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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Barthelme, Donald -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Experimental fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [179]-189) and index.

      StatementMichael Thomas Hudgens.
      SeriesStudies in American literature ;, v. 43, Studies in American literature (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 43.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.A76 Z694 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 191 p. ;
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3946678M
      ISBN 10077347479X
      LC Control Number2001032950

      May 2, - Donald Barthelme (April 7, – J ) was an American author known for his playful, postmodernist style of short fiction. Barthelme also worked as a newspaper reporter for the Houston Post, was managing editor of Location magazine, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston.


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