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Author : Kurt Vonnegut
ISBN : 9780385333511
Genre : Fiction
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An autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, an abstract expressionist artist, who acquired the largest collection of abstract expressionist paintings in private hands.
Category: Fiction

Fiction Writer S Market

Author : Laurie Henry
ISBN : 0898793106
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Identifies the necessary skills for writing in each genre, offers the advice of accomplished authors, and tells how to submit an effective book proposal
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

New Critical Essays On Kurt Vonnegut

Author : D. Simmons
ISBN : 9780230100817
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Kurt Vonnegut's darkly comic work became a symbol for the counterculture of a generation. From his debut novel, Player Piano (1951) through seminal 1960's novels such as Cat's Cradle (1963) and Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) up to the recent success of A Man Without A Country (2005), Vonnegut's writing has remained commercially popular, offering a satirical yet optimistic outlook on modern life. Though many fellow writers admired Vonnegut - Gore Vidal famously suggesting that "Kurt was never dull" - the academic establishment has tended to retain a degree of scepticism concerning the validity of his work. This dynamic collection aims to re-evaluate Vonnegut's position as an integral part of the American post-war cannon of literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Novels Of Kurt Vonnegut

Author : Donald E. Morse
ISBN : UOM:39015060000166
Genre : Literary Collections
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This book is the first scholarly study to discuss all of Vonnegut's novels against the background of his other writing, events of the 20th century, and the vast array of Vonnegut scholarship. In his novels he speaks eloquently and succinctly for his generation of Americans--the central generation of 20th-century Americans--thus making him the representative 20th-century American writer. Morse discusses how Vennegut's novels reflect the major traumatic public and private events that have gone into imagining being an American during that century, including the Great Depression, World War II, the Bomb, Vietnam, the weakening of social institutions, the vicissitudes of marriage and family, divorce, growing old, experiencing loss, and anticipating death.
Category: Literary Collections

How Far Can We Go Pain Excess And The Obscene

Author : Maddalena Mazzocut-Mis
ISBN : 9781443836838
Genre : Art
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The public does not desire horror, yet enjoys it in art and suffers it in life. When we deal with the monstrous marriage of the abject and the sublime, the consequent thrill of enjoyment is never appeased, always problematic, often unresolved and finally borders on physiological if not pathological narcissism. The public is well acquainted with this ‘rhetoric of effects’; rhetoric of extreme effects, which transforms the spectator into voyeur or victim, into an apathetic torturer, whenever cruelty is shown without respite. A look of horror greets the enjoyment of extremes and enjoyment to the extreme as well; the Eighteenth Century teaches us that lesson. The century of good taste elaborates a sense of the limits, since representing horror means choosing not so much to domesticate it as to render it more enjoyable. It is a game of limits that are not limits anymore, as we can allude to an infinity that often shows the features of the sublime.
Category: Art

The Dark Fantastic

Author : Charles William Sullivan
ISBN : UOM:39015043009375
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Focuses on the darker side of the human condition as it appears in fantastic literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Books In Print Supplement

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105025888426
Genre : American literature
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Includes authors, titles, subjects.
Category: American literature

The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : OSU:32435029800745
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

The New Covenant

Author : Sam B. Girgus
ISBN : UOM:39015008707237
Genre : Literary Criticism
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New Covenant: Jewish Writers and the American Idea
Category: Literary Criticism

The Vonnegut Chronicles

Author : Peter J. Reed
ISBN : STANFORD:36105019181739
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Since 1950, when his short stories first appeared, Kurt Vonnegut has published almost 50 short stories, 13 novels, two plays, and a teleplay. He has remained one of the most important chroniclers of American life. Yet he occupies an ambiguous place in American letters. Following three interviews with Vonnegut, the 14 essays in this collection seek to chronicle his career as it moves through changing times. The essays either focus on Vonnegut's later work or are retrospectives reevaluating aspects of his literary career. Some are on individual works, particularly later novels, but most consider the ways Vonnegut pursues a theme or technique.
Category: Literary Criticism

Forthcoming Books

Author : Rose Arny
ISBN : UOM:39015033709513
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature

Who S Who In America

Author : Who's Who Publishing
ISBN : 0837969743
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Who S Who Of American Women 1997 1998

Author : Marquis Who's Who
ISBN : 0837904226
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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WHO'S WHO OF AMERICAN WOMEN is the one essential reference to depend on for accurate & detailed facts on American women of achievement. This new edition includes in-depth biographical profiles of prominent, accomplished women.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Concise Major 21st Century Writers

Author : Tracey L. Matthews
ISBN : 078767544X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A comprehensive, five-volume set, Concise Major 21st-Century Writers profiles today's most outstanding and widely known writers. Clearly written in an easy-to-use format, it collects detailed biographical and bibliographical information on approximately 700 authors who are most often studied in college and high school.
Category: Literary Criticism