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Fiction of the Absurd (1980) [Anthology]
by Ingeborg Bachmann Samuel Beckett Albert Camus Nikolai Gogol Witold Gombrowicz Joseph Heller Eugène Ionesco Franz Kafka Daniil Kharms Tommaso Landolfi Vladimir Nabokov Flann O'Brien Juan Carlos Onetti Voltaire Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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  • The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
  • The Cashier by Daniil Kharms
  • The Old Woman by Daniil Kharms
  • Conversation with the Supplicant by Franz Kafka
  • Before the Law by Franz Kafka
  • A Dream by Franze Kafka
  • The Visit to the Museum by Vladimir Nabokov
  • John Duffy's Brother by Flann O'Brien
  • excerpts from Cosmos by Witold Gombrowicz
  • First Love by Samuel Beckett
  • Oriflamme by Eugene Ionesco
  • Gogol's Wife by Tommaso Landolfi
  • A Dream Come True by Juan Carlos Onetti
  • excerpts from Candide by Voltaire
  • "The Soldier Who Saw Everything Twice" (excerpt from Catch-22) by Joseph Heller
  • A Place for Coincidences by Ingeborg Bachmann
  • The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus

Original title: Fiction of the Absurd: Pratfalls in the Void
Original languages: Various


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Nose, the (1836) [Novelette]
      Author: Nikolai Gogol
     Before the Law (1916) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Dream, a (1917) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Kafka
     Visit to the Museum, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: Vladimir Nabokov
     First Love (1970) [Novelette]
      Author: Samuel Beckett
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Candide (1759) [Novel]
      Author: Voltaire
     Catch-22 (1961) [Novel]
      Author: Joseph Heller

Edition #1: Fiction of the Absurd

Fiction of the Absurd (1980)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Allen Richard Penner
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Manifested in:

Fiction of the Absurd (December 2, 1980)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New American Library
ISBN: 9780451619044
Dimensions: 5 x 7 x 1
Pages: 339

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