2009

The Unreal Life of Oscar Zariski

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ISBN: 978-0-387-09429-8 (Print) 978-0-387-09430-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxii

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    Pages 1-7

    That Darling Old Lady Kobrin and Chernigov 1899– 1918

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    Pages 9-12

    Birds Whirling like Numbers Kiev 1918–1920

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    Pages 13-20

    Three Great Mathematicians Rome 1921–1926

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    Pages 21-24

    Reading Pushkin and Dante

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    Pages 25-31

    “Oscar, You Are Not One of Us.”

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    Pages 33-43

    Walking with Lefschetz Baltimore 1927–1928

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    Pages 45-50

    A Voyage of Discovery 1928–1932

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    Pages 51-57

    “The Algebra Which Sheds Light on Geometry” 1932–1935

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    Pages 59-65

    A Citizen of the World of Mathematics 1935–1937

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    Pages 67-72

    The Resolution of Some Singularities

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    Pages 73-78

    A Land of Intellectual Cannibals 1939–1944

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    Pages 79-83

    “A Superb Audience of One … André Weil” São Paulo 1945

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    Pages 85-90

    Normal Points of a Variety Cambridge 1947

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    Pages 91-99

    The Pure Pleasure of It

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    Pages 101-108

    An Attack on the Theory of Linear Systems 1950–1956

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    Pages 109-119

    Tying Bells on Characteristic Zero 1957–1961

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    Pages 121-129

    A Feeling of Awe 1962–1974

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    Pages 131-135

    The Depth of His Attachment

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 137-193