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Kurt Vonnegut : a critical companion

Author: Thomas F Marvin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002.
Series: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an examination of the works of the American science fiction writer.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Marvin, Thomas F.
Kurt Vonnegut.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001054544
(OCoLC)48222974
Named Person: Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas F Marvin
ISBN: 0313006792 9780313006791 031331439X 9780313314391 1280708913 9781280708916
OCLC Number: 51273627
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 167 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The Life of Kurt Vonnegut 1 --
2. Literary Contexts 13 --
3. Player Piano (1952) 25 --
4. The Sirens of Titan (1959) 43 --
5. Mother Night (1961) 59 --
6. Cat's Cradle (1963) 77 --
7. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965) 97 --
8. Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) 113 --
9. Bluebeard (1987) 135.
Series Title: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsibility: Thomas F. Marvin.
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This text, suitable for students, examines seven of Vonnegut's novels, including "Player Piano" (1952), "Mother Night" (1961), "Cat's Cradle" (1963) and "Slaughterhouse Five" (1969). Each work has an  Read more...

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?Vonnegut's remarkable contribution to American literature is quirky and controversial. Marvin offers biographical information on the author and discusses how his life affected his writing. He also Read more...

 
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