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The Resource Political animal : Gore Vidal on power, Heather Neilson

Political animal : Gore Vidal on power, Heather Neilson

Label
Political animal : Gore Vidal on power
Title
Political animal
Title remainder
Gore Vidal on power
Statement of responsibility
Heather Neilson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The late Gore Vidal occupied a unique position within American letters. Born into a political family, he ran for office several times, but was consistently critical of his nation's political system and its leaders. A prolific writer in several genres, Vidal was also widely known - particularly in the US - on the basis of his frequent appearances in the various electronic media. This ground-breaking work examines the centrality of the theme of power throughout his writings. Political Animal: Gore Vidal on Power focuses primarily, although not exclusively, on Vidal's historical fiction. In his n
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Neilson, Heather
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3543.I26
LC item number
Z75
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Series statement
Investigating Power
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Authors, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vidal, Gore
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Authors, American
  • Intellectual life
  • Politics and government
  • United States
Label
Political animal : Gore Vidal on power, Heather Neilson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Part 1 Ancient worlds; Searching for a king; Making a religion; A brilliant time; Part 2 From revolution to empire; An inconvenient founding father; Catching reflections of dead stars; The squalor never ends; Big words; Part 3 The American century; Terrible words; Turning back time; A delicate matter; Forestalling apocalypse; Conclusion; List of works consulted; Works by Gore Vidal; Works by other authors; Works on film; Internet sources; Index
Control code
908685897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781921867699
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908685897
Label
Political animal : Gore Vidal on power, Heather Neilson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; About the author; Acknowledgements; Preface; Introduction; Part 1 Ancient worlds; Searching for a king; Making a religion; A brilliant time; Part 2 From revolution to empire; An inconvenient founding father; Catching reflections of dead stars; The squalor never ends; Big words; Part 3 The American century; Terrible words; Turning back time; A delicate matter; Forestalling apocalypse; Conclusion; List of works consulted; Works by Gore Vidal; Works by other authors; Works on film; Internet sources; Index
Control code
908685897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781921867699
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908685897

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