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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... 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 ...
... 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 Fowles Ada or ... Thompson Invisible Cities (1972) by Italo Calvino Chimera (1972) by John Barth Gravity's Rainbow (1973) by Thomas Pynchon Crash (1973) by J ...
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