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Title:
Janet Flanner's world : uncollected writings, 1932-1975
Author:
Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1979]

©1979
Physical Description:
xiv, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780151461547
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The pieces collected here include an early profile of Hitler, reports on the Nuremberg trials, portraits of Thomas Mann, Bette Davis, Picasso, and concerts and art exhibits. Edited by Irving Drutman. Preface by William Shawn.


Table of Contents

William Shawn
Acknowledgmentp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
I Uber Allesp. 1
Fuhrerp. 6
The Olympic Gamesp. 28
Salzburg Music Festivalp. 32
Bullfighting at Nimesp. 34
Preparing for Warp. 36
Wagner at Bayreuthp. 38
Salzburgp. 40
Viennap. 42
Budapestp. 45
Warp. 47
Paris, Germanyp. 50
Mona Lisap. 61
The Escape of Mrs. Jeffriesp. 63
Letter from Colognep. 92
Letters from Nurembergp. 98
Letter from Amsterdamp. 122
The Vienna Operap. 128
Vienna Night Lifep. 129
Letter from Warsawp. 131
Letter from the Ghettop. 136
Letter from Berlinp. 140
Trial in Konigsteinp. 145
Displaced Personsp. 150
Letter from the Schwarzwaldp. 154
Letter from Munichp. 159
II Goethe in Hollywood: Thomas Mannp. 165
Cotton-Dress Girl: Bette Davisp. 188
A Woman in the House: Cheryl Crawfordp. 200
Letter from Prades: Casalsp. 214
III Come Down, Giuseppelp. 221
Letter from Romep. 231
Italian Filmsp. 234
Rossellini, Zampa, De Sicap. 236
Letter from Caprip. 238
Postscript to Nurembergp. 241
Italian Artp. 243
Elections in Italyp. 244
Agrarian Reform, Italian Stylep. 252
Roman Christmasp. 253
"Rosalinda, O Come Vi Piace"p. 254
de Chiricop. 255
Italy and the Council of Europep. 256
Italian State Bettingp. 257
Pompeiip. 258
Benedetto Crocep. 259
Artists of Romep. 260
Botticelli Censoredp. 262
Oil in Italyp. 263
The Italian Rivierap. 265
Holy Yearp. 269
"Norma"p. 274
"Botteghe Oscure"p. 274
Movie Scandalp. 276
Leon Blump. 286
Love Letters to Mussolinip. 288
Jesuit Left Wingp. 289
Festivals in Venicep. 290
The American Academyp. 295
"Quo Vadis?"p. 297
"The Medium"p. 298
Emma Gramaticap. 299
Caravaggiop. 299
"Miracle in Milan"p. 300
"Europe '51," "Umberto D."p. 301
Congress of Nunsp. 304
Show at the Colosseump. 305
Roman Fairp. 306
"Ben-Hur"p. 307
IV The Infinite Pleasure: Sylvia Beachp. 309
Colettep. 314
A Life on a Cloud: Margaret Andersonp. 319
Cezannep. 333
Memory Is All: Alice B. Toklasp. 334
Pablo Picassop. 342
Letter from Parisp. 344
Indexp. 347