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Happy alchemy

on the pleasures of music and the theatre

by Robertson Davies

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davies, Robertson, 1913- -- Aesthetics,
  • Music -- History and criticism,
  • Drama -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobertson Davies ; edited by Jennifer Surridge and Brenda Davies.
    ContributionsSurridge, Jennifer., Davies, Brenda.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.D3 H37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL346551M
    ISBN 100670880191
    LC Control Number98005622

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This posthumous treasury of brilliant essays shines with Davies' unmis /5(6). On the evidence of his immense legacy in print, the late novelist Davies was Happy alchemy book man of profound artistic appetite; this, the second posthumous collection of his criticism, shares the exuberant and casual erudition of the first (The Merry Heart, ).

The material here, most of it previously unpublished, was culled by the author’s wife and daughter from his vast archive of speeches. The Merry Heart and Happy Alchemy Posted Aug by Lory in events / 17 Comments Readers of Robertson Davies’s fiction — to which we were given a brilliant introduction yesterday in Chris’s review of The Deptford Trilogy — may become curious about the motivation and inspiration behind his multifaceted talent.

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Robertson Davies & Brenda Davies HAPPY ALCHEMY On the Pleasures of Music and the Theatre 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Viking Very Good+ in a Near Fine dust jacket.

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Happy Alchemy may not appeal to the reader whose interest in theater and opera is only occasional but certainly will to any ardent Robertson Davies fan who delights in the turnings of a learned and sophisticated mind. --Hollis Giammatteo.

From Publishers Weekly. Last year, Davies's widow, Brenda, and their daughter, Jennifer Surridge, worked to /5(2). Alchemy Books.

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Happy alchemy: writings on the theatre and other lively arts. [Robertson Davies; Brenda Davies; Jennifer Surridge] -- "Robertson Davies brought a great sense of style to everything he wrote. Whether it was a letter to his daughter ("Love from us both, Daddy") or a formal letter to the editor disemboweling a hostile.