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'Literary critic, cultural commentator, TV personality, journalist, poet, political analyist, satirist and Formula One fan: Clive James is a man (and master) of many talents, and the essays collected in The Meaning of Recognition are testament to that fact. Whether discussing Bing Crosby, Bruno Schulz or Shakespeare, he manages to prioritise style and substance simultaneously, his tone never less than pitch-perfect, his argument always considered. With each phrase carefully crafted and each piece offering cause for thought, the resulting volume – which takes the reader from London to Bali, theatre to library, from pre-election campaigning to sitting in front of the TV at home, watching The Sopranos and The West Wing – is remarkable not only for its range and insight, but also its intimacy and honesty.' (Publication summary)

Contents

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The Meaning of Recognition, Clive James , single work essay (p. 1-22)
Polanski and the Pianist, Clive James , single work essay (p. 23-29)
Fantasy in the West Wing, Clive James , single work essay (p. 31-42)
Pushkin's Deadly Gift, Clive James , single work essay (p. 43-53)
Great Sopranos of Our Time, Clive James , single work essay (p. 54-64)
A Memory Called Malouf Great Days, Clive James , single work criticism (p. 65-80)
Note: With title: A Memory Called Malouf
Bing, Clive James , single work essay (p. 81-91)
Larkin Treads the Boards, Clive James , single work essay (p. 92-101)
The Iron Capital of Bruno Schulz, Clive James , single work essay (p. 102-107)
Criticism a la Kermode, Clive James , single work essay (p. 108-113)
Fast-Talking Dames, Clive James , single work essay (p. 114-123)
Rough Guides to Shakespeare, Clive James , single work essay (p. 124-133)
The New Labour Machiavelli, Clive James , single work essay (p. 134-142)
General Election Sequence : 2001, Clive James , sequence essay (p. 134-173)
Incredible Shrinking Tories, Clive James , single work essay (p. 142-148)
Spontaneous Pint of Beer, Clive James , single work essay (p. 148-154)
Follow that Bus, Clive James , single work essay (p. 154-160)
Lunging at the Bus, Clive James , single work essay (p. 160-166)
Standing on a Landslide, Clive James , single work essay (p. 166-173)
Note: Includes postscript by author.
Primo Levi and the Painted Veil, Clive James , single work essay (p. 174-183)
Note: Includes postscript by author.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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      Extent: xv, 367p.p.
      ISBN: 0330440292, 9780330440295
    • London,
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      Extent: 334p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date 1 August 2013 
      ISBN: 9781447248835

Works about this Work

In Spite of Fame Eric Ormsby , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 16 June no. 5385 2006; (p. 24)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
Reverting to Type Richard King , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 280 2006; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
The Meaning of Clive James Peter Craven , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2005; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
Burning Bright in the James Flame Stephen Wilks , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 November 2005; (p. 12)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
Burning Bright in the James Flame Stephen Wilks , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 November 2005; (p. 12)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
The Meaning of Clive James Peter Craven , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 December 2005; (p. 26-27)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
Reverting to Type Richard King , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 280 2006; (p. 32-33)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
In Spite of Fame Eric Ormsby , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 16 June no. 5385 2006; (p. 24)

— Review of The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , 2005 selected work essay criticism
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