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Donald Barthelme • 127 Items / 17 Books, 105 Articles, 5 Reviews
Amateurs (1976)
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Published Reviews
  1. [+]
    Books in Brief (Review)
    Amateurs, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Amateurs by Donald Barthelme
    The Saturday Review, December 11, 1976, p. 69
  2. [+]
    The Bad-Taste Blues (2 Reviews)
    On Being Blue, by William H. Gass
    1. On Being Blue by William H. Gass
    2. Amateurs by Donald Barthelme
    The Nation, January 29, 1977, p. 118
  3. Books Considered
    Hemingway the Painter (2 Reviews)
    Amateurs, by Donald Barthelme
    1. Amateurs by Donald Barthelme
    2. Plus by Joseph McElroy
    The New Republic, March 19, 1977, p. 28
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    Watt? (2 Reviews)
    Scenes from a Receding Past, by Aidan Higgins
    1. Scenes from a Receding Past by Aidan Higgins
    2. Amateurs by Donald Barthelme
    The New Statesman, October 28, 1977, p. 591
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    Fiction Chronicle (17 Reviews)
    Terra Nostra, by Carlos Fuentes
    1. Terra Nostra by Carlos Fuentes
    2. The Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
    3. The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Private Ivan Chonkin by Vladimir Voinovich
    4. The Bread of Those Early Years by Heinrich Boll
    5. Fizzles by Samuel Beckett
    6. Kingdoms of Elfin by Sylvia Townsend Warner
    7. Friends and Relations by Daniel Menaker
    8. The Black Velvet Girl by C.E. Poverman
    9. How I Became a Holy Mother, and Other Stories by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
    10. Sleep It Off, Lady by Jean Rhys
    11. Amateurs by Donald Barthelme
    12. The Alteration by Kingsley Amis
    13. Henry and Cato by Iris Murdoch
    14. A Fringe of Leaves by Patrick White
    15. A German Affair by Theodore Weesner
    16. Falconer by John Cheever
    17. A Book of Common Prayer by Joan Didion
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1977, pp. 299-312