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Clive James - writer, broadcaster, poet - dead at 80 | 7.30
Clive James on Television - ITV, 14th August 1988
Clive James interview (Parkinson, 2003)
Australian writer and broadcaster Clive James dies aged 80 | ABC News
Clive James on life, infidelity and being lucky - BBC News
Clive James dies, Australian broadcaster and author
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Snakecharmers In Texas【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

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

<p>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. 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, knowledgably and hilariou
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 SohoUnreliable Memoirs Volume IV【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

North Face of SohoUnreliable Memoirs Volume IV【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 st
The Revolt of the PendulumEssays 2005-2008【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The Revolt of the PendulumEssays 2005-2008【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><em>The Revolt of the Pendulum</em> is an essay collection that shows Clive James at his most dazzling and versatile best. From the rules of grammar to the fundamentals of religion, from the culture of fandom to the cult of the critic, it’s all there: his customary wit, learning and understanding; his precise way with words and pointed comments; his ear for language and eye for detail; his ability to focus on the finer points and the bigger picture simultaneously ? not to mention the sheer sc
The Crystal Bucket【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

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

<p>The second instalment in Clive James’s TV criticism collection ? <em>The Crystal Bucket</em> - earned him the title ‘Critic of the Year’ by the British Press Awards. Taking its title from Walter Raleigh’s <em>The Passionate Man’s Pilgrimage</em> and is dedicated to the poet Peter Porter.</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。
Even As We SpeakCriticism【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Even As We SpeakCriticism【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p>Effervescent, energetic and eclectic, this is one of the late Twentieth Century's finest minds (and bellies) on show. <em>Even As We Speak</em> is a compelling collection of essays in which Clive James focusses on Australian poetry; on television today; on the rise and fall of various icons; on the question of the culpability of the ordinary German in the holocaust; and there is a compellingly provocative and much-talked about piece on the death of Diana.</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k
True ProfessionalThe Clive Sullivan Story【電子書籍】[ James Oddy ]

True ProfessionalThe Clive Sullivan Story【電子書籍】[ James Oddy ]

<I>True Professional</I> tells the story of Clive Sullivan, who emerged from one of Cardiff's toughest neighbourhoods to become an icon of rugby league. Overcoming a major childhood injury and a car crash early in his career, he was a ruthless and thrilling presence on the wings of both Hull FC and Hull KR teams for over 20 years, scoring over 300 tries.The first-ever black Briton to captain a British sports team, Sullivan did so with great success, even lifting a World Cup and being awarded an
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>First published to great acclaim in 1979, <em>At the Pillars of Hercules</em> (a title taken from a certain Soho pub) confirmed Clive James’s place as a writer of immense talent, and as entertaining and elegant as ever. 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 Auden and Larkin to Gore Vidal and Lord Longford. His inimitable wit and
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 the world’s best living writers 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 opprobrium attaching to his personal life and his privat
A Point of View【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

A Point of View【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p>21st century Britain: a point of view from our fiercest and funniest critic</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 now, for the first time, 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 insights into everything from wheelie
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>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 Visions Before Midnight 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 man
The Remake【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The Remake【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p>His second work of fiction, following <em>Brilliant Creatures</em>, Clive James's <em>The Remake</em> is a brilliantly observed novel, filled with his trademark erudition and humour.</p> <p>Joel Court had problems. He’d lost his wife, his mistress, quite possibly his career as an astronomical wizard, and had ended up living with Chance Jenolan, to whom success was a way of life, and whose Barbican fortress was protected by a maze that would shame the Minotaur. To make matters worse, there was
Sentenced to Life【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

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

<p>In his insightful collection of poems Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty. There are regrets, but no trace of self-pity in these verses, which - for all their open dealings with death and illness - are primarily a celebration of what is treasurable and memorable in our time here.</p> <p>Again and again, James reminds us that he is not only a poet of effortless wit and lyric accomplishment: he is also an immensely wise one, who del
Brilliant Creatures【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

Brilliant Creatures【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p>‘The brilliant creatures of the title live in a world of lost innocence and vast incomes; publishers, writers, media men and consultants, they belong to a charmed circle where everyone knows everybody else’s business and thinks it the most important thing in life. It’s all marvellously clever; Clive James doesn’t miss a trick. It’s funny too. Enjoy, enjoy’ <em>The Times</em></p> <p>‘Foaming with ideas and afterthoughts and after-afterthoughts, Clive James’s first novel is a joy to read. He is
The River in the Sky: A Poem【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

The River in the Sky: A Poem【電子書籍】[ Clive James ]

<p><strong>In this deracinated age appears a miraculous epic that pays homage to Dante and Camus.</strong></p> <p>“Few people read Poetry any more, but I still wish to write its seedlings down, if only for the lull of gathering: no less a harvest season for being the last time,” writes Clive James in his epic poem, <em>The River in the Sky</em>. What emerges from this lamentation is a soaring epic of exceptional depth and overwhelming feeling, all the more extraordinary given its appearance in a
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>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>'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 experience - from Billy Connolly to Primo Levi - is impressively exemplary in our culturally divided and divisive times' <em>Observe

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