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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
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
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Neilson, Heather,
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Investigating Power
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  • Vidal, Gore
  • Authors, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Political animal : Gore Vidal on power, Heather Neilson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Color
multicolored
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
ocn908685897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781921867699
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
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
Color
multicolored
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
ocn908685897
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781921867699
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)908685897

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