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The floating opera ; and, the end of the road

Author: John Barth
Publisher: New York : Anchor Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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The floating opera and The end of the road are John Barth's first two novels. Their relationship to each other is evident not only in their ribald subject matter but in the eccentric characters and bitterly humorous tone of the narratives. Both concern strange, consuming love triangles and the destructive effect of an overactive intellect on the emotions. Separately they give two very different views of a universal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barth
ISBN: 0385240899 9780385240895
OCLC Number: 123130196
Description: viii, 442 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: John Barth.
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The floating opera and The end of the road are John Barth's first two novels. Their relationship to each other is evident not only in their ribald subject matter but in the eccentric characters and bitterly humorous tone of the narratives. Both concern strange, consuming love triangles and the destructive effect of an overactive intellect on the emotions. Separately they give two very different views of a universal human drama.

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