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Kurt Vonnegut's America

Author: Jerome Klinkowitz
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2009.
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Following an introduction characterizing Vonnegut as Klinkowitz came to know him over the course of their friendship, this study charts the impact of Vonnegut on American society and of that society on Vonnegut for more than a half-century to illustrate how each informed the other. --from publisher description.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Klinkowitz, Jerome.
Kurt Vonnegut's America.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009003440
(OCoLC)302189112
Named Person: Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Klinkowitz
ISBN: 9781611171150 1611171156
OCLC Number: 794413058
Description: 1 online resource (x, 142 pages)
Contents: Introduction : Vonnegut released --
Vonnegut's 1950s : human structures --
Vonnegut's 1960s : apocalypse redone --
Vonnegut's 1970s : a public figure --
Vonnegut's 1980s : arts and crafts --
Vonnegut's 1990s : autobiography and the novel --
Conclusion : Vonnegut uncaged.
Responsibility: Jerome Klinkowitz.

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