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Donald Barthelme's fiction : the ironist saved from drowning / Charles Molesworth.


Columbia : University of Missouri Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0826203388

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Subjects Barthelme, Donald -- Criticism and interpretation.
Barthelme, Donald, 1931- -- Critique et interpreĢtation.
Barthelme, Donald.
Experimental fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Experimental fiction, American.
Kurzgeschichte.
Postmodernism (Literature)
Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States.
Roman.
United States.
Series Literary frontiers edition.
Description 89 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Ā©1982
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "Molesworth studies Barthelme's progression, and regression, as ironist, humorist, and serious writer through all six original collections of short fiction: Come Back, Dr. Caligari (1964); Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts (1968); City Life (1970); Sadness (1972); Amateurs (1976); and Great Days (1979). He also touches on two novels, Snow White and The Dead Father, and the "nonfiction" collection, Guilty Pleasures. Molesworth's study is an appropriate complement to Barthelme's latest collection, Sixty Stories, an anthology gathered from the fiction collections examined in this critical work. Molesworth demonstrates that Barthelme is a true innovator within the medium of the short story."--Jacket.
Contents Introduction -- Short story as the form of forms -- Parody as the misrepresentation of representation -- Conclusion.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7947670
(OCoLC)ocm07947670
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Molesworth, Charles, 1941-
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