Alexander Theroux, The Primary Colors This is a brilliant book that will open your eyes to the world of colour. Its a collection of three essays based on the primary colours: blue, “Brent Berlin and Paul Kay in Basic Color Terms demonstrate exhaustively and empirically, the very simple thesis that anywhere in the world, as a language develops and acquires names for color, the colors always.
Steven Moore Collection of Alexander Theroux Dates: 1964-1995: Abstract: The collection, which documents the life and works of AlexanderTheroux, includes bound galleys and typescripts of Theroux's books, as well as articles, essays, and book reviews by the author.
Paul Theroux, the Anglophile American travel writer and novelist has been the target of a stinging critical attack by his older brother and fellow author, Alexander, who describes his sibling as.
Alexander Theroux, with these essays on the secondary colors - orange, purple, and green - continues to explore by way of literature, music, art, poetry, linguistics, sports, religion, food, science, botany, movies, fable, anecdote, and no end of satire and strong opinion the innumerable facets of each color, which, like the magic of his writing, scintillate like perfect.
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The Primary Colors: Three Essays. Alexander Theroux The Primary Colors: Three Essays Alexander Theroux Three interrelated essays, each devoted to a primary color, explore the mysterious full artistic, linguistic, botanical, cinematic, aesthetic, literary, religious, and emotional dimensions of blue, red, and yellow. 25,000 first printing.
Alexander Theroux is an award-winning novelist, poet, and teacher whose prose works include Laura Warholic or, The Sexual Intellectual, Estonia, and the two artist monographs The Strange Case of.
Since the publication of his first novel in 1972, Alexander Theroux has won great acclaim for his dazzling style and forceful intellect. That first novel, Three Wogs, was named Book of the Year by Encyclopedia Britannica and nominated for the National Book Award, as was his second novel, Darconville’s Cat (1981), which Anthony Burgess called one of the 99 best novels of the 20th century.
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Alexander Theroux is an award-winning novelist, poet, and teacher whose prose works include Laura Warholic or, The Sexual Intellectual, Estonia, and the two artist monographs The Strange Case of Edward Gorey and The Enigma of Al Capp.His novel Darconville’s Cat was chosen by Anthony Burgess as one of the 99 greatest post-war novels. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and children.
Since the publication of his first novel in 1972, Alexander Theroux has won great acclaim for his dazzling style and forceful intellect. That first novel, Three Wogs, was named Book of the Year by Encyclopedia Britannica and nominated for the National Book Award, as was his second novel, Darconville's Cat (1981), which Anthony Burgess called one of the 99 best novels of the 20th century.
Alexander Theroux: A Fan’s Notes is the first book-length study of Theroux’s complete body of work—novels, fables and short stories, nonfiction books, poetry, literary journalism—concluding with a chapter on his contentious relationship with his best-selling brother Paul Theroux.
Alexander Theroux creates a pageant of characters that wittily parodies 20th-century preconceptions of the Dark Ages. Amongst these characters are the divinely beautiful but mercenary Superfecta; the money-grabbing burgher, Mijnheer van Cats; and Master Snickup himself, wanderer, ascetic and recluse.Brian Froud's illustrations depict in subtle colors a world teeming with tiny spirits and.
What a luminous idea, to devote a trio of poetic essays to the three primary colors. Too bad that Theroux, author of the overstuffed intellectual novels Darconville's Cat (1981) and An Adultery (1987), opts to dazzle with pedantry rather than to patiently set out the distinctions and contrasts that make for true illumination. Each essay is a monologue on one color, rambling associatively.
Get this from a library! The primary colors: three essays. (Alexander Theroux).In a literary culture dominated by good careerists who graduated from the same cluster of highly rated MFA programs, it’s easy to see something cherishable in a gifted oddball like Alexander Theroux. Between 1972 and 1987, Theroux published three unusual, excellent novels—Three Wogs, Darconville’s Cat, and An Adultery—that earned him good reviews and a cult following, while.If you're planning to apply for a college scholarship, you will probably need to submit an essay along with a resume, transcript, and other background information.Looking at a few sample essays before you start writing can help you get inspired to craft a winning essay of your own.