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Anti-Story: an anthology of experimental fiction (1971) [Anthology]
by John Barth Donald Barthelme Heinrich Böll Jorge Luis Borges Michel Butor Robert Coover Julio Cortázar Nigel Dennis Thomas M. Disch Russell Edson Keith Fort William H. Gass Michael Goldstein Wolfgang Hildesheimer Enrique Anderson Imbert Eugčne Ionesco Tommaso Landolfi Reinhard Lettau Oscar Lewis Norman Mailer Eugenio Montale Joyce Carol Oates Ann Quin Alain Robbe-Grillet Theodore Roethke Nathalie Sarraute Mitchell Sisskind Curtis Zahn Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • Against Mimesis: Fiction About Fiction
  • Life-Story by John Barth
  • The Seventh Trunk by Heinrich Böll
  • How I Contemplated the World from the Detroit House of Correction and Began My Life Over Again by Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Coal Shoveller by Keith Fort
  • Against "Reality": The Uses of Fantasy
  • Pierre Menard, Author of Don Quixote by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Gogol’s Wife by Tommaso Landolfi
  • Rhinoceros by Eugčne Ionesco
  • A World Ends by Wolfgang Hildesheimer
  • Against Event: The Primacy of Voice
  • Last Class by Theodore Roethke
  • You Can’t Cover Up the Sky With Your Hand by Oscar Lewis
  • Motherlogue by Ann Quin
  • In the Heart of the Heart of the Country by William Gass
  • Against Subject: Fiction in Search of Something to Be About
  • Blow-Up by Julio Cortázar
  • A View from the Sky by Curtis Zahn
  • The Squirrel Cage by Thomas M. Disch
  • Against the Middle Range of Experience: New Forms of Extremity
  • The Pukey by Nigel Dennis
  • The Locust Cry by Norman Mailer
  • In a Hole by George P. Elliott
  • A Pedestrian Accident by Robert Coover
  • Against Analysis: The Phenomenal World
  • Tropism XV by Nathalie Sarraute
  • In the Corridors of the Underground: The Escalator by Alain Robbe-Grillet
  • Welcome to Utah by Michel Butor
  • Against Meaning: Forms of the Absurd
  • The Man in Pyjamas by Eugenio Montale
  • The Self-Contained Compartment by Michael Goldstein
  • Game by Donald Barthelme
  • A Mean Teacher by Mitchell Sisskind
  • Against Scale: The Minimal Story
  • Games by Reinhard Lettau
  • Father, Father, What Have You Done? by Russell Edson
  • Taboo by Enrique Anderson Imbert

Original title: Anti-Story: an anthology of experimental fiction
Original languages: Various


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classicsPost-modern, Avant-garde, & Experimental

The following works are contained within this one:
     Pierre Menard, Author of Don Quixote (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     World Ends, a (1952) [Short Story]
      Author: Wolfgang Hildesheimer
     Blow-Up (1959) [Short Story]
      Author: Julio Cortázar

Edition #1: Anti-Story: an anthology of experimental fiction

Anti-Story: an anthology of experimental fiction (1971)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Philip Stevick
Introduction by: Philip Stevick
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Anti-Story: an anthology of experimental fiction (1971)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: 9780029315002
Pages: 319

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