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Book News Annotation:

Dean (history, Brown U.) analyzes the emergence and development of sexuality in North American and European cultures from the late 1800s to the 1990s. She argues that a history of sexuality is an account of the changing relationship between anatomy and cultural expectations for men and women. Gender and selfhood, sexology, the sexual revolution, obscenity law, violence are among the dimensions she examines.
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Spanning two decades, from 1968 to 1989, the letters--written as jeux d'espirit and presented in the same spirit--touch on Thomson's life, compositions, and writings; Gertrude Stein and Marcel Duchamp; music criticism; travel, food and wine; the local musical scene; and plans (sometimes fulfilled, sometimes not) for concerts and recordings. The record Thomson's correspondence with composer and writer Charles Shere, soprano Margery Tede, and other San Francisco friends. Editorial annotations place the letters in context.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780914913399
Author:
Thomson, Virgil
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press
Author:
Shere, Charles
Subject:
Composers
Subject:
United states
Subject:
General
Subject:
Instruction & Study - Composition
Subject:
Composers -- United States.
Subject:
Thomson, Virgil
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
105
Dimensions:
8.96x5.99x.42 in. .40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Spanning two decades, from 1968 to 1989, the letters--written as jeux d'espirit and presented in the same spirit--touch on Thomson's life, compositions, and writings; Gertrude Stein and Marcel Duchamp; music criticism; travel, food and wine; the local musical scene; and plans (sometimes fulfilled, sometimes not) for concerts and recordings. The record Thomson's correspondence with composer and writer Charles Shere, soprano Margery Tede, and other San Francisco friends. Editorial annotations place the letters in context.
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