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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Cyrano on the Scaffold
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Times Literary Supplement TLS no. 5274 30 April 2004 Z1113982 2004 periodical issue 2004
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Meaning of Recognition : New Essays 2001-2005 Clive James , London : Picador , 2005 Z1228941 2005 selected work essay criticism

    '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)

    London : Picador , 2005
    pg. 200-209
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