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The Dead Father is a gargantuan half-dead, half-alive, part mechanical, wise, vain, powerful being who still has hopes for himself--even while he is being dragged by means of a cable toward a mysterious goal. In this extraordinary novel, marked by the imaginative use of language that influenced a generation of fiction writers, Donald Barthelme offered a glimpse into his fictional universe. As Donald Antrim writes in his introduction, "Reading The Dead Father, one has the sense that its author enjoys an almost complete artistic freedom . . . a permission to reshape, misrepresent, or even ignore the world as we find it . . . Laughing along with its author, we escape anxiety and feel alive."

About the Author

Donald Barthelme was one of the most influential American novelists of the 1970s and 1980s, bringing a unique postmodern voice to his novels, short stories, and essays. He died in 1989.

Donald Antrim is the author of three novels, including The Verificationist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374135355
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Author:
Barthelme, Donald
Author:
Antrim, Donald
Subject:
Experimental fiction
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
nr. 11
Publication Date:
20040915
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.28 x 5.6 x 0.52 in

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