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Conversations with Gore Vidal

by Gore Vidal

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Published by University Press of Mississippi in Jackson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vidal, Gore, 1925- -- Interviews.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Richard Peabody and Lucinda Ebersole.
    SeriesLiterary conversations series
    ContributionsPeabody, Richard, 1951-, Ebersole, Lucinda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3543.I26 Z464 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 196 p. :
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3310143M
    ISBN 101578066727, 1578066735
    LC Control Number2004059554

      Gore Vidal and His Reading List for America. August 2, by Michael Winship. Share; Dec. 9, file photo of author Gore Vidal, who . Gore Vidal ( –) Eugene Luther Gore Vidal (born October 3, ), known simply as Gore Vidal, is a well-known American writer of novels, plays and essays, and has been a public figure for over fifty years.. He was born Eugene Luther Vidal in West Point, New York, the son of Eugene Vidal and Nina Gore. His birth took place at the United States Military Academy where his father was an.

    GORE VIDAL THE GOLDEN AGE Gore Vidal was born in at the United States Military Academy at West Point. His first novel, Williwaw, written when he was nineteen years old and serving in the Army, appeared in the spring of /5(32). Thomas Powers captures a classic evening’s conversation with Gore Vidal over dinner in Rome hosted by George Armstrong (LRB, 31 July).When Gore was in Rome accompanied by the faithful Howard and dog, he usually relied on George to provide the casual mise-en-scène for such dinners, often with a curry cooked by Johnson, his improbably named Keralese valet.

    Gore Vidal (Eugene Luther Gore Vidal, Jr.), –, American writer, b. West Point, N.Y. He grew up in Washington, D.C., where a formative influence was his witty and scholarly grandfather, Senator Thomas Gore of Oklahoma. Vidal was an acerbic observer of the contemporary American scene and an acute commentator on the nation's history. Myra and Gore: A New View of "Myra Breckenridge" and a Candid Interview with Gore Vidal. A Book for Vidalophiles. Dorchester, MA: Manifest Destiny Books, Ray Lewis White. Gore Vidal. New York: Twayne, Robert F. Kiernan. Views from a Windom: Conversations with Gore Vidal. Secaucus, NJ: Lyle Stuart, ISBN Jay Parini.


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Conversations with Gore Vidal book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Almost sixty years ago, Gore Vidal burst onto the lite /5. Almost sixty years ago, Gore Vidal burst onto the literary landscape with his World War II novel Williwaw. He never looked back. He never looked back.

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I wanted an undecorated, a graphic effect. And I did very much want to shock. As for autobiography, the book, like all of my work, is invented, down to the last detail. There were absolutely no originals of the characters. Conversations with Gore Vidal features provocative and intriguing interviews with one of America's most prolific authors.

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StuartPages: A Conversation With Gore Vidal The American literary and cultural icon speaks out on the Polanski scandal, the Obama Presidency, the sexual exploits of Bill Clinton, and more.

John MeroneyAuthor: John Meroney. Starting inVidal was a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books, which published about three of his review-essays every year, and rejected, as too boring or too contentious, some Author: Leo Robson.

Gore Vidal aged Photograph: Jerry Cooke/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Image Vidal lived in New York after the war, as did Capote, and they moved in. A side from being an essayist, novelist and screenwriter, Gore Vidal was a grade-one gossip, his published writings and private conversation.

Gore Vidal was born to Eugene Luther Vidal and Nina Gore at West Point in New York. He attended St. Albans Preparatory School. At birth, Gore was christened Eugene Louis Vidal. It wasn’t until he was baptized at the age of 13 at Albans that he got the name ‘Gore’.

That was in In The Atlantic magazine interview, "A Conversation with Gore Vidal" (October ), by John Meroney, Vidal spoke about topical and cultural matters of U.S.

ion: Phillips Exeter Academy. I did not know Gore Vidal well, but I’d read some of his books, and he’d read some of mine. We met three times: once at the National Press Club in Washington, a second time at the White House, and a third time at a Hollywood party during the National Democratic Convention in Los Angeles.

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From the Key West Literary Seminar, author and critic Gore Vidal discusses his writing life in a conversation with the audience. As Assange was removed from the embassy, a copy of Vidal’s book could be seen in Assange’s hands. The book is transcribed conversations that Paul Jay, the editor of.

The last public appearance Gore Vidal ever made was on Feb. 8, at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. It was at the book party for my memoir Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and Author: Scotty Bowers.

Gore Vidal (; b. Eugene Louis Vidal, 3 October – 31 July ) was an American writer (novels, essays, screenplays, stage plays) and a public intellectual known for his patrician manner, epigrammatic wit, and polished style of writing.

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