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The Vonnegut statement

Author: Jerome Klinkowitz; John L Somer
Publisher: New York : Dell, ©1973.
Series: Delta book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critics were confused by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. He was weird. Anyone who wrote science fiction could not be profound. They hated to admit they dug Vonnegut, especially since they could not understand him.
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Named Person: Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut; Kurt Vonnegut
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerome Klinkowitz; John L Somer
ISBN: 058604146X 9780586041468
OCLC Number: 1906274
Description: xvii, 286 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Vonnegut statement / Jerome Klinkowitz and John Somer --
The public figure. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: The canary in a cathouse ; Why they read Vonnegut / Jerome Klinkowitz ; Teaching Kurt Vonnegut on the firing line / Jess Ritter --
The literary figure. Chasing a lone eagle: Vonnegut's collect writing / Robert Scholes ; In Vonnegut's Karass / Dan Wakefield ; Kurt Vonnegut for President: the making of an academic reputation / Joe David Bellamy ; A talk with Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. / Robert Scholes --
The literary art. Two or three think I know about Kurt Vonnegut's imagination / Tim Hildebrand ; The Vonnegut effect: science fiction and beyond / Karen and Charles Wood ; Mother Night, Cat's cradle, and the crimes of our time / Jerome Klinkowitz ; The modes of Vonnegut's fiction: or, Player piano ousts Mechanical bride, and The sirens of Titan invade The Gutenberg galaxy / James M. Mellard ; Vonnegut's formal and moral otherworldliness: Cat's cradle, and Slaughterhouse-five ; Geodesic Vonnegut; or, If Buckminster Fuller wrote novels / John Somer.
Series Title: Delta book.
Responsibility: edited by Jerome Klinkowitz & John Somer.

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Critics were confused by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. He was weird. Anyone who wrote science fiction could not be profound. They hated to admit they dug Vonnegut, especially since they could not understand him.

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