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Critical Essays on Jerzy Kosinski

edited by Barbara Tepa Lupack
Format
Book
Published
New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1998.
Language
English
Series
Critical Essays on American Literature
ISBN
0783800738 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Reviews. The painted bird. Everybody's victim / Elie Wiesel ; Poor boy spreads his wings / Anne Halley ; [Review of] The painted bird / Robert Coles
  • Steps. Keys on a ring / Hugh Kenner ; Out of the fires / Stanley Kauffmann ; A moralist's journey into the heart of darkness / Martin Tucker
  • Being there. Jerzy Kosinski : on still being there / William Kennedy ; The fabrication of a culture hero / John W. Aldridge
  • The devil tree. Pulp-fiction style, pop-psychology jargon, and a genuinely sadistic imagination / Robert Alter ; Last brave wish to try everything / Geoffrey Wolff ; New tree, old roots [review of revised and expanded The devil tree / Barbara Tepa Lupack
  • Cockpit. Jerzy Kosinski working out past imperfections / Jonathan Baumbach ; [Review of] Cockpit / Ivan Sanders
  • Blind date. Love and death in New Jersey / Arnost Lustig ; [Review of] Blind date / Daniel J. Cahill
  • Passion play. The aging Kosinski knight, questing on the polo field / Jerome Klinkowitz ; Kosinski's hero rides on / William Lennedy ; When going is the goal / Stefan Kanfer
  • Pinball. Grand Guignol with music / Benjamin DeMott ; Trebles / Stefan Kanfer
  • The hermit of 69th Street. The annotated "Roman à tease" / John Calvin Batchelor ; Kosinski's mask behind the mask / Larry McCaffery
  • -- Interview. The psychological novelist as portable man / Gail Sheehy
  • Essay and articles. Jerzy Kosinski : retreat from violence / Daniel J. Cahill
  • Jerzy Kosinski : the painted bird and other disguises / Gerald Weales
  • Horatio Algers of the nightmare / Elizabeth Stone
  • The romance of terror and Jerzy Kosinski : Cockpit / Jack Hicks
  • Blind date : the resurgence of relationships / Paul Bruss
  • Vision and violence in the fiction of Jerzy Kosinski / Paul R. Lilly Jr.
  • Betrayed by Jerzy Kosinski / Jerome Klinkowitz
  • Chance encounters : bringing Being there to the screen / Barbara Tepa Lupack
  • The Kosinski conundrum / Stephen Schiff
  • Kosinski's war / James Park Sloan
  • Original essays. Cockpit, Blind date, and Passion play : Kosinski's novel cycle / Norman Lavers
  • Is there any history in it? : the fiction of Jerzy Kosinski / Thomas S. Gladsky
  • Jerzy Kosinski in fact : a master fabricator's nonfiction / Jerome Klinkowitz.
Description
xv, 300 p. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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