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The wit and wisdom of Quentin Crisp

Quentin Crisp

The wit and wisdom of Quentin Crisp

by Quentin Crisp

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crisp, Quentin -- Quotations.,
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Guy Kettelhack.
    ContributionsKettelhack, Guy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6005.R65 A6 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2868663M
    ISBN 100060911786
    LC Control Number84047617

    Quentin Crisp, born Denis Charles Pratt, was an English writer, artist's model, actor and raconteur known for his memorable and insightful witticisms. He became a gay icon in the s after publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant, brought to the attention of the general public his defiant exhibitionism and longstanding refusal to 4/5(). THE WIT AND WISDOM OF QUENTIN CRISP [edited by Guy Kettelhack]. Harper & Row, New York, Alyson Books, Los Angeles, MANNERS FROM HEAVEN: A DIVINE GUIDE TO GOOD BEHAVIOR [with John Hofsess].

    The Wit and Wisdom of Quentin Crisp () Quentin Crisp, edited by Guy Kettelhack, Harper & Row, pp., ISBN Compilation of Crisp's essays and quotations. Manners from Heaven: a divine guide to good behaviour () Quentin Crisp, with John Hofsess, Hutchinson, ISBN Instructions for compassionate : Denis Charles Pratt, 25 December , Sutton, . The Wit and Wisdom of Quentin Crisp [signed and inscribed] Crisp, Quentin, compiled and edited by Guy Kettelhack. First Edition. A wonderful book of verse concerning social and political issues at the time of printing, illustrated by Quentin Crisp. 75 pp the book is very clean and bright, near fine, the wrapper is very good, just a couple.

    About this Item: Allen and Unwin, London, Boards. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Quentin Crisp (illustrator). First Edition. A wonderful book of verse concerning social and political issues at the time of printing, illustrated by Quentin Crisp. 75 pp the book is very clean and bright, near fine, the wrapper is very good, just a couple of very tiny nicks top and. 98 quotes from Quentin Crisp: 'When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, a woman in the audience stood up and said, 'Yes, but is it the God of the Catholics or the God of the Protestants in whom you don't believe?', 'The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one.


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The book ultimately became a television play that has been broadcast in England, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and the U.S. Other Crisp books include How to Have a Life-Style, Manners from Heaven, and The Wit and Wisdom of Quentin Crisp.

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