Writing in Restaurants

CONTENTS Preface ix Acknowledgments xi | WRITING IN RESTAURANTS 1 Capture - the - Flag , Monotheism , and the Techniques of Arbitration 3 A National Dream - Life 8 Radio Drama 12 A Tradition of the Theater as Art 19 24 28 First ...

Author: David Mamet

Publisher: Viking Adult

ISBN: UOM:39015012080928

Category: Theater

Page: 160

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Chambers Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Alison Jones

Publisher: Chambers Harrap Pub Limited

ISBN: UOM:49015002923143

Category: Reference

Page: 1542

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'If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.' -- Derek Bok 'I don't want to achieve immortality through my work...I want to achieve it through not dying.' -- Woody Allen 'Life loves the liver of it' -- Maya Angelou An indispensable and comprehensive reference for writers, speakers, educators, executives, and curious browsers, the Chambers Dictionary of Quotations offers more than 20,000 quotations spanning all historical periods and covering diverse aspects of human experience, from politics and feminism, literature and sex, to nature, notable persons, and more. International in scope and broad in coverage, this compendium gathers together notable quotes -- many of which have never been collected before -- from more than 4,000 sources including such contemporary quotables as Salman Rushdie, Maya Angelou, and Henry Kissinger. Each quote is fully annotated, reliably sourced, and put in context along with concise biographical information on its author. Alphabetically arranged by speaker, and extensively cross-referenced, this easy-to-use reference includes a detailed index that facilitates searches by keyword. Readers can quickly locate a quotation on a particular subject, check a half-remembered line, sample the style and philosophy of an author or simply browse through and savor the accumulated wit and wisdom of the ages. The ultimate source of who said what -- and when they said it.

The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations

He has also written screenplays and essays. ... Writing in Restaurants, 'A National Dream-Life' (1986) ... Ibid., 'Exuvial Magic: An Essay Concerning Fashion' 3 The poker player learns that sometimes both science and David Mamet (b.

Author: Robert Andrews

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141965314

Category: Reference

Page: 720

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The New Penguin Dictionary of Modern Quotations contains over 8,000 quotations from 1914 to the present. As much a companion to the modern age as it is an entertaining and useful reference tool, it takes the reader on a tour of the wit and wisdom of the great and the good, from Margot Asquith to Monica Lewinsky, from George V to Boutros Boutros-Galli and Jonathan Aitken to Frank Zappa.

Webster s New World Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Una McGovern

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: UCSC:32106017510220

Category: Reference

Page: 1283

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One of the most comprehensive collections of its kind features more than 21,000 quotes from 3,500 authors, arranged alphabetically by author with a complete keyword index, mini-biographies of the authors, and notes on source and historical context.