Ornament and Silence

Publisher: Vintage

Published: 1998-04-28

Type: BOOK

Fraser brings to the 14 essays in this indispensable volume the sensitivity, freshness of observation, and offhand elegance that makes her reportage for "The New York Times" so legendary. "Wonderfully idiosyncratic".--"Newsday".

Ornament and Silence

Publisher: Vintage

Published: 2014-01-08

Type: BOOK

And here is Fraser herself, learning her craft at The New Yorker, tending her English garden and—on every page—delighting us with the manifold felicities of her prose.

Florid Victorian Ornament

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

Published: 1977-06-01

Type: BOOK

And if you are a lover of Victoriana, grab this book and revel in excess.

The Fashionable Mind

Publisher: Knopf

Published: 2014-01-08

Type: BOOK

In these thirty-two essays, the fashion critic of The New Yorker inquires into the meaning of fashion and the resonance that exists between fashion trends and the undercurrent of change in American culture

Ornament and Silence

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Published: 1996

Type: BOOK

In 13 superb essays that first appeared in Vogue and The New Yorker, Kennedy Fraser explores the uniquely female voice and presence in literature and art.

Moura

Publisher: New York Review of Books

Published: 2005-06-30

Type: BOOK

In Moura Budberg, a woman who shrouded the facts of her life in fiction, Berberova finds the ideal material from which to craft a triumph of literary portraiture, a book as engaging and as full of life and incident as any one of her ...

The Green Ghost

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Published: 2010-04-28

Type: BOOK

And Kaye finds something else—a green ghost who needs her help! Newbery Honor–winning author Marion Dane Bauer spins a third spooky tale to complement her previous stories, The Blue Ghost and The Red Ghost.

Black Swans

Publisher: Catapult

Published: 2018-04-01

Type: BOOK

Black Swans further celebrates the phenomenon of Eve Babitz, cementing her reputation as the voice of a generation. With an introduction by Stephanie Danler, bestselling author of Sweetbitter.

Ornament and European Modernism

Publisher: Routledge

Published: 2017-09-22

Type: BOOK

These in-depth, historical, and critical essays study the meaning of ornament, the role it played in the formation of modernism, and its theoretical importance between the mid-nineteenth century and the late twentieth century in England and ...

The Rings of Saturn

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

Published: 2016-11-08

Type: BOOK

"The book is like a dream you want to last forever" (Roberta Silman, The New York Times Book Review), now with a gorgeous new cover by the famed designer Peter Mendelsund A masterwork of W. G. Sebald, now with a gorgeous new cover by the ...