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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 26 related to Sketches for a life of Wassilly.   

Break It Down: Stories

Lydia Davis - Fiction - 2008 - 192 pages
The thirty-four stories in this seminal collection powerfully display what have become Lydia Davis's trademarks--dexterity, brevity, understatement, and surprise. Although the ...
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The Spirit of Mediterranean Places

Michel Butor, Lydia Davis - Literary Collections - 1997 - 147 pages
This book gathers French writer Michel Butor's essays on his travel in the Mediterranean. Included are pieces on Cordova, Istanbul, Salonica, Delphi, Crete, and northern Italy ...
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Helene

Pierre Jean Jouve, Lydia Davis - Fiction - 1995 - 103 pages
After his marriage to a psychiatrist nine years his senior, Jouve's work, once marked by the great Christian mystics, became grounded in the Freudian unconscious, site of the ...
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Vagadu: The Adventure of Catherine Crachat: II

Pierre Jean Jouve, Lydia Davis - Fiction - 1997 - 175 pages
An erotic 1920s novel on an aging French actress, seeking relationships that will give her life some meaning. But as she learns, debauchery in middle age does not bring the ...
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Hecate

Pierre Jean Jouve, Lydia Davis - Fiction - 1997 - 145 pages
An erotic 1920s novel narrated by Catherine Crachat, a French actress. She has a fling with Pierre in Paris, they break up, she moves to Vienna where bisexual Baroness Fanny ...
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Tocqueville: A Biography

Andre Jardin, Lydia Davis, Robert Hemenway - Biography & Autobiography - 1989 - 562 pages
Traces the life of the nineteenth century French social critic and discusses his relationship with the French government
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Xy: On Masculine Identity

Elisabeth Badinter, Lydia Davis - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 274 pages
In 1846 a small book entitled Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bellappeared on the British Literary scene. The three psuedonymous poets, the Brontė sisters went on to ...
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The Rendezvous: A Novel

Justine Levy, Lydia Davis - Fiction - 1999 - 144 pages
The story of a young Parisian woman, the daughter of a famous conductor and a high-fashion model, follows her struggle to survive the aftermath of her parents' turbulent divorce
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