John Simmons Barth (born May 27, 1930) is an American novelist and short-story writer, known for the postmodernist and metafictional quality of his work.
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... of postmodern literature, in chronological order, include The Cannibal (1949) by John Hawkes The Recognitions (1955) by William Gaddis Naked Lunch (1959) by William Burroughs The Sot-Weed ... The Crying of Lot 49 (1966) by Thomas Pynchon Lost in the Funhouse (1968) by John Barth Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) by Kurt Vonnegut The French Lieutenant's Woman (1969) by John ... Thompson Invisible Cities (1972) by Italo Calvino Chimera (1972) by John Barth Gravity's Rainbow (1973) by Thomas Pynchon Crash (1973) by J ...
... of the master's thesis of noted American postmodern novelist John Barth ... Written for the Writing Seminars program at Johns Hopkins University, which Barth himself later ran, The Shirt of Nessus is not a dissertation, but rather a short novel or novella ... It can be considered Barth's first full-length fictional work, and it also is likely to remain his most elusive ...
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“Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up.”
—Joseph Barth (20th century)
“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.”
—Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 20:12.