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John Barth • 31 Items / 18 Books, 13 Articles
The Floating Opera (1956)
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    Literary Horizons (3 Reviews)
    Doubt Without Skepticism
    1. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    2. The End of the Road by John Barth
    3. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    The Saturday Review, July 3, 1965, p. 23
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    Books: John Barth's Fictions for Survival (6 Reviews)
    The End of the Road, by John Barth
    1. The End of the Road by John Barth
    2. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    3. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    4. Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
    5. Giles Goat-Boy by John Barth
    6. Chimera by John Barth
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1973, pp. 102-109
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    Some Footnotes on the Fiction of '56 (8 Reviews)
    The Last Hurrah, by Edwin O'Connor
    1. The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor
    2. Bang the Drum Slowly by Mark Harris
    3. The Man Who Was Not With It by Herbert Gold
    4. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    5. The Presence of Grace by J.F. Powers
    6. Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
    7. The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
    8. Seize the Day by Saul Bellow
    The Reporter, December 13, 1956, pp. 44-46
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    American Plastic (24 Reviews)
    The Matter of Fiction
    1. Writing Degree Zero by Roland Barthes
    2. Elements of Semiology by Roland Barthes
    3. S/Z by Roland Barthes
    4. The Pleasure of the Text by Roland Barthes
    5. The New Fiction by Joe David Bellamy
    6. Come Back, Dr. Caligari by Donald Barthelme
    7. Snow White by Donald Barthelme
    8. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    9. City Life by Donald Barthelme
    10. Sadness by Donald Barthelme
    11. Guilty Pleasures by Donald Barthelme
    12. The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme
    13. The Little Disturbances of Man by Grace Paley
    14. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute by Grace Paley
    15. Omensetter's Luck by William H. Gass
    16. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    17. The End of the Road by John Barth
    18. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    19. Giles Goat-Boy by John Barth
    20. Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
    21. Chimera by John Barth
    22. V. by Thomas Pynchon
    23. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
    24. Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 1976, pp. 31-38