|Author:||Carl Van Vechten|
|Title:||The Tiger in the House|
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|Publisher:||Dorset Press (March 1, 1990)|
Van Vechten's controversial work of fiction is Nigger Heaven (1926), notable for its depiction of black life in Harlem in the 1920s and its sympathetic treatment of the newly emerging black culture. Two further novels followed, Spider Boy: A Scenario for a Moving Picture (1928) and Parties (1930), the latter containing a portrait of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, before Van Vechten turned from fiction to photography. His photographs are in collections at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and elsewhere.
Carl Van Vechten was a man about the art, music, literary, photographic world of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. within this frame, "The Tiger in the House: A Cultural History" may be particularly delightful for readers who. --can handle French as fluently as English since about a quarter of the book is in French --are charmed by the by-ways of history, belief, and experience specially anecdotes --enjoy hearing about the rich & famous of 1880 to 1930, whose names may now send us to the internet --like hearing about the cat (pussy, Grimalkin) in other countries particularly Japan and Pharonic. Egypt -and about the cat in the occult, law, art, music, poetry, and literature.
by Van Vechten, Carl. Publication date 1936. Topics Cats, Cats-Bibliography. Publisher New York: A. A. Knopf. Collection uplicates; univ florida smathers; americana. Digitizing sponsor University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries with support from LYRASIS and the Sloan Foundation. Contributor University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries. jsp?st UF023284679&ix pm&I 0&V D&pm 1.
The Tiger in the House. Analysis Of The Book ' Alice Adventures. Cardiovascular Disease Is The Number One Killer. Rejection And Abandonment Of Mary Shelley 's Frankenstein.
Carl Van Vechten (June 17, 1880 – December 21, 1964) was an American writer and artistic photographer who was a patron of the Harlem Renaissance and the literary executor of Gertrude Stein. He gained fame as a writer, and notoriety as well, for his novel Nigger Heaven. In his later years, he took up photography and took many portraits of notable people. Although he was married to women for most of his adult life, Van Vechten engaged in numerous homosexual affairs over his lifetime.
Witty, urbane, sophisticated treasury of anecdotes, facts and lore about Felis cattus, the domesticated cat. Explores the ubiquitous creature's independent nature, long association with the occult, place in folklore, music, art, fiction, and more. Charmingly illustrated with drawings by Grandville, Steinlen, Beardsley and others. while i have not read much of this book yet, i feel that i can definitely say a few things about it, regardless. i keep it in my car for just in case i am someplace boring & need a book! the author is really impressive with his knowledge, the delivery. is quirky, with lots of style & excellent plays on words.
about in Bleak House ; the pious papal cats of Leo XII, Gregory XV, and Pius IX; 24 the playful kitten companions of Richelieu; the oyster-eating Hodge of Dr. Johnson, the bane of Boswell; Edward Lear’s Old Foss; that troublesome old rip, Hector G. Yelverton, with no more principle than an injun ; Mr. Garnett’s indomitable queen, of whom ha. H. Hudson relates the story of a remarkable friendship between a cat and a rat in The Book of a Naturalist. Note 20. Cats and their affections ; Temple Bar ; Vol. 107, P. 84. Note 21. Les Chats ; P. 89.
By Carl Van Vechten Introduction by Stephen Budiansky. By Carl Van Vechten Introduction by Stephen Budiansky. Category: Pets History Science. People Who Read The Tiger in the House Also Read. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Every lover of cats should own this boo. he best single treatise on the cat, spiritually rather than biologically considered, that we have ever seen. –Chicago Evening Post. The Tiger in the House is absolutely fascinating. As a matter of fact, it is a treasure house. I wouldn’t be without it for anything
Carl Van Vechten was an esteemed photographer, novelist, and critic, a champion of modernism and the Harlem renaissance. All cat haters are here served notice to beware. Stephen Budiansky is the author of ten books about history, science, and nature. News & World Report.