Table talk : from The threepenny review / edited by Wendy Lesser, Jennifer Zahrt, and Mimi Chubb.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Table Talk is a portable dinner party and a book to read alone while laughing out loud. Table Talk is a salon attended by your smartest friends and by all of the wittiest people they know. Table Talk is a collection of brief but critically acclaimed, half serious/half tongue-in-cheek pieces that borrow the format of The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town" column. Selected from several decades (1990-2013) of The Threepenny Review, known colloquially as the West Coast's New York Review of Books, these anecdotal essays debate the historical, artistic, and technological developments of our time. It includes essays by Christopher Ricks, who unfolds a dazzling literary history of the phrase "Table Talk"; Leonard Michaels on why the waltz should be viewed as an aggressive, imperialist dance; and Claire Messud on the art of digression in fiction and conversation. Sigrid Nunez engages with the contemporary vogue for memoir and autobiography, while Luc Sante draws conclusions about postmodern art from a stray bit of graffiti glimpsed on a New York street. Other contributions include Alexander Nehamas on the NEA controversy that roiled the culture wars of the 1990s and Paula Fox's tips for interacting with difficult children. Ninety-nine pieces become a garden of literary delights, as Table Talk takes an irreverent walk on the wild side of philosophical and cultural speculation that will resonate with readers of any age. "-- Provided by publisher.
    • Other Titles:
      Threepenny review.
    • ISBN:
      9781619024571
      1619024578
    • Accession Number:
      2014034086
    • Accession Number:
      ocn881665954
      881665954
    • Accession Number:
      fay.442683
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      LESSER, W.; ZAHRT, J.; CHUBB, M. Table talk : from The threepenny review. [s.l.] : Counterpoint, 2015. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 18 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Lesser W, Zahrt J, Chubb M. Table Talk : From The Threepenny Review. Counterpoint; 2015. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683. Accessed November 18, 2019.
    • APA:
      Lesser, W., Zahrt, J., & Chubb, M. (2015). Table talk : from The threepenny review. Counterpoint. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Lesser, Wendy, Jennifer Zahrt, and Mimi Chubb. 2015. Table Talk : From The Threepenny Review. Counterpoint. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683.
    • Harvard:
      Lesser, W., Zahrt, J. and Chubb, M. (2015) Table talk : from The threepenny review. Counterpoint. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683 (Accessed: 18 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Lesser, W, Zahrt, J & Chubb, M 2015, Table talk : from The threepenny review, Counterpoint, viewed 18 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Lesser, Wendy, et al. Table Talk : From The Threepenny Review. Counterpoint, 2015. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Lesser, Wendy, Jennifer Zahrt, and Mimi Chubb. Table Talk : From The Threepenny Review. Counterpoint, 2015. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Lesser W, Zahrt J, Chubb M. Table talk : from The threepenny review [Internet]. Counterpoint; 2015 [cited 2019 Nov 18]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.442683