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The anatomy of Harpo Marx, Wayne Koestenbaum

Label
The anatomy of Harpo Marx
Title
The anatomy of Harpo Marx
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Koestenbaum
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Anatomy of Harpo Marx is a luxuriant, detailed play-by-play account of Harpo Marx's physical movements as captured on screen. Wayne Koestenbaum guides us through the thirteen Marx Brothers films, from The Cocoanuts in 1929 to Love Happy in 1950, to focus on Harpo's chief and yet heretofore unexplored attribute-his profound and contradictory corporeality. Koestenbaum celebrates the astonishing range of Harpo's body-its kinks, sexual multiplicities, somnolence, Jewishness, "cute" pathos, and more. In a virtuosic performance, Koestenbaum's text moves gracefully from insightful analysis to cul
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koestenbaum, Wayne
Dewey number
792.702/8092
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2287.M54
LC item number
K84 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marx, Harpo
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Comedians
  • Marx, Harpo
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Comedians
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • United States
Label
The anatomy of Harpo Marx, Wayne Koestenbaum
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early ecstatic emptiness. The holy fool flees language's stinkbomb: The cocoanuts (1929) -- Pinky, the pointing scapegoat, lags behind: Duck soup (1933) -- The mad mohel's goo-goo eyes of monomaniacal attunement: A night at the opera -- Poppy power, or, the thick-enough art of zombie dumbfoundment: Animal crackers (1930) -- Later astonishments. Fake dead Jew as cute zoo-idiot: Room service (1938) -- Pass Punchy's humiliated buddy huddle: At the circus (1939) -- Freeze Rusty's anal rage in a cozy void: Go west (1940) -- Lonely wacky's incremental lines of flight: The big store (1941) -- The bubble-blowing demarcator tickles totality: A night in Casablanca (1946) -- Bulge, glaze, pause, shock; or, the bushy-haired ragpicker's burnt offering: Love happy (1950) -- The idiot tumbles back to the beginning of time. The undeliverable ice of pinky's mom-mouth: Horse feathers (1932) -- The kippering, bopping, shushing, bear-hugging, beard-pulling bustle: Monkey business (1931) -- The pretzel glimmer-eye of stuffy's stuttering surge: A day at the races
Control code
779173389
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520951983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613520838
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352083
  • 22573/cttsxxqp
  • 6df5fddb-933c-49d2-899e-8d53a1f8c48f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779173389
Label
The anatomy of Harpo Marx, Wayne Koestenbaum
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early ecstatic emptiness. The holy fool flees language's stinkbomb: The cocoanuts (1929) -- Pinky, the pointing scapegoat, lags behind: Duck soup (1933) -- The mad mohel's goo-goo eyes of monomaniacal attunement: A night at the opera -- Poppy power, or, the thick-enough art of zombie dumbfoundment: Animal crackers (1930) -- Later astonishments. Fake dead Jew as cute zoo-idiot: Room service (1938) -- Pass Punchy's humiliated buddy huddle: At the circus (1939) -- Freeze Rusty's anal rage in a cozy void: Go west (1940) -- Lonely wacky's incremental lines of flight: The big store (1941) -- The bubble-blowing demarcator tickles totality: A night in Casablanca (1946) -- Bulge, glaze, pause, shock; or, the bushy-haired ragpicker's burnt offering: Love happy (1950) -- The idiot tumbles back to the beginning of time. The undeliverable ice of pinky's mom-mouth: Horse feathers (1932) -- The kippering, bopping, shushing, bear-hugging, beard-pulling bustle: Monkey business (1931) -- The pretzel glimmer-eye of stuffy's stuttering surge: A day at the races
Control code
779173389
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 299 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520951983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613520838
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 352083
  • 22573/cttsxxqp
  • 6df5fddb-933c-49d2-899e-8d53a1f8c48f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779173389

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