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Da Vinci's Bicycle (New Directions Classics)

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Esteemed writer and translator Guy Davenport's brilliant story collectionfirst published in 1979is recognized today as a classic of American fiction. Written with tremendous wit, intelligence, and verve, the stories are based on historical figures whose endeavors were too early, too late, or went against the grain of their time.

Table of Contents

The Richard Nixon Freischèutz rag — C. Musonius Rufus — The wooden dove of Archytas — John Charles Tapner — Au tombeau de Charles Fourier — The Haile Selassie funeral train — Ithaka — The invention of photography in Toledo — The antiquities of Elis — A field of snow on a slope of the Rosenberg.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811213509
Author:
Davenport, Guy
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Series:
New Directions Classics
Series Volume:
842
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
185
Dimensions:
7.95x5.22x.51 in. .45 lbs.

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