The Naked Civil Servant

Author: Quentin Crisp
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780141180533
Size: 57.35 MB
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"As soon as I stepped out of my mother's womb...I realized that I had made a mistake, " Quentin Crisp declares, giving a small hint of the witty and wry approach he takes toward the life he describes with uninhibited exuberance in this classic autobiography, which is both a comic masterpiece and a unique testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Crisp not only came out as a gay man in 1931, when the slightest sign of homosexuality shocked public sensibilities, but he did so with grand and provocative flamboyance, determined to spread the message that homosexuality did not exclude him or anyone else from the human race. His hilarious descriptions of encounters with parents, friends, employers, soldiers and sailors, and the law reveal the strength and humor of an honest man, determined to face the world with the uncensored, unapologetic truth about himself.

Penguin Classics

Author: Penguin (Firm)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780147715975
Size: 78.31 MB
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Monty Python S Flying Circus

Author: Darl Larsen
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 1461669707
Size: 11.35 MB
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Known for its outrageous humor, occasionally controversial content, and often silly spirit, Monty Python's Flying Circus poked fun at nearly everything. Indeed, many of the allusions and references in the program were routinely obscure, and therefore, not always understood or even noticed. This exhaustive reference identifies and explains the plethora of cultural, historical, and topical allusions of this landmark series. In this resource, virtually every allusion and reference that appeared in an episode is identified and explained. Organized chronologically by episode, each entry is listed alphabetically, indicates what sketch it appeared in, and is cross-referenced between episodes. Scholars and fans who already appreciate the silliness of the Pythons can also enjoy the acculturated know-it-all-ness of their heroes.

Film Actors

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ISBN: 9781580650458
Size: 28.89 MB
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Film Directors

Author: The Staff of Lone Eagle Publishing
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781580650434
Size: 60.45 MB
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