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The city and the pillar

Gore Vidal

The city and the pillar

by Gore Vidal

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Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay men -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGore Vidal.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.V6668 Ci, PS3543.I26 Ci
    The Physical Object
    Pagination314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6515731M
    LC Control Number47012503
    OCLC/WorldCa705926

    With the publication of his daring thrid novel The City and the Pillar in , Gore Vidal shocked the American public, which has just begun to hail him as their newest and brightest young writer. It remains not only an authentic and profoundly importatnt social document but also a serious exploration of the nature of idealistic love. A literary cause célèbre when first published more than fifty years ago, Gore Vidal’s now-classic The City and the Pillar stands as a landmark novel of the gay experience. Jim, a handsome, all-American athlete, has always been shy around girls. But when he and his best friend, Bob, partake in “awful kid stuff,” the experience forms Jim’s ideal of spiritual completion. Defying his Brand: Brilliance Audio.

    GORE VIDAL: Julian, Williwaw, The Judgement of Paris, Messiah, The City and the Pillar (Complete and Unabridged) by Gore Vidal. Octopus/Heinemann. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The City and the Pillar Revised by Vidal, Gore Book condition: Very Good Book Description Dutton. Hardcover. BJ58AGW 1st revised edition - minor wear to .

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Bernard Dick has pointed out how neatly the book extrapolates the recursive themes of American literature seen in Cooper, Melville, and. The subject of The City and the Pillar is Jim Willard’s coming of age. The novel is an Entwicklungsroman reminiscent in some respects of Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Émile: Ou, De l’éducation.

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But when he and his best friend, Bob, partake in “awful kid stuff,” the experience forms Jim’s ideal of spiritual completion.5/5(1). In Aprilat the University of New York at Albany, a dozen papers were read by academics on The City and the Pillar.

The book has been in print for close to half a century, something I would not have thought possible inwhen The New York Times would not advertise it and no major American newspaper or magazine would review it or any. According to some Islamic beliefs, King Shaddad was the king of the Iram of the Pillars [citation needed] who defied the warnings of the prophet Hud, whereupon Allah smote the city, driving it into the sands, never to be seen again.

The ruins of the city are thought to lie buried somewhere in the sands of Rub' al Khali (The Empty. Dec 02,  · The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal The book opens in the present - sometime in the late 's in a bar where men looked for men - and the protagonist, Jim Willard, has a flashback of his life.

Jim Willard, a junior in high school in the late 's in a small town in Virginia, is the oldest of three children in a marriage that could best be /5.

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The City and the Pillar ~ A Capsule Book Review by Allen Kopp Jim Willard and Bob Ford are high school friends, growing up together in Richmond, Virginia, in the s.

Bob is one year older than Jim; when Bob graduates from high school, he and Jim spend the night together at the river in. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. May 19,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com projects include the Wayback Machine, sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com and sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com infobox Book | name = The City and the Pillar title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Gore Vidal cover artist = country = United States.

About The City and the Pillar. A literary cause célèbre when first published more than fifty years ago, Gore Vidal’s now-classic The City and the Pillar stands as a landmark novel of the gay experience.

Jim, a handsome, all-American athlete, has always been shy around girls. Get this from a library. The city and the pillar. [Gore Vidal] -- Jim, a handsome, all-American athlete, has always been shy around girls.

But when he and his best friend, Bob, partake in "awful kid stuff," the experience forms Jim's ideal of spiritual completion. The City and the Pillar. VIDAL, Gore. Item Number: New York: E.P.

Dutton, First edition of this landmark novel. Octavo, original black cloth. Signed by the author on the title page. Fine in a bright near fine dust jacket with a small chip to the crown but does not show the fading endemic to the spine panel.

A very sharp copy.The City and the Pillar (Book): Vidal, Gore: A literary cause célèbre when first published more than fifty years ago, Gore Vidal's now-classic The City and the Pillar stands as a landmark novel of the gay experience.

Jim, a handsome, all-American athlete, has always been shy around girls.Jun 29,  · The City and the Pillar by Gore Vidal My rating: 3 of 5 stars A little over a decade and a half ago, Gore Vidal was one of the most urgent voices on the American left: challenging empire in the era of neoconservatism, challenging religion at the height of evangelical power, he seemed to speak.