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My dog Tulip.

J. R. Ackerley

My dog Tulip.

by J. R. Ackerley

  • 281 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Penguin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dogs -- Biography

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF426.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination157p.
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14948470M
    ISBN 10014011677X
    OCLC/WorldCa19671295

    Get this from a library! My dog Tulip. [J R Ackerley] -- Where she innovates, where she rebels, is in demanding to be treated as a creature in her own right as a dog of . Get this from a library! My dog Tulip. [J R Ackerley; Elizabeth Marshall Thomas] -- Presents a sentimental and sometimes amusing portrait of a man's life with his favorite dog, an Alsatian named Tulip.

    Amazingly, “My Dog Tulip” was a Book-of-the-Month Club selection. “If it’s any help, your sentence was the most e-mailed story of the week.” Joan Acocella has been a staff writer at Author: Joan Acocella. A dog is a man's best friend. And sometimes a dog can substitute a woman in a man's life. My Dog Tulip was a book written in by the English writer J.R. Ackerley about how he rescued a female dog named Tulip from an abusive home.

      Christopher Plummer and Isabella Rossellini voice this vividly animated, touching tale of friendship between an elderly bachelor and his German Shepherd. "My Dog Tulip is the sublime and amusing tale of a cranky English intellectual who finds his 'ideal friend' in the form of an Alsatian bitch." --The Philadelphia Inquirer "I remain an amused admirer of My Dog Tulip, partly because J. R. Ackerley tried to deliver the thoroughly physical world that dogs 's anthropomorphism in reverse, albeit with a human (and very British) narrator."/5(97).


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My Dog Tulip book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. J.R. Ackerley's German shepherd Tulip was skittish, possessive, and w /5. My Dog Tulip (New York Review Books Classics) - Kindle edition by Ackerley, J. R., Thomas, Elizabeth Marshall.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading My Dog Tulip (New York Review Books Classics).Cited by: 7.

My Dog Tulip is a bittersweet retrospective account of their sixteen-year companionship, as well as a profound My dog Tulip. book meditation on the strangeness that lies at the heartof all relationships.

In vivid and sometimes startling detail, Ackerley tells of Tulip’s often erratic behavior and very canine tastes, and of his own fumbling but /5(). Praise. I remain an amused admirer of My Dog Tulip, partly because J. Ackerley tried to deliver the thoroughly physical world that dogs 's anthropomorphism in reverse, albeit with a human (and very British) narrator.

—Gail Caldwell, The New York Times Book Review This is one of the greatest masterpieces of animal literature. Editorial Reviews "My Dog Tulip is the sublime and amusing tale of a cranky English intellectual who finds his 'ideal friend' in the form of an Alsatian bitch." --The Philadelphia Inquirer"I remain an amused admirer of My Dog Tulip, partly because J.

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In vivid and sometimes startling detail, Ackerley tells of Tulip’s often erratic behavior and very canine tastes and of his own fumbling but. My Dog Tulip was made into an animated movie. I watched it before reading the book and thought they did an excellent job. It was actually more entertaining than the book.

I had hoped for more depth from the book, but unfortunately I got only more vivid descriptions of Tulip's bladder and bowel issues along with her sexual frustration. "My Dog Tulip" is the story of a man who finds love only once in his life, for 15 perfect years.

It is the love of a dog. It may be the only love he is capable of experiencing. As other men write books about a woman in their life, J.R. Ackerley wrote a book about a German shepherd he rescued from a cruel home. Praise “My Dog Tulip is the sublime and amusing tale of a cranky English intellectual who finds his ‘ideal friend’ in the form of an Alsatian bitch.” —The Philadelphia Inquirer “I remain an amused admirer of My Dog Tulip, partly because J.

Ackerley tried to deliver the thoroughly physical world that dogs ’s anthropomorphism in reverse, albeit with a human (and very. Directed by Paul Fierlinger, Sandra Fierlinger. With Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave, Isabella Rossellini, Peter Gerety. The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends/10(K).

My Dog Tulip is a bittersweet retrospective account of their sixteen-year companionship, as well as a profound andsubtle meditation on the strangeness that lies at the heartof all relationships. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, Ackerley tells of Tulip’s often erratic behavior and very canine tastes, and of his own fumbling but /5(8).

It was a pleasurable film to create because Ackerley's book, My Dog Tulip, is one of the most delightful reads there is. The late Roger Ebert thought so too, calling our film "The Best Animated Feature Film of " and featuring it that year in his exclusive Film Festival in Champagne, Illinois.

Buy My Dog Tulip (New York Review Books Classics) Movie tie-in edition by J. Ackerley (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(). An official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival, MY DOG TULIP is based on the book by British author and distinguished man of letters J.R.

Ackerley. Ackerley hardly thought 90%. J.R. Ackerley's German shepherd Tulip was skittish, possessive, and wild, but he loved her deeply. This clear-eyed and wondering, humorous and moving book, described by Christopher Isherwood as one of the "greatest masterpieces of animal literature," is her biography, a work of faultless and respectful observation that transcends the seeming modesty of its subject.4/5(11).

Editions for My Dog Tulip: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (published in ), (Paperback published Cited by: 7.

Ackerley (–) was for many years the literary editor of the BBC magazine The works include three memoirs, Hindoo Holiday, My Dog Tulip, and My Father and Myself,and a novel, We Think The World of You (all available as New York Review Books). Elizabeth Marshall Thomas’s most recent books are The Hidden Life of Dogs, The Social Lives of Dogs: The Grace of Canine 4/5(11).

“My Dog Tulip,” an animated film based on the memoir by J. Ackerley, explores a lonely man’s devotion toward his pet. My Dog Tulip J. Ackerley, Author, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, Introduction by New York Review of Books $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

The distinguished writer J. R. Ackerley hardly thought of himself as a dog lover when, well into middle age, he found himself in possession of a German shepherd. My Dog Tulip looks back on the sixteen years he spent with the animal he came to love. In vivid and sometimes startling detail, Ackerely tells of Tulip's often erratic behavior and very canine tastes, and of his own fumbling but.

Still from My Dog Tulip by Paul and Sandra Fierlinger. T here are many methods for turning your life into a piece of performance art, and one of.

A scene from the film My Dog Tulip, based on J.R. Ackerley’s memoir. J.R. Ackerley’s My Dog Tulip was first published in England over fifty years ago, when I was three, and I can hardly imagine the startled and awed response of a reader in encountering this little book for the first time.

Ackerley had long been a familiar figure in London literary circles.