Even if I had stuck to my original plan of doing nothing with this website except provide an archive for my own work, a section for Essays, like a section for Poetry, 2 Mar 2016 In the second part of their conversation, Clive James and Paul Clive James on the fluid line between , poems, and prose… For me the 12 Jun 2009 These are just a few of the burning questions Clive James addresses in his latest book of . You would think, to hear him tell it, he was
Since arriving from Australia in the 1960s, Clive James has trod a tricky path between popular and high culture. In one field, he finds no joke too vulgar (think in United Kingdom
23 May 2013 Including Clive Jamess most memorable pieces – his Postcard from Rome, his observations on Margaret Thatcher, his insights into Heaney,
30 Jun 2001 Clive Jamess brilliance shines on everything from Torvill and Dean to Seamus Heaney in his collection, Reliable Essays. for United Kingdom
Introduced by Julian Barnes, Reliable Essays is the definitive choice of Clive Jamess essays, selected from thirty years of prose. Including classic pieces such
“Though there was subtlety in how Miles muttered, / One always ached to hear a song line uttered / With definition, lyrical and real.” By Clive James · A Critic at
Clive James presents the “prequel” to his celebrated Cultural Amnesia—forty-nine essays that form a cultural education in one brilliant volume. Six years after in United Kingdom
28 Nov 2015 I had an old collection of Jamess essays in my hand when I suddenly, and improbably, stumbled on the author himself a few feet ahead of me.