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Still life with oysters and lemon

by Mark Doty

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Painting

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [71]).

    StatementMark Doty.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.O798 Z474 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6785991M
    ISBN 100807066087
    LC Control Number00040397

    Read "Still Life with Oysters and Lemon On Objects and Intimacy" by Mark Doty available from Rakuten Kobo. Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "ac Brand: Beacon Press.   Mark Doty, Still Life with Oysters and Lemon: On Objects and Intimacy (Beacon Press ) My copy of this book doesn't have the subtitle it evidently carries in other editions: On Objects and Intimacy. If the subtitle had been there I might have been better prepared for what the book is. What it's not is a dissertation on the painting it is.

      Welcome to pagesofjulia, the Still Life With Oysters and Lemon blog (First two posts here and here.) This is an increasingly perfect book, at least for this reader, and as is the case with books like this, every read deepens it for me. Most often classified as a memoir, Still Life with Oysters and Lemon feels like a novella-length personal essay that starts with Mark Doty’s interest in 17th century Dutch still-life paintings and moves through an elegiac exploration of objects and intimacy. It’s surprisingly expansive for its length, and Doty manages to suggest a lot of detail in his descriptions and narratives.

    Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe). In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how /5(8). Mark Doty's prose has been hailed as "tempered and tough, sorrowing and serene" (The New York Times Book Review) and "achingly beautiful" (The Boston Globe).In Still Life with Oysters and Lemon he offers a stunning exploration of our attachment to ordinary things-how we invest objects with human store, and why. From the Trade Paperback edition.


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