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Snakecharmers In Texas【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Snakecharmers In Texas【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>In <em>Snakecharmers in Texas,</em> a collection of essays, written between 1980-1987, Clive James tackles burning issues and shining personalities from Barry Humphries to Barry Manilow and Michael Jackson to Michael Foot.</strong></p> <p>He discusses the nuances of Kung Fu cinema, the lyrical footwork of Torvill and Dean and the charms of the Statue of Liberty; he reviews books, such as Roland Barthes' <em>Camera Lucida</em> and the poetry of Les Murray; and he writes passionately, k
Collected Poems: 1958-2015【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Collected Poems: 1958-2015【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>The “technically and emotionally heart-stopping poems” (<em>Spectator</em>) of Clive James are collected in this decades-spanning volume.</strong></p> <p>The poetry of Clive James has been delighting readers and winning awards for decades. His recent poems looking back over his extraordinarily rich life have brought him an even wider readership; some, such as “Japanese Maple” (first published in <em>The New Yorker</em>), became global news events upon their publication. In this first
North Face of SohoMore Unreliable Memoirs【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

North Face of SohoMore Unreliable Memoirs【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em>In the closing pages of the last volume, I got married. The ceremony marked a rare outbreak of normality in my life. It was symbolized by my personal appearance. I was clean-shaven and had a hairstyle in reasonably close touch with my head.</em></p> <p>After <em>Unreliable Memoirs</em>, <em>Falling Towards England</em> and <em>May Week Was In June</em> comes the fourth instalment in Clive James’s life. Taking us from Fleet Street to <em>Clive James on TV</em>, from Russian department stor
Brrm! Brrm!【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Brrm! Brrm!【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em>Brrm! Brrm!</em> by Clive James is the hilarious story of Japanese high-flyer and would-be-diplomat Akira Suzuki who is sent to London for the first time to learn about a more cosmopolitan lifestyle but instead manages to make headlines for all the wrong reasons much to the embarrassment of the Japanese embassy.</p>画面が切り替わりますので、しばらくお待ち下さい。 ※ご購入は、楽天kobo商品ページからお願いします。※切り替わらない場合は、こちら をクリックして下さい。 ※このページからは注文できません。
At the Pillars of Hercules【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

At the Pillars of Hercules【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>First published to great acclaim in 1979,</strong> <strong>Clive James's second book of criticism <em>At the Pillars of Hercules</em> (a title taken from a certain Soho pub) confirmed his place as a writer of immense talent, and as entertaining and elegant as ever.</strong></p> <p>His main topics are contemporary poetry, aesthetics and the theory and practice of criticism, the popular novel, and the literature of modern history and politics. His discussions range from the legacy of Au
So Brightly at the Last: Clive James and the Passion for Poetry SO BRIGHTLY AT THE LAST [ Ian Shircore ]

So Brightly at the Last: Clive James and the Passion for Poetry SO BRIGHTLY AT THE LAST [ Ian Shircore ]

SO BRIGHTLY AT THE LAST Ian Shircore REDDOOR PUB2019 Hardcover English ISBN:9781913062071 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Biography & Autobiography
Latest Readings【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Latest Readings【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>“[A] collection of Clive James’s essays on a variety of literary topics . . . This is sanity, humor and acuity in the face of death” (<em>The Wall Street Journal</em>).</strong></p> <p>In 2010, Clive James was diagnosed with terminal leukemia. Deciding that “if you don’t know the exact moment when the lights will go out, you might as well read until they do,” James moved his library to his Cambridge house, where he would “live, read, and perhaps even write.” James is the award-winning
Glued To The Box【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Glued To The Box【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em>Glued To The Box</em> is the final instalment in Clive James’s collections of TV criticism in <em>The Observer</em> including pieces originally published between 1979 and 1982. Adding to an already unforgettable collection of comic brilliance, fans of <em>Visions Before Midnight</em> and <em>The Crystal Bucket</em> will not be disappointed.</p>画面が切り替わりますので、しばらくお待ち下さい。 ※ご購入は、楽天kobo商品ページからお願いします。※切り替わらない場合は、こちら をクリックして下さい。 ※このページからは注文できません。
Unreliable MemoirsPicador Classic【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Unreliable MemoirsPicador Classic【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>With an introduction by P. J. O'Rourke.</strong></p> <p><strong>'Do not read this book in public. You will risk severe internal injuries from trying to suppress your laughter.' - <em>Sunday Times.</em></strong></p> <p><em>I was born in 1939. The other big event of that year was the outbreak of the Second World War, but for the moment that did not affect me.</em></p> <p>In the first instalment of Clive James's memoirs we follow the young Clive on his journey from boyhood to the cusp of
Sentenced to Life: Poems【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Sentenced to Life: Poems【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>"There is an inevitable sadness to this moving collection. This being James, there are also moments of zinging energy and a sense of fun…James will remain in the present tense as those Japanese Maple's leaves continue to turn to flame." ーRebecca K. Morrison, <em>Independent</em></strong></p> <p>In this new collection of "technically and emotionally heart-stopping poems" (<em>Spectator</em>)ーincluding "Japanese Maple," which was published in <em>The New Yorker</em> to great acclaimーCli
Nefertiti in the Flak Tower【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Nefertiti in the Flak Tower【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>Clive James’ power as a poet increased year by year, and there has been no stronger evidence for this than <em>Nefertiti in</em> <em>the Flak Tower</em>.</strong></p> <p>Here, his polymathic learning and technical virtuosity are worn more lightly than ever; the effect is merely to produce a deep sense of trust into which the reader gratefully sinks, knowing they are in the presence of a master. The most obvious token of that mastery is the book’s breathtaking range of theme: there are
Somewhere Becoming RainCollected Writings on Philip Larkin【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Somewhere Becoming RainCollected Writings on Philip Larkin【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>A love letter from one of</strong> <strong>the world's most critically acclaimed writers</strong> <strong>to one of its most cherished poets.</strong></p> <p>Clive James is a life-long admirer of the work of Philip Larkin. <em>Somewhere Becoming Rain</em> gathers all of James’s writing on this towering literary figure of the twentieth century, together with extra material now published for the first time.</p> <p>The greatness of Larkin’s poetry continues to be obscured by the opprobri
Latest Readings LATEST READINGS [ Clive James ]

Latest Readings LATEST READINGS [ Clive James ]

LATEST READINGS Clive James YALE UNIV PR2016 Paperback English ISBN:9780300223552 洋書 Fiction & Literature(小説&文芸) Literary Criticism
A Point of View【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

A Point of View【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>21st century Britain: a point of view</strong> <strong>from Clive James, one of the fiercest and funniest critics.</strong></p> <p>The BBC Radio 4 series <em>A Point of View</em> has been on the air since 2007. Clive James was one of the most popular presenters, and here his original pieces ? sixty in total ? and previously unpublished postscripts are collected together in one volume.</p> <p>Read along with Clive James as he offers his informative, thought-provoking and entertaining i
Collected Poems1958 - 2015【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Collected Poems1958 - 2015【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>Clive James's reputation as a poet has become impossible to ignore. His poems looking back over his extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty, such as 'Japanese Maple' (first published in the <em>New Yorker</em> in 2014), became global news events upon their publication.</strong></p> <p>In this book, James makes his own rich selection from over fifty years' work in verse: from his early satires to these heart-stopping valedictory poems, he proves himself to b
Flying VisitsPostcards From The Observer 1976-83【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Flying VisitsPostcards From The Observer 1976-83【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em>Flying Visits</em> is a collection of Clive James's 'Postcards' originally written for <em>The Observer</em> between the years 1976 and 1983 about his experiences travelling abroad, from Peking, Los Angeles and Sydney. Full of James's distinctive wit and satire, this is a timeless collection for the well, and not so well travelled.</p>画面が切り替わりますので、しばらくお待ち下さい。 ※ご購入は、楽天kobo商品ページからお願いします。※切り替わらない場合は、こちら をクリックして下さい。 ※このページからは注文できません。
The Dreaming SwimmerNon-fiction 1987-1992【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The Dreaming SwimmerNon-fiction 1987-1992【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong><em>The Dreaming Swimmer</em> is a collection of literary essays by poet and TV critic Clive James.</strong></p> <p>'He writes like a prophet and he can satirise folly in high places with a touch as elegant as Oscar Wilde . . . There isn't a word wasted' <em>Daily Mail</em></p> <p>'A well-balanced show of wit, intellect and glorious observation' <em>Sunday Times</em></p> <p>'No one wields a joke more punchily than he does. And the wide capacity for warmth towards all sorts of experien
Cultural AmnesiaNotes in the Margin of My Time【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Cultural AmnesiaNotes in the Margin of My Time【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em><strong>In this book can be heard the merest edge of an enormous conversation. As they never were in life, we can imagine the speakers all gathered in some vast room, wearing name tags in case they don’t recognize each other (although some recognize each other all too well, and avoid contact). My heroes and heroines are here.</strong></em></p> <p>An almanac combining a comprehensive survey of modern culture with an annotated index of who-was-who and what-was-what, <em>Cultural Amnesia</em
The Metropolitan Critic【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The Metropolitan Critic【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>In 1974 <em>The Metropolitan Critic</em> started a new trend in cultural comment which has since become an orthodoxy. The young Clive James was the first journalist in London to talk about high culture and pop culture in the same all-consuming, sparkling style.</strong></p> <p>Even at that early stage, the learning behind his literary high-wire act was formidable: a portent of the wide-ranging erudition that in subsequent years was to back up his further volumes of critical prose and
The Crystal Bucket【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The Crystal Bucket【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p>‘His contribution to the art and enjoyment of TV criticism over the past ten years has been immense. His work is deeply perceptive, often outrageously funny and always compulsively readable’</p> <p><strong>Said the judges of the British Press Awards, in naming Clive James Critic of the Year for 1981. <em>The Crystal Bucket</em> offers a further selection of his inimitable TV criticism for the <em>Observer</em>.</strong></p> <p>‘C.J. didn’t get where he is today just by being funny. He is huma

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