The Resource Man in Profile : Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker, Thomas Kunkel

Man in Profile : Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker, Thomas Kunkel

Label
Man in Profile : Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker
Title
Man in Profile
Title remainder
Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Kunkel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker was one of the greatest nonfiction writers in American letters. His long-form profiles of the everyday people and places at the margins of the city he loved--high-rise construction workers, Staten Island oystermen, Bowery bums--pioneered a new kind of reportage. In the Thirties, Forties, Fifties, and early Sixties he wrote about some of the most quirky and memorable characters ever captured on the page, culminating in 1964 with his extraordinary story "Joe Gould's Secret." And then . . . nothing. For the next thirty years Mitchell came to the office and seemed to be busy with writing projects, but he never published another word. In time he would become less known for his classic stories and elegant writing than for the longest writer's block this side of J.D. Salinger. Fifty years after his last story appeared, and almost two decades after his death, Mitchell still has legions of fans, and his story--especially the mystery of his thirty-year writer's block--continues to fascinate"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kunkel, Thomas
Dewey number
  • 818/.54
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS 3525 .I9714 Z69 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitchell, Joseph
  • Authors, American
  • Journalists
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
  • Mitchell, Joseph
  • Authors, American
  • Journalists
  • United States
Label
Man in Profile : Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker, Thomas Kunkel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780375508905
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014024105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885224511
  • (OCoLC)ocn885224511
Label
Man in Profile : Joseph Mitchell of the New Yorker, Thomas Kunkel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
366 pages
Isbn
9780375508905
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014024105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885224511
  • (OCoLC)ocn885224511

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