Barthelme’s Syllabus

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Donald Barthelme’s Syllabus

  1. At Swim Two-Birds, Flann O’Brien
  2. The Third Policeman, Flann O’Brien
  3. Collected Short Stories, Isaac Babel
  4. Labyrinths, Borges
  5. Other inquisitions, Borges
  6. One Hundred Years of Solitude, Garcia Marquez
  7. Correction, Thomas Bernhard
  8. Nog, Rudy Wurlitzer
  9. Gimpel the Fool, Isaac B. Singer
  10. The Assistant, Bernard Malamud
  11. The Magic Barrel, Bernard Malamud
  12. Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison
  13. Under the Volcano, Malcolm Lowry
  14. Samuel Beckett entire
  15. Hunger, Knut Hamson
  16. I’m Not Stiller, Max Frisch
  17. Man in the Holocene, Max Frisch
  18. Seven Gothic Tales, Dinesen
  19. Gogol’s Wife, Tommaso Landolfi
  20. V, Thomas Pynchon
  21. The Lime Twig, John Hawkes
  22. Blood Oranges, John Hawkes
  23. Little Disturbances of Man, Paley
  24. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute, Paley
  25. I, Etc., Susan Sontag
  26. Tell Me a Riddle, Tillie Olsen
  27. Hero with a Thousand Faces, Campbell
  28. In the Heart of the Heart of the Country, William Gass
  29. Fiction and the Figures of Life, Gass
  30. The World Within the Word, Gass
  31. Advertisements for Myself, Mailer
  32. A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess
  33. Journey to the End of the Night, Celine
  34. The Box Man, Kobo Abe
  35. Invisible Cities, Italo Calvino
  36. A Sorrow Beyond Dreams, Peter Handke
  37. Kaspar and Other Plays, Peter Handke
  38. Nadja, Andre Breton
  39. Chimera, John Barth
  40. Lost in the Funhouse, John Barth
  41. The Moviegoer, Walker Percy
  42. Black Tickets, Jane Anne Phillips
  43. Collected Stories, Peter Taylor
  44. The Pure and the Impure, Colette
  45. Will You Please Be Quiet, Please, Carver
  46. Collected Stories, John Cheever
  47. Would Have Saved Them If I Could, Leonard Michaels
  48. Collected Stories, Eudora Welty
  49. The Oranging of America, Max Apple
  50. Collected Stories, Flannery O’Connor
  51. Mumbo Jumbo, Ishmael Reed
  52. Song of Solomon, Toni Morrison
  53. The Death of Artemio Cruz, Carlos Fuentes
  54. The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, Milan Kundera
  55. The Rhetoric of Fiction, Wayne C. Booth
  56. Henderson the Rain King, Bellow
  57. The Coup, John Updike
  58. Rabbit, Run, John Updike
  59. The Paris Review interviews
  60. How We Live, ed, Rust Hills
  61. Superfiction, ed. Joe David Bellamy
  62. Pushcart Prize Anthologies
  63. The Writer on Her Work, ed. Sternburg
  64. Manifestos of Surrealism, Andre Breton
  65. Documents of Modern Art, ed. Motherwell
  66. Against Interpretation, Susan Sontag
  67. A Homemade World, Hugh Kenner
  68. Letters, Flaubert
  69. Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Mamet
  70. The Changeling, Joy Williams
  71. The New Fiction, ed. Joe David Bellamy
  72. Going After Cacciato, Tim O’Brien
  73. The Palm-Wine Drunkard, Amos Tutola
  74. Searching for Caleb, Ann Tyler
  75. Thank You, Kenneth Koch
  76. Collected Poems, Frank O’Hara
  77. Rivers and Mountains, John Ashbery
  78. Tragic Magic, Wesley Brown
  79. Mythologies, Roland Barthes
  80. The Pleasure of the Text, Barthes
  81. For a New Novel, Robbe-Grillet
  82. Falling in Place, Ann Beattie

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