Conversations with Don DeLillo (Literary Conversations)

4.07 avg rating
( 105 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781578067046: Conversations with Don DeLillo (Literary Conversations)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Conversations with Don Delillo Conversations with Don DeLillo Edited by Thomas DePietro In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them altogether. As his fiction grew in popularity, especially with White Noise, and he began to c... Full description

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"It's no accident that my first novel was called Americana. This was... a statement of my intention to use the whole picture, the whole culture." - Don DeLillo"

About the Author:

Thomas DePietro is an independent scholar based in Eastchester, New York. His work has been published in Kirkus Reviews, the Hudson Review and other periodicals.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Depietro, Thomas
Published by University Press of Mississippi (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, 2005. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 4 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # LQ-9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
10.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Published by University Press of Mississippi, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them altogether. As his fiction grew in popularity, especially with White Noise, and he began to confront the historical record of our times in books such as Libra, DeLillo felt compelled to make himself available to his readers. Despite claims by interviewers about his elusiveness, he now hides in plain sight. In Conversations with Don DeLillo, the renowned author makes clear his distinctions between historical fact and his own creative leaps, especially in his masterwork, Underworld. There it seems the true events are unbelievable and imaginary ones not. Throughout long profiles and conversations-ranging from 1982 to 2001 and published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and Rolling Stone-DeLillo parries personal inquiries. He counters with the details of his work habits, his understanding of the novelist s role in the world, and his sense of our media-saturated culture. A number of interviews detail DeLillo s less-heralded work in the theater, from The Day Room to a recent production of Valparaiso, itself a stinging satire on the interviewing process. DeLillo also finds time to comment on his nonliterary passions, primarily the movies and baseball. Lee Harvey Oswald also inspires much extraliterary discussion, not just as the subject of Libra, but as a figure who, like the terrorists always lurking in DeLillo s fictions, captures our attention in ways novelists cannot. For DeLillo, a writer who eschews celebrity, the ultimate response might be the one he offered in his very first interview, paraphrasing Joyce: Silence, exile, cunning, and so on. It s my nature to keep quiet about most things. Fortunately for his many readers and fans, he proves himself here to be a talker. Thomas DePietro is an independent scholar based in Eastchester, New York. His work has been published in Kirkus Reviews, the Hudson Review, Commonweal, and other periodicals. Seller Inventory # AAV9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by University Press of Mississippi, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them altogether. As his fiction grew in popularity, especially with White Noise, and he began to confront the historical record of our times in books such as Libra, DeLillo felt compelled to make himself available to his readers. Despite claims by interviewers about his elusiveness, he now hides in plain sight. In Conversations with Don DeLillo, the renowned author makes clear his distinctions between historical fact and his own creative leaps, especially in his masterwork, Underworld. There it seems the true events are unbelievable and imaginary ones not. Throughout long profiles and conversations-ranging from 1982 to 2001 and published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and Rolling Stone-DeLillo parries personal inquiries. He counters with the details of his work habits, his understanding of the novelist s role in the world, and his sense of our media-saturated culture. A number of interviews detail DeLillo s less-heralded work in the theater, from The Day Room to a recent production of Valparaiso, itself a stinging satire on the interviewing process. DeLillo also finds time to comment on his nonliterary passions, primarily the movies and baseball. Lee Harvey Oswald also inspires much extraliterary discussion, not just as the subject of Libra, but as a figure who, like the terrorists always lurking in DeLillo s fictions, captures our attention in ways novelists cannot. For DeLillo, a writer who eschews celebrity, the ultimate response might be the one he offered in his very first interview, paraphrasing Joyce: Silence, exile, cunning, and so on. It s my nature to keep quiet about most things. Fortunately for his many readers and fans, he proves himself here to be a talker. Thomas DePietro is an independent scholar based in Eastchester, New York. His work has been published in Kirkus Reviews, the Hudson Review, Commonweal, and other periodicals. Seller Inventory # AAV9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.16
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Thomas DePietro
Published by University Press of Mississippi (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, 2005. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
11.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.80
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Published by University Press of Mississippi, United States (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, United States, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them altogether. As his fiction grew in popularity, especially with White Noise, and he began to confront the historical record of our times in books such as Libra, DeLillo felt compelled to make himself available to his readers. Despite claims by interviewers about his elusiveness, he now hides in plain sight. In Conversations with Don DeLillo, the renowned author makes clear his distinctions between historical fact and his own creative leaps, especially in his masterwork, Underworld. There it seems the true events are unbelievable and imaginary ones not. Throughout long profiles and conversations-ranging from 1982 to 2001 and published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and Rolling Stone-DeLillo parries personal inquiries. He counters with the details of his work habits, his understanding of the novelist s role in the world, and his sense of our media-saturated culture. A number of interviews detail DeLillo s less-heralded work in the theater, from The Day Room to a recent production of Valparaiso, itself a stinging satire on the interviewing process. DeLillo also finds time to comment on his nonliterary passions, primarily the movies and baseball. Lee Harvey Oswald also inspires much extraliterary discussion, not just as the subject of Libra, but as a figure who, like the terrorists always lurking in DeLillo s fictions, captures our attention in ways novelists cannot. For DeLillo, a writer who eschews celebrity, the ultimate response might be the one he offered in his very first interview, paraphrasing Joyce: Silence, exile, cunning, and so on. It s my nature to keep quiet about most things. Fortunately for his many readers and fans, he proves himself here to be a talker. Thomas DePietro is an independent scholar based in Eastchester, New York. His work has been published in Kirkus Reviews, the Hudson Review, Commonweal, and other periodicals. Seller Inventory # TNP9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.40
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Published by University Press of Mississippi (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Seller Inventory # GM9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
17.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.63
From Germany to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Depietro, Thomas
Published by University Press of Mississippi 1/13/2005 (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi 1/13/2005, 2005. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Conversations with Don DeLillo. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.45
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.09
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Thomas DePietro [Editor]
Published by University Press of Mississippi (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi, 2005. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # INGM9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.36
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.44
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

DeLillo, Don/ Depietro, Thomas
Published by Univ Pr of Mississippi (2005)
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ Pr of Mississippi, 2005. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 183 pages. 9.00x6.00x0.75 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # x-1578067049

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
22.27
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.74
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Published by University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 10: 1578067049 ISBN 13: 9781578067046
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University Press of Mississippi. Paperback. Condition: New. 204 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.In novel after award-winning novel, Don DeLillo (b. 1936) exhibits his deep distrust of language and the way it can conceal as much as it reveals. Not surprisingly, DeLillo treats interviews with the same care and caution. For years, he shunned them altogether. As his fiction grew in popularity, especially with White Noise, and he began to confront the historical record of our times in books such as Libra, DeLillo felt compelled to make himself available to his readers. Despite claims by interviewers about his elusiveness, he now hides in plain sight. In Conversations with Don DeLillo, the renowned author makes clear his distinctions between historical fact and his own creative leaps, especially in his masterwork, Underworld. There it seems the true events are unbelievable and imaginary ones not. Throughout long profiles and conversations-ranging from 1982 to 2001 and published in the New Yorker, the Paris Review, and Rolling Stone-DeLillo parries personal inquiries. He counters with the details of his work habits, his understanding of the novelists role in the world, and his sense of our media-saturated culture. A number of interviews detail DeLillos less-heralded work in the theater, from The Day Room to a recent production of Valparaiso, itself a stinging satire on the interviewing process. DeLillo also finds time to comment on his nonliterary passions, primarily the movies and baseball. Lee Harvey Oswald also inspires much extraliterary discussion, not just as the subject of Libra, but as a figure who, like the terrorists always lurking in DeLillos fictions, captures our attention in ways novelists cannot. For DeLillo, a writer who eschews celebrity, the ultimate response might be the one he offered in his very first interview, paraphrasing Joyce: Silence, exile, cunning, and so on. Its my nature to keep quiet about most things. Fortunately for his many readers and fans, he proves himself here to be a talke This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781578067046

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
17.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.12
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book