How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken

Essays

by Daniel Mendelsohn

How Beautiful It Is and How Easily It Can Be Broken

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A volume of critical interpretations of significant modern films features the writer's scholarly and cultural observations about such works as Brokeback Mountain, World Trade Center, and Troy, accompanied by his insights into the theater and literature, from Euripides to Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex. By the author of The Lost. 25,000 first printing.

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