[Epub] ❧ Kill All Your Darlings ➛ Luc Sante – Sunkgirls.info

[Epub] ❧ Kill All Your Darlings  ➛ Luc Sante – Sunkgirls.info In His Books And In A String Of Wide Ranging And Inventive Essays, Luc Sante Has Shown Himself To Be Not Only One Of Our Pre Eminent Stylists, But Also A Critic Of Uncommon Power And Range He Is One Of The Handful Of Living Masters Of The American Language, As Well As A Singular Historian And Philosopher Of American Experience, Says The New Yorker S Peter Schjeldahl Kill All Your Darlings Is The First Collection Of Sante S Articles Many Of Which First Appeared In The New York Review Of Books And The Village Voice And Offers Ample Justification For Such High Praise Sante Is Best Known For His Groundbreaking Work In Urban History Low Life , And For A Particularly Penetrating Form Of Autobiography The Factory Of Facts These Subjects Are Also Reflected In Several Essays Here, But It Is The Author S Intense And Scrupulous Writing About Music, Painting, Photography, And Poetry That Takes Center Stage Alongside Meditations On Cigarettes, Factory Work, And Hipness, And His Critical Tour De Force, The Invention Of The Blues, Sante Offers His Incomparable Take On Icons From Arthur Rimbaud To Bob Dylan, Ren Magritte To Tintin, Buddy Bolden To Walker Evans, Allen Ginsberg To Robert Mapplethorpe.


10 thoughts on “Kill All Your Darlings

  1. Jessica Jessica says:

    Luc Sante is coolest guy I ve never met, and this book made me feel excited for once, instead of burdened, to have been born a human being.Humanity is terrible Humanity stands in front of the subway doors during rush hour, yap yapping into its cellphone Humanity sends homeless, mentally ill men with life threatening medi


  2. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

    They talk about Luc Sante as if he s the Second Coming of the English language a prose style to die for , one of the handful of living masters of the English language , transcendental prose , but I thought he came across, thankfully, as a chatty, enthusiastic and extremely well informed guy who has a lot of interesting interests


  3. David David says:

    Kill all your Darlings is a collection of essays by Luc Sante, a writer with a breathtaking command of the English language This may have something to do with his learning English as a second language as a child he was born in Liege, Belgium in 1954 and his family moved to the U.S in the early 1960s one thinks of Nabokov, another writer


  4. Kathrina Kathrina says:

    It is possible even for a vehement reader to become jaded into a tell me a story mentality while in the midst of reading a string of novels one after the other We can forget the responsibilities of an active reader, to analyze, to connect, to derive opinions, and instead sit numbly as an audience member, applauding at the appropriate moments an


  5. Peter Peter says:

    I became aware of Luc Sante from his review of Chronicles, which is included here, and is one of the best pieces ever about Dylan The rest of the book is as good or better, especially his tales of New York Now I need to read his Lowlife.


  6. Patrick McCoy Patrick McCoy says:

    I have read occasional pieces by Luc Sante all over and liked what I read, so I decoded to pick up his essay collection, Kill All Your Darlings Pieces 1990 2005 2007 Sante is a true connoisseur of outsider, underground, hipster history, culture and music He has become obsessed with the his adopted country and its language after moving here as an immigrant from


  7. Amy Amy says:

    Sante is a really interesting and talented writer This book is a collection of essays, analysis, and observations about his own life, places he s lived, and people I loved the two sections of pieces, primarily the pieces about New York and the essay about the pleasures of smoking I thought the weaker pieces were those about specific musicians and authors, but even tho


  8. Tosh Tosh says:

    A great collection of essays Sante really narrows down his smart eyes on New York City and how the city has changed He s a beautiful writer, where he choses his subject and just nails it down to the page His piece on Dylan s Chronicles is a great piece as well.So one gets everyth...


  9. Joseph Volk Joseph Volk says:

    sort of greil marcus lite at times, but some of these essays made me want to start either clapping or writing.


  10. Phil Overeem Phil Overeem says:

    The work of a master.


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