Collected Stories

Collected Stories

Book - 2015
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When John Barth's Lost in the Funhouse appeared in 1968, American fiction was turned on its head. Barth's writing was not a response to the realistic fiction that characterized American literature at the time; it beckoned back to the founders of the novel: Cervantes, Rabelais, and Sterne, echoing their playfulness and reflecting the freedom inherent in the writing of fiction. When John Barth's Lost in the Funhouse appeared in 1968, American fiction was turned on its head. Barth's writing was not a response to the realistic fiction that characterized American literature at the time; it beckoned back to the founders of the novel: Cervantes, Rabelais, and Sterne, echoing their playfulness and reflecting the freedom inherent in the writing of fiction.
Publisher: Champaign, IL :, Dalkey Archive Press,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781628970951
1628970952
Branch Call Number: SS BART
Characteristics: 1 volume.

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