Boggs: A Comedy of Values by Lawrence WeschlerBoggs: A Comedy of Values by Lawrence Weschler

Boggs: A Comedy of Values

byLawrence Weschler

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In this highly entertaining book, Lawrence Weschler chronicles the antics of J. S. G. Boggs, an artist whose consuming passion is money, or perhaps more precisely, value. Boggs draws money-paper notes in standard currencies from all over the world-and tries to spend his drawings. It is a practice that regularly lands him in trouble with treasury police around the globe and provokes fundamental questions regarding the value of art and the value of money.


Lawrence Weschler, a recipient of the prestigious Lannan Literary Award for 1998, is the author of numerous books, including Calamities of Exile: Three Nonfiction Novellas, and Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder, which was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.
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Title:Boggs: A Comedy of ValuesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.6 inLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0226893960

ISBN - 13:9780226893969

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Table of Contents

Preface
I. A Fool's Questions
II. "Morons in a Hurry"
Afterword
Zeno's Jester
Mad Hatter
Bibliographic Essay
Index