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John Barth • 31 Items / 18 Books, 13 Articles
The Sot-Weed Factor (1960)
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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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    History Is Still Good Fiction (6 Reviews)
    The Surveyor, by Truman J. Nelson
    1. The Surveyor by Truman J. Nelson
    2. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    3. The Dean's Watch by Elizabeth Goudge
    4. A Night in Cold Harbor by Margaret Kennedy
    5. A Kind of Justice by Benjamin Siegel
    6. Annie by Gloria Jahoda
    The Saturday Review, November 26, 1960, p. 21
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    New Trends and Old Hats (7 Reviews)
    Ceremony in Lone Tree, by Wright Morris
    1. Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris
    2. Therefore Be Bold by Herbert Gold
    3. The Nephew by James Purdy
    4. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    5. Set This House On Fire by William Styron
    6. The Faces of Blood Kindred by William Goyen
    7. Rabbit, Run by John Updike
    The Nation, November 19, 1960, pp. 380-381
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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