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burning library

Edmund White

burning library

writings on art, politics and sexuality, 1969-1993

by Edmund White

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Gay men -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWriting on art, politics and sexuality, 1969-1993.
    StatementEdmund White ; edited by David Bergman.
    ContributionsBergman, David, 1950-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.H4295 B87 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 385 p.
    Number of Pages385
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15360098M
    ISBN 10070116168

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Book burning by Chinese county library sparks fury

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Don’t miss Micha Ullman’s spatial installation: a library with empty shelves commemorates the book-burning at Bebelplatz.

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