Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery

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Jonathan Cape, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 192 pages
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some small repetitions, but winterson's mind at work is a pleasure. Read full review

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"When you say 'This work has nothing to do with me.' When you say 'This work is boring/pointless/obscure/elitist etc' you might be right, because you are looking at a fad, or might be wrong because ... Read full review


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Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959 and graduated from St. Catherine's College, Oxford. Her book, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, is a semi-autobiographical account of her life as a child preacher (she wrote and gave sermons by the time she was eight years old). The book was the winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction and was made into an award-winning TV movie. The Passion won the John Llewelyn Rhys Memorial Prize for best writer under thirty-five, and Sexing the Cherry won the American Academy of Arts and Letters' E. M. Forster Award.

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