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Barthelme, Donald

Overview
Works: 129 works in 705 publications in 12 languages and 29,688 library holdings
Genres: Experimental fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literature  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Short stories  Fiction  Musical settings  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, zxx, Librettist, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3552.A76, 813.54
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Sixty stories by Donald Barthelme( Book )
58 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,786 libraries worldwide
Margins; A Shower of Gold; Me and Miss Mandible; For I'm the Boy; Will You Tell Me?; The Balloon; The President; Game; Alice; Robert Kennedy Saved from Drowning; Report; The Dolt; See the Moon?; The Indian Uprising; Views of My Father Weeping; Paraguay; On Angels; The Phantom of the Opera's Friend; City Life; Kierkegaard Unfair to Schlegel; The Falling Dog; The Policemen's Ball; The Glass Mountain; Critique de la Vie Quotidienne; The Sandman; Traumerei; The Rise of Capitalism; A City of Churches; Daumier; The Party; Eugenei Grandet; Nothing: A Preliminary Account; A Manual for Sons; At the End of the Mechanical Age; Rebecca; The Captured Woman; I Bought a Little City; the Sergeant; The School; The Great Hug; Our Work and Why We Do It; The Crisis; Cortes and Montezuma; The New Music; The Zombies; The King of Jazz; Morning; The Death of Edward Lear; The Abduction from the Seraglio; On the Steps of the Conservatory; The Leap; Aria; The Emerald; How I Write My Songs; The Farewell; The Emperor; Thailand; Heroes; Bishop; Grandmother's House
Snow White by Donald Barthelme( Book )
96 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,350 libraries worldwide
Novel of the absurd, paraphrasing the familiar fairy tale. Modern setting
City life by Donald Barthelme( Book )
49 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,331 libraries worldwide
Nouvelles extraites de deux recueils publiés en anglais sous les titres City life et Sadness, évoquant la vie citadine et son rythme chaotique, ses monstres et ses merveilles
Forty stories by Donald Barthelme( Book )
49 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
This collection of pithy, brilliantly acerbic pieces is a companion to Sixty Stories, Barthelme's earlier retrospective volume. Barthelme spotlights the idiosyncratic, haughty, sometimes downright ludicrous behavior of human beings, but it is style rather than content which takes precedence
Sadness by Donald Barthelme( Book )
33 editions published between 1972 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 1,247 libraries worldwide
Discusses the emotion of sadness, what makes a person sad, and how to cope with feeling sad
Amateurs by Donald Barthelme( Book )
26 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Great days by Donald Barthelme( Book )
19 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,056 libraries worldwide
Guilty pleasures by Donald Barthelme( Book )
24 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in English and Japanese and held by 1,031 libraries worldwide
Unspeakable practices, unnatural acts by Donald Barthelme( Book )
36 editions published between 1968 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Overnight to many distant cities by Donald Barthelme( Book )
20 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and German and held by 863 libraries worldwide
" ... Donald Barthelme's new collection ... takes us from New York to Tokyo to Copenhagen to Barcelona to Paris to the Radiant City of Le Corbusier, balancing twelve of his widely celebrated short stories against an equal number of brief visionary texts, new in his work, that provide a lovely, haunting counterpoint"--From dust jacket
Come back, Dr. Caligari by Donald Barthelme( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 794 libraries worldwide
The slightly irregular fire engine; or, The hithering thithering djinn by Donald Barthelme( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Relates Matilda's adventures in the Chinese house that grew in her back yard
Flying to America : 45 more stories by Donald Barthelme( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Barthelme (1931-1989) was one of the great 20th-century American absurdists. The 45 stories in this collection include stories Barthelme himself excluded from his two major collections and little that went previously unpublished. Packed with whimsical facts, Emma Green Is 81, which was the lead story in Barthelme's first book, concerns the verbose narrator's testy desire that Emma continue to finance the Journal of Tension Reduction, of which he is the editor
Robert Rauschenberg : work from four series, a sesquicentennial exhibition by Robert Rauschenberg( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
The best American short stories 1973 : & the yearbook of the American short story ( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Includes twenty short stories by some of the best American writers
Sam's Bar by Donald Barthelme( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in 3 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
Selected shorts ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
An award-winning series of classic and contemporary fiction performed by acclaimed actors. Performances are recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in NYC and on tour around the country
The American literary anthology, 2 : the second annual collection of the best from the literary magazines by George Plimpton( Book )
3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Not-knowing : the essays and interviews of Donald Barthelme by Donald Barthelme( Book )
14 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Donald Barthelme's premature death at the age of fifty-eight brought to an end one of the most provocative careers in the history of American literature. Groundbreaking works such as Come Back, Dr. Caligari; The Dead Father; Snow White; Great Days; Overnight to Many Distant Cities; Guilty Pleasures; and his two short-fiction collections, Forty Stories and Sixty Stories, have earned him a place among the most influential and imitated authors of the last half-century. With his marvelously strange and darkly ironic vision of the world, his wizard satire and deadpan humor, Barthelme spoke of and for our time like no one else. He spoke of our national obsessions and weirdnesses, our unspeakable practices and unnatural acts, in what is for many the distinctive voice of postmodern America
Ancient eyes by Mathew Rosenblum( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 55 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bartelʹmi, Donalʹd
Barthelme, Donald
Donald Barthelme
Donald Barthelme Amerikaans schrijver (1931-1989)
Donald Barthelme amerikanischer Schriftsteller
Donald Barthelme amerykański pisarz
Donald Barthelme Écrivain américain
Donald Barthelme scrittore e giornalista statunitense
Donalds Bartelms
Дональд Бартелмі
Дональд Бартельм
דונלד ברתלמי
دونالد بارتلمی
바셀미, 도날드 1931-1989
바셀미, 도널드 1931-1989
ドナルド・バーセルミ
バーセルミ, ドナルド
唐纳德·巴塞尔姆
Languages
English (414)
Japanese (15)
Italian (15)
German (13)
French (10)
Polish (5)
Spanish (4)
Dutch (3)
Russian (2)
Chinese (1)
Swedish (1)
Catalan (1)
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