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How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken

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How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken( )
Author: Mendelsohn, Daniel
ISBN:978-0-06-145643-5
Publication Date:Aug 2008
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Whether he's on Broadway or at the movies, considering a new bestseller or revisiting a literary classic, Daniel Mendelsohn's judgments over the past fifteen years have provoked and dazzled with their deep erudition, disarming emotionality, and tart wit. Now How Beautiful It Is And How Easily It Can Be Broken reveals all at once the enormous stature of Mendelsohn's achievement and demonstrates why he is considered one of our greatest critics. Writing with a lively intelligence and...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / Guides & Reviews
Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Performing Arts / Theater / History & Criticism
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.204 x 1.404 Inches
Book Weight:1.624 Pounds
Author Biography
Mendelsohn, Daniel (Author)
Daniel Mendelsohn is an award-winning author. He received a B.A. in Classics from the University of Virginia and received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from Princeton University.

Upon completing his Ph.D. in 1994, Mendelsohn began a career in journalism. In 2005 Mendelsohn was the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship for a translation of Cavafy's "Unfinished" poems, with commentary. His other honors include the National Book Critics Circle Award for Excellence in Book Reviewing (2000) and the George Jean Nathan Prize for Drama Criticism (2002).

Mendelsohn's academic speciality is Greek (especially Euripidean) tragedy. In 2015 his title The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million made the New Zealand Best Seller List.

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