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Critical essays on John Barth / [edited by] Joseph J. Waldmeir.


Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, [1980] .
ISBN 9780816182541, 081618254X

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Other Authors Waldmeir, Joseph J.
Subjects Barth, John, 1930-
Barth, John, 1930- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Barth, John, 1930- -- Critique et interpreĢtation.
Barth, John.
Series Critical essays on American literature.
Description xi, 247 pages ; 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
Ā©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [1.] Surveys: John Barth and the critics: an overview / Charles B. Harris -- John Barth and the novel of comic nihilism / Richard W. Noland -- The anti-novels of John Barth / Beverly Gross -- John Barth and the aesthetics of artifice / Campbell Tatham -- John Barth's tenuous affirmation: the absurd, unending possibility of love / Harold Farwell -- [2.] The individual novels: [1.] The floating opera: Books of the times / Orville Prescott -- John Barth: The floating opera / Patrick Haney -- John Barth's first novel / Stanley Edgar Hyman -- The floating opera restored / Enoch P. Jordon -- [2.] The end of the road: Psychodrama in Eden / David Kerner -- Barth and the representation of life / David Majdiak -- [3.] The sot-weed factor: The joke is on mankind / Edwin Fuller -- Worth a guilty conscience / Denham Sutcliffe -- The novel as parody: John Barth / Earl Rovit -- 'What marvelous plot ... was afoot?': John Barth's The sot-weed factor / Alan Holder -- John Barth's The sot-weed factor: the pitfalls of mythopoesis / Manfred Puetz -- [4.] Giles goat-boy: The comic Christ and the modern reader / Richard B. Hauck -- A service to the university / Dabney Stuart -- Giles goat-boy / Joseph J. Waldmeir -- Giles goat-boy: satyr, satire, and tragedy twined / James Gresham -- Giles goat-boy: or 'reality' is no place for a hero / Marilyn R. Sherman -- [5.] Lost in the funhouse: The art of artifice / Alfred Appel, Jr. -- Found in the Barthhouse: novelist as savior / Edgar H. Knapp -- Lost in the funhouse: Barth's use of the recent past / Michael Hinden -- Lingering on the autognostic verge: John Barth's Lost in the funhouse / Beverly Gray Bienstock -- [6.] Chimera: Chimera / Bruce Allen -- The novel looks at itself -again / Jerry H. Bryant -- 'The key to the treasure': narrative movements and effects in Chimera / Cynthia Davis -- John Barth's Chimera: a creative response to the literature of exhaustion / Jerry Powell.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6666131
(OCoLC)ocm06666131
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