Art Objects: Essays on Ecstasy and Effrontery

Author(s): Jeanette Winterson

Non Fiction

These interlocking essays uncover art as an active force in the world - neither elitist or remote, present to those who want it, affecting even those who don't. Winterson's own passionate vision of art is presented here, provocatively and personally, in pieces on Modernism, autobiography, style, painting, the future of fiction, in two essays on Virginia Woolf, and more intimately in pieces where she describes her relationship to her work and the books that she loves.


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Jeanette Winterson OBE is the author of ten novels, including Oranges are not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry; a book of short stories, The World and Other Places; a collection of essays, Art Objects as well as many other works, including children's books, screenplays and journalism. Her writing has won the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the E. M. Forster Award and the Prix d'argent at Cannes Film Festival.

General Fields

  • : 9780099590019
  • : Vintage Publishing
  • : Vintage
  • : 0.15
  • : May 1996
  • : 197mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Essays, journals, letters & other prose works; Theory of art
  • : 208
  • : 824.914
  • : Paperback
  • : Jeanette Winterson