[/Pattern /DeviceRGB] Encyclopédies et dictionnaires thématiques. Last night I watched the film Genius about Perkins' relationship with Thomas Wolfe and loved it. A great read! I read this book years ago and when I worked in NYC I always visited Scribners on 5th Avenue. The Scribners editor famously worked with F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Thomas Wolfe, among others, supporting them through their struggles and gently pushing them to produce work that continues to be read and studied today. Berg does a wonderful job in writing this amazing tale of Perkin's life and his amazing relationships with some of the most influential writers of that time period. endobj /SM 0.02 stream
<< It is a great read for young fools like myself who made the ill-informed decision to enter the thankless world of publishing after college, as it serves as a reminder that there are (or at least, were) brilliant editors out there who strive to nurture talent and bring exciting new voices to the public. This is the biography of Max Perkins, editor for Scribner's who worked with Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and many more authors in editing their classics. Ces articles sont vendus et expédiés par des vendeurs différents. As a writer, what intrigued me most were the many samples of Perkins providing fledgling authors with editing and plot-structure wisdom. - BH.
Perkins's devotion to his authors -- often at the expensive of his wallet (see: Fitzgerald), his pride (see: Hemingway), and even his mental health (see: Tom Wolfe) -- is touching and inspiring. I had seen the movie this book was based on and wanted to learn more and I was not disappointed. June 13, 2016. Highly recommended - I did not want this book to end! 1 0 obj
Il y a 0 commentaire et 1 évaluation venant de France, Livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, et bien plus. Les membres Amazon Prime profitent de la livraison accélérée gratuite sur des millions d’articles, d’un accès à des milliers de films et séries sur Prime Video, et de nombreux autres avantages. Max Perkins discovered Scott Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Tom Wolfe, among others and was their editor and friend. Max Perkins Editor Of Genius.” An outstanding biography of Max Perkins, a celebrated editor of Charles Scribner Books, discovering the talents of such outstanding authors as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, and numerous others. .
You will learn about writing, being a generous and clear thinker, and loving art. Perkins was a Victorian through and through, so he can come off as a little stodgy, but he was devoted to his writers. This is the biography of Max Perkins, editor for Scribner's who worked with Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and many more authors in editing their classics. A. Scott Berg is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of five biographies: Max Perkins: Editor of Genius, winner of the National Book Award; Goldwyn, for which he received a Guggenheim Fellowship; Lindbergh, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Kate Remembered, his biographical memoir of Katharine Hepburn; and Wilson, the definitive biography of twenty-eighth president Woodrow Wilson.
For years, Maxwell Perkins has lived in my imagination as an almost mythic literary hero. Perkins was a Victorian through and through, so he can come off as a little stodgy, but he was devoted to his writers. Masterful. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Max Perkins was a gifted editor who was acutely sensitive to brilliant writing and to young authors with no confidence. Max Keiser with John Perkins - Economic Hit Men Now Used on Americans. Habituellement expédié sous 6 à 10 jours. A. Scott Berg does a masterful job of peeling back the layers of. Classement des meilleures ventes d'Amazon : Comment les évaluations sont-elles calculées ? He stressed the importance of a liberal arts education but urged her to avoid all courses in writing. Colin Firth Explains His Character Max Perkins, the Editor.
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It’s October, which means it’s the perfect time to scare yourself with a truly unsettling book. Max Perkins: Editor of Genius (English Edition), Voir les 100 premiers en Livres anglais et étrangers, Journalist Biographies (Livres anglais et étrangers), Book Publishing Reference (Livres anglais et étrangers), Traduire tous les commentaires en français, Afficher ou modifier votre historique de navigation, Recyclage (y compris les équipements électriques et électroniques), Annonces basées sur vos centres d’intérêt. The famous trifecta of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Wolfe get a lot of attention, of course---though those familiar wit. Il analyse également les commentaires pour vérifier leur fiabilité. We’d love your help.
Hemingway and many other high profile authors. Brilliantly written book about both Max Perkins and the editorial process. Everything a literary biography should be. I had no idea who Max Perkins was, but I grabbed the book when I saw the names Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Wolfe on the cover, and since I'd had my own preexisting curiosities concerning the editing those writers' novels had received, I decided to keep the book and add it to the mad stack I've toted around the country for the past year. As such, Max Perkins deserved a book just about his life, what a special person he was!
Max Perkins is certainly under-admired, under feted, under talked about. The book is also provides an inside look at the publishing industry at the time. 7)
Last night I watched the film Genius about Perkins' relationship with Thomas Wolfe a, I read this about twelve years ago when I was enamoured with Scott and Zelda and harboured ambitions myself of becoming an editor. Berg is my favorite biographer. >> Always putting the writer first, he deflected personal publicity in favour of working behind the scenes. endobj As such, Max Perkins deserved. /Type /XObject
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/Filter /DCTDecode /ca 1.0 Trouver tous les livres, en savoir plus sur l'auteur. Berg is my favorite biographer. editor or men and women of letters interested in knowing behind the scene tales about the making of some of the greatest literary masterpieces written at the turn of the last ... A must for every budding writer, editor or men and women of letters interested in knowing behind the scene tales about the making of some of the greatest literary masterpieces written at the turn of the last century. Wt a book ...scot has a smooth flowing style of his own ...n mr perkins...all adjectives needs to be adjusted to describe this man. I had no idea who Max Perkins was, but I grabbed the book when I saw the names Fitzgerald, Hemingway, and Wolfe on the cover, and since I'd had my own preexisting curiosities concerning the editing t. I found this book in the least-literary building of the least-literary city I've ever lived in. << By A. Scott Berg. Max Perkins was the classic example of a fine book editor, discovering and developing such talents as F. Scott Fitgerald, Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, Taylor Caldwell, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, James Jones, and many others. Après avoir consulté un produit, regardez ici pour revenir simplement sur les pages qui vous intéressent. Everyone comes off both better and worse than you expected. Nonfiction, on the other hand, I tend to find really fascinating but less engaging and I usually end up getting distracted by a new novel while attempting to read history, biography, philosophy or theory.
Thank you so much for your effort to write this book A. Scott Berg. Although Perkins is the most famous fiction editor in known history (sorry, Gordon Lish), little about his personal life and character was widely known before Berg's eminently readable bio. /Length 8 0 R My main problem with this book is the fact that it was supposed to be a book about Max Perkins, and yet there is so little aboiut him in it. This book is entertaining and insightful. And who are we speaking of? The famous trifecta of Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Wolfe get a lot of attention, of course---though those familiar with their many, many (too many?) Veuillez réessayer. A fascinating story that is about the authors of Max Perkins as much as it is a biography of Perkins himself. Start by marking “Max Perkins: Editor of Genius” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Berg's fluid prose is a joy to read, as are his thoughtful interviews and the artfully excerpted correspondences littered throughout. Découvrez les avantages de l'application Amazon. If you are a fan of Thomas Wolfe, F. Scott Fitzgerald and/or Ernest Hemingway, you need to read this book for insight into each man, the times they lived in, their challenges and successes, their climb to fame, and relationship with this incredible editor who helped guide their words to greatness. So pleased Max Perkins has been honoured on the big screen. He made the life of a bookish editor interesting, and he not only taught me about Perkin's life, but about how an editor can forge an intense relationship with a writer, taking that writer's talent and focusing it and nurturing his writing so that what emerges is a great American novel. I just loved it.
For me this is a reread. His own life, however, was as distinctly fascinating as any of his authors and had secret sides to it. /AIS false The book was so full of insight into all of their lives and how they lived.
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“A highly readable work of literary history.”—. Max Keiser and John Perkins, author of Confessions of … Haven't had a lot of reading time lately but I was determined to finish this excellent biography. His essential quality was always to say little, but by powerful empathy for writers and for books to draw out of them what they had it in them to say and to write.”, “Max sent Scottie some literary advice, the same dictum he gave every college student who called on him. June 1st 1997 Nonetheless, this was a good, literate period piece about writing as well as book editing and publishing in the twenties, bringing the book to life. Expédié et vendu par papercavalier France.