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The Illustrated Woody Allen Reader: Allen, Woody (Edited By Linda Sunshine)

The Illustrated Woody Allen Reader

Allen, Woody (Edited By Linda Sunshine)

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ISBN 10: 067942072X / ISBN 13: 9780679420729
Published by Alfred a Knopf Inc, New York, 1993
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. SIGNED by Woody Allen on a color photo-card attached to front end page (signature only). $30.00 price on DJ flap; mylar protected. 288 pages w/B&W and color photos. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 028383

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Title: The Illustrated Woody Allen Reader

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Inc, New York

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Selections from published and never-before-published works are collected in a work that features film excerpts, one-liners, essays, stand-up routines, Allen's classic New Yorker pieces, screenplays, film outtakes, magazine articles, and interviews. 40,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.

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Sunshine has focused solely on Allen's cinematic and literary achievements rather than the man himself in this entertaining career scrapbook. Sunshine has mixed the text of various stand-up monologues, many never before published, with piquant excerpts from Allen's film dialogues, irreverent essays, absurdist plays, blunt interviews, and surreal stories. This anthology effectively defines Allen's sly and dry sense of humor and highlights his favorite themes, including the misery of childhood and the inanity of parents; the mysteries of God and death; the not-so-great outdoors; the pretension inherent in the rhetoric of art, academia, and analysis; and, of course, the ever-troubling emotions of lust and love. Although Allen quips, "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work, I want to achieve it through not dying," we know that he is, after all, merely human and that his work--funny, poignant, and contradictory as it is--will certainly outlast us all. Donna Seaman

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