Conversations With Gore Vidal (Literary Conversations Series)
Richard Peabody, Lucinda Ebersole, Gore VidalISBN: 1578066735;
"There is not one human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise." So said Gore Vidal. Almost sixty years ago, Gore Vidal burst onto the literary landscape with his World War II novel "Williwaw". He never looked back. To date he has published twenty-nine novels, one short story collection, six theatrical plays, and numerous books of nonfiction. His novel "The City and the Pillar" (1948) was a groundbreaking work in the history of homosexual literature. In "Myra Breckinridge" (1968) Vidal created a ribald parody of sexual morality and identity. In 1967 Vidal published "Washington, D.C.". It would be the first of seven novels that have come to be known as the American Chronicles, a sprawling history of theempire filled with a cast of the most significant social, literary, and political figures of the United States. Conversations with Gore Vidal features provocative and intriguing interviews with one of America's most prolific authors. Vidal was an...
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