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Donald Barthelme


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Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
The Dead Father
1975. The Dead Father fully supports Barthelme's claim that in the contemporary age, physicist Werner Heisenberg's "uncertainty principle is our song of songs."
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
King
Clever anachronisms and mock-Arthurian diction mark this madcap, absurdist 20th-century parable, in which Barthelme transposes King Arthur and his Round Table to 1940s England under Nazi bombardment.
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
Snow White
Snow White re-contextualizes the famous fairy tale as a 1960s commune consisting of seven men and one woman, and satirizes the sociopolitical issues infesting that turbulent decade.
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
Paradise
Paradise touches on a wide variety of themes as it explores the experiences, thoughts, and memories of its central character, Simon. Marriage, sexual and economic power, midlife crisis, generation gaps, male inadequacy, male fantasy, the element of fear in urban life, the responsibility of the artist, feminism, and religious ideas of guilt and grace all appear
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
Conversations With Goethe
In "Forty Stories"
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
The Flight of Pigeons from the Palace
In "Forty Stories"
Donald Barthelme
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At the Tolstoy Museum
In "Forty Stories"
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
Great Days
In "Forty Stories"
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
The New Music
From "Great Days"
Donald Barthelme
   wrote   
On the Steps of the Conservatory
"Great Days"






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