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John Barth - American Writers 91

John Barth - American Writers 91: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers

Copyright Date: 1970
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 48
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    John Barth - American Writers 91
    Book Description:

    John Barth. To meet a need which had been felt for some time both in the United States and abroad, the pamphlet series, the University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers, was established in 1959. By providing readable critical introductions to American Writers, the pamphlets were designed to meet the needs and tastes of mature students and readers of imaginative literature throughout the world.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5208-2
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. 1-4)
  2. John Barth
    (pp. 5-44)

    The biographical surface of John Barth’s life appears to be all but seamlessly academic. Born in Cambridge, Maryland, in 1930 he attended public schools, graduating from Cambridge High. After a brief stay at the Juilliard School of Music, he entered Johns Hopkins, was married in 1950, graduated with a B.A. in 1951 and an M.A. in 1952. He began teaching at Pennsylvania State University in 1953 and moved on to the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1965, where he became a writer in residence and professor of English. Barth’s published fictions, that is, have developed without exception...

  3. Selected Bibliography
    (pp. 45-46)