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After yesterday's crash : the avant-pop anthology

Author: Larry McCaffery
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of stories and one-act plays illustrated with pop art. In Oh, Brother, the trial of twin brothers for the murder of their parents, the accused claim they were driven to kill in self-defense by a history of "loving, exemplary parenting." Part satire, part literature of the absurd.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
One-act plays
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
After yesterday's crash.
New York : Penguin Books, 1995
(OCoLC)624344354
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry McCaffery
ISBN: 0014024853 9780014024858
OCLC Number: 31815253
Description: xxxi, 348 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Avant-pop : still life after yesterday's crash (editor's introduction) / Larry McCaffery --
Current events / Steve Katz --
The exorcist / Rikki Ducornet --
Incarnations of the murderer / William T. Vollmann --
Moonlight whoopie cushion sonata / Tom Robbins --
from Border Brujo / Guillermo Gómez-Peña --
from Tribulation 99 : alien anomalies under America / Craig Baldwin --
Oh, brother / Mark Leyner --
from Arc d'X / Steve Erickson --
The rapture of the athlete assumed into heaven / Don DeLillo --
Light / Stephen Wright --
Weird romance / Derek Pell --
X [does not equal] Y / Susan Daitch --
A Lucky Pierre world premiere / Robert Coover --
Victims of mass imagination / Lauren Fairbanks --
Skinner's room / William Gibson --
Counter couture / Harold Jaffe ; illustration by Norman Conquest --
EHMH : a millennial romance / Eurudice --
Great breakthroughs in darkness / Marc Laidlaw --
Straight Hincty / Ricardo Cortez Cruz --
Hostile takeover / Craig Padawer --
Notes scribbled in the dark while watching Schindler's List, or What price Schindler's pots & pans? / Raymond Federman --
Hand writing on wall / Ronald Sukenick --
Stone Columbus : talk radio from the Santa Maria Casino / Gerald Vizenor --
Tri-Stan : I sold Sissee Nar to Ecko / David Foster Wallace --
False Water Society / Ben Marcus --
Grammatron / Mark Amerika --
Bad news / Lynne Tillman --
Ella's special camera: from Waxweb / David Blair --
Bonanza / Curtis White --
Blackouts / Paul Auster --
Heavy weather / Bruce Sterling --
End of the 1980s / Bret Easton Ellis.
Responsibility: edited by Larry McCaffery.

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A collection of stories and one-act plays illustrated with pop art. In Oh, Brother, the trial of twin brothers for the murder of their parents, the accused claim they were driven to kill in self-defense by a history of "loving, exemplary parenting." Part satire, part literature of the absurd.

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