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Mr. Wilson"s Cabinet Of Wonder

Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Techno logy

by Lawrence Weschler

  • 125 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Social history,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Museums,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Popular culture,
  • General,
  • History,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Philosophy,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7700842M
    ISBN 100679764895
    ISBN 109780679764892

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    Mr. Wilson's cabinet of wonder by Lawrence Weschler; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Collectors and collecting, History, Museum of Jurassic Technology, Museums, Philosophy, Popular culture; Places: United States; People: David Hildebrand Wilson (). Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonders. Literature Review Lovely Reads #1 – “Enter Wonder” by Alex Kalamaroff Ma Sometimes students ask me, “Why must every book be so sad?” Tell us, why does 87% of literature view the human condition an .


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Wilson’s Cabinet Of Wonder. Finalist for Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction Finalist for National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Pronged ants, horned humans, a landscape carved on a fruit pit–some of the displays in David Wilson’s Museum of Jurassic Technology are hoaxes.

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Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder April 1, Octo Personally I find that non-fiction writing often excludes the personal perspective of the author; I imagine mostly a book of facts that lacks imagination.

A staff writer for the New Yorker presents a whimsical and often profound tour of a truly curious museum and its highly ironic curator. A couple of years ago, Weschler (A Miracle, A Universe,etc.) wandered into the Museum of Jurassic Technology, an unremarkable Los Angeles storefront that is the pet project of David Wilson, a most unusual curator.

Here Weschler learned, among other. Lawrence Weschler was for over twenty years () a staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. He is a two-time winner of the George Polk Award and was also a recipient of Lannan Literary Award.

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Wilson's cabinet of wonder. [Lawrence Weschler] -- The Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles is the starting point for Weschler's examination of the origins of modern museums, the generative role of pure imagination in both art and science.

Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder. by Lawrence Weschler This book isn’t so much a game with factual and fictional playing opposing sides, as it is an exploration of the idea that we want both to know the truth and to be amazed. Weschler takes a look at origins of museums.

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Wilson's cabinet of wonder. [Lawrence Weschler] -- The author takes readers on a tour of his personal museum of natural oddities and optical illusions as he explores the imaginative origins of art and science.

More than twenty short works by the Pulitzer Prize-finalist author of Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder include a profile of film director Roman Polanski, a furniture designer's struggles with Parkinson's disease, and David Hockney's unusual experiments with photography.

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