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Synopsis: BLUE PENCILS, blue noses, blue movies, laws, and stockings. The dumps, mopes, Mondays; the ocean, the sky, and the deep, deep ice. The Whale. Jay. Ribbon. Fin. The grass in Kentucky. The china in Grandmother’s pantry. Of all the colors, blue has the widest range of associations, and the widest bandwidth of emotional tints and shades. It is therefore the most suitable color of interior life. Whether slick light sharp high bright and thin or low deep sweet thick dark and soft, blue moves easily among them all, and all profoundly qualify our states of feeling. This eccentric essay into the "world of blue" is the heart of the heart of Gass’s oeuvre.
Review: In this, one of the strangest books about writing and language you're likely ever to read, fiction writer and philosophy professor Gass spins off into an improvisational inquiry into the nature of words and consciousness, using as his departure point the concept of the color blue--the idea of blue, the state of blue, the uses of blue...the bluenesses of blue. It's kind of hard to sum up, and if it sounds weird, it is--but it's also wonderful.
Title: On Being Blue: A Philosophical Inquiry
Publisher: David R. Godine
Book Condition: Good
Book Description David R. Godine, 1975. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP8102265
Book Description David R. Godine, 1975. Book Condition: Fair. 1st. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP95047694
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Book Description David R. Godine. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Dust Cover Missing. Bookseller Inventory # G0879231831I5N01
Book Description David R. Godine. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Light shelving wear with minimal damage to cover and bindings. Pages show minor use. Bookseller Inventory # G0879231831I3N10
Book Description David R. Godine 1975-01-01, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1st. 0879231831 Hardcover book that is a former library book with typical library markings. Book has some reader wear to the cover and corners. The first page was removed by former library. Clean text throughout. Fast shipping!. Bookseller Inventory # Z392022
Book Description Book Condition: Good. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: First ] Publisher: David R. Godine Pub Date: 1/1/1975 Binding: Hardcover Pages: 91 First edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5768330
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. 1979 reprint, Copy is tight with unmarked text, has some mild reading wear. We take great pride in accurately describing the condition of our books, ship within 48 hours and offer a 100% money back guarantee. Bookseller Inventory # 1M5CZ1000H2O
Book Description David R. Godine, Boston, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-library from a college library with the usual stampings, markings, and barcodes. Very slight rubbing and edgewear to boards and spine. Interior is clean, and binding is firm and straight. Dust-jacket is protected by mylar cover. Bookseller Inventory # PASTPAGE079187I
Book Description David R. Godine, Boston, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good +. Dust Jacket Condition: very good +. Second Printing. 8vo. Navy cloth, with gilt spine titles. Brown end papers. 91 pages. Gift inscription on Front FEP. No marks to text. In illustrated dust-jacket, which has a nick to bottom of spine, else Fine. Bookseller Inventory # 3768