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City of Dreadful Night: A Tale of Horror and the Macabre in India

Lee Siegel - Fiction - 1995 - 255 pages
Visiting India to do research on Sanskrit horror literature, the narrator encounters Brahm Kathuwala, a storyteller who has had firsthand encounters with horror
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Laughing Matters: Comic Tradition in India

Lee Siegel - Humor - 1987 - 497 pages
"How can anyone laugh who knows of old age, disease, and death?"—Buddhacarita This question, so solemnly posed by the young Buddha, first led Lee Siegel to examine the ...
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Not Remotely Controlled: Notes on Television

Lee Siegel - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 368 pages
Television has taken firm hold of American life ever since the first flickering images replaced the disembodied voices innocently crackling from the radio. Ever present and ...
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Net of Magic: Wonders and Deceptions in India

Lee Siegel - Games - 1991 - 455 pages
Vast like the subcontinent itself and teeming with outrageous and exotic characters, Net of Magic is an enthralling voyage through the netherworld of Indian magic. Lee Siegel ...
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Who Wrote the Book of Love?

Lee Siegel - Fiction - 2010 - 248 pages
Who Wrote the Book of Love? is acclaimed novelist Lee Siegel's comedic chronicle of the sexual life of an American boy in Southern California in the 1950s. Starting at the ...
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Love and the Incredibly Old Man: A Novel

Lee Siegel - Fiction - 2008 - 240 pages
“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” begins one chapter of critically acclaimed Lee Siegel’s new novel, Love and the Incredibly Old Man. “In the beginning ...
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Falling Upwards: Essays in Defense of the Imagination

Lee Siegel - Art - 2009 - 304 pages
Sex and the City, Saul Bellow, Eyes Wide Shut, Dante and the American self, Barbara Kingsolver, acting in Hollywood, Soviet painting in Soho, Angels in America, Jane Austen in ...
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Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly

Lee Siegel - Social Science - 2011 - 224 pages
LeeSiegel, author of Falling Upwards, Not RemotelyControlled, and Against the Machine delivers a provocative critique ofmodern lightness and frivolity, and a timely guide to ...
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