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Book Title: The Stately Homo: A Celebration of the Life of Quentin Crisp|
The author of the book: Paul Bailey
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 31.67 MB
Edition: Transworld Publishers
Date of issue: October 1st 2001
ISBN 13: 9780552999274
Read full description of the books The Stately Homo: A Celebration of the Life of Quentin Crisp:Paul Bailey has created a fascinating portrait of the unique Quentin Crisp, with contributions from friends, admirers, and critics. His various careers—as a performer, artist's model, writer of a memorable autobiography, and authority on style and etiquette—are examined with wit, affection, and disinterested criticism. Designed to explore his life from a variety of angles, The Stately Homo is a tribute to one of the twentieth century's true English eccentrics.
Read information about the authorBritish writer and Literary Fellow at Newcastle and Durham Universities (1972-74), he was Visiting Lecturer in English Literature at the North Dakota State University (1977-79). He was awarded the E. M. Forster Award in 1974 and in 1978 he won the George Orwell Prize for his essay "The Limitations of Despair", first published in The Listener magazine.
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