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Pricksongs & descants : fictions

Author: Robert Coover
Publisher: New York : Grove Press ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Grove Press edView all editions and formats
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This volume presents a collection of short stories based on traditional fairy tales that expose the futility of idealism.

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Coover, Robert.
Pricksongs & descants.
New York : Grove Press ; [Emeryville, CA] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, [2000]
(OCoLC)607381332
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Coover
ISBN: 0802136672 9780802136671
OCLC Number: 42753198
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The door --
The magic poker --
Morris in chains --
The gingerbread house --
Seven exemplary fictions --
The elevator --
Romance of the thin man and the fat lady --
Quenby and Ola, Swede and Carl --
The sentient lens --
A pedestrian accident --
The babysitter --
The hat act.
Other Titles: Pricksongs and descants
Responsibility: Robert Coover.

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