sure the book is short and repetitive in parts (all speech is reparative, you repeat the important bits) Julian Assange knew what he was doing when he was dragged into daylight for the first time in 7 years for shedding daylight on the dark shadow.4/5.

Vidal’s most substantial body of work is his seven-book series “Narratives of Empire,” a chronicle of the United States tinged with the Vidalian view that the nation has morphed since its. Myra Breckinridge is a satirical novel by Gore Vidal written in the form of a bed by the critic Dennis Altman as "part of a major cultural assault on the assumed norms of gender and sexuality which swept the western world in the late s and early s", the book's major themes are feminism, transsexuality, American expressions of machismo and patriarchy, and deviant sexual Author: Gore Vidal.

Gore Vidal, original name Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr., (born October 3,West Point, New York, U.S.—died JLos Angeles, California), prolific American novelist and essayist who was as well known for his outspoken political opinions and his witty and satirical observations as he was for his irreverent Gore Vidal.

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Gore Vidal’s “History of the National Security State” was in Julian Assange’s hands as he was arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London on April Assange, 47, had been in exile in. Gore Vidal always hinted at a sexual element between the Jewish prince and his Roman betrayer, but the remake seems uninterested in exploring gay subtext Published: 17 Aug Why has Hollywood.

Gore Vidal () was an American writer and public intellectual. Born into a political dynasty, he twice sought elected office. He began his literary career in with the publication of his novel Williwaw but did not achieve notoriety until he published his third book The City and The Pillar which cause a minor scandal for its depiction of homosexuality.

Gore Vidal was a better essayist than he was a novelist. That is taken as read in litcrit circles these days, and it will take a prodigious revisionist to make a case for the overblown novels and. Unafraid to point fingers and assassinate characters, Gore Vidal has always been provocative, if not universally liked.

A prolific essayist and acclaimed author of historical novels such as 's Lincoln, his talent for positioning history within a modern context is one thing about Vidal that remains undisputed. Gore Vidal (–) was born at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

His first novel, Williwaw, written when he was 19 years old and serving in the army, appeared in the spring of He wrote 23 novels, five plays, many screenplays, short stories, well Brand: Brilliance Audio. Gore Vidal ( –) Eugene Luther Gore Vidal (born October 3, ), known simply as Gore Vidal, is a well-known American writer of novels, plays and essays, and has been a public figure for over fifty years.

He was born Eugene Luther Vidal in West Point, New York, the son of Eugene Vidal and Nina Gore. His birth took place at the United States Military Academy where his father was an.

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8, at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. It was at the book party for my memoir Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and Author: Scotty Bowers. He even did a great imitation of his "old friend Truman Capote." Note: the bookplate is not attached to the book. The Golden Age offers up United States history as only Gore Vidal can, with unrivaled penetration, wit, and high drama, allied to a classical view of human fate.

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Gore Vidal (full name: Eugene Luther Gore Vidal Jr.) was a renowned American author. Another deliciously ill-tempered screed from veteran gadfly Vidal (Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace, p.

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etc.), perhaps our fiercest homegrown critic of American imperialism in general and the current administration in this gathering of pieces from the Nation, the Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere, Vidal amply reveals just how deeply ticked off he has been by recent.

Gore Vidal was the author of twenty-three novels, five plays, two memoirs, numerous screenplays and short stories, and well over two hundred essays.

His United States: Essays, – received the National Book Award.Make Offer - Gore Vidal First Edition 1st Printing No Dust Jacket Hollywood: A Novel of America in the s by Gore Vidal (,Hardcover),1st Ed $  Julian Assange appeared to be sending a message when he decided to carry a book by Gore Vidal criticizing the American security state, as he .