Welcome To The Monkey House

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Dial Press
ISBN: 9780812993608
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A collection of twenty-five short works by the American author written between 1950 and 1968 and originally printed in a wide range of publications including "The Atlantic Monthly," "Esquire," and "Ladies' Home Journal."

Welcome To The Monkey House

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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A collection of twenty-five short works by the American author written between 1950 and 1968 and originally printed in a wide range of publications including "The Atlantic Monthly," "Esquire," and "Ladies' Home Journal."

Welcome To The Monkey House The Special Edition

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Dial Press
ISBN: 0812993616
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Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what would eventually be the title story. In a fascinating accompanying essay, “Building the Monkey House: At Kurt Vonnegut’s Writing Table,” noted Vonnegut scholar Gregory D. Sumner walks readers through Vonnegut’s process as the author struggles—false start after false start—to hit upon what would be one of his greatest stories. The result is the rare chance to watch a great writer hone his craft in real time. Praise for Kurt Vonnegut “Kurt Vonnegut is, in my view, the great, urgent passionate American writer of our century.”—George Saunders “Vonnegut’s fiction itches to seize the human truth by its large handles.”—John Updike From the Trade Paperback edition.

Critical Companion To Kurt Vonnegut

Author: Susan Farrell
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143810023X
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Examines the life and works of Kurt Vonnegut including detailed synopses of a variety of his works, character descriptions, important places Vonnegut lived and wrote about, biographies of family, friends, and contemporaries, and more.

Worlds Gone Awry

Author: John J. Han
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147667180X
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"This collection of new essays presents some of the most recent scholarship on a genre whose popularity has surged dramatically since the 1990s. Contributors explore such novels as The Lord of the Flies, The Heart Goes Last, The Giver and The Strain Trilogy as social critique, revealing how they appeal to the same impulse as utopian fiction"--

Reading Learning Teaching Kurt Vonnegut

Author: Paul Lee Thomas
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820463377
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Introduces the writing of contemporary American author, Kurt Vonnegut, and offers teachers ideas for bringing his works into the classroom as part of the reading and writing curriculum.

Armageddon In Retrospect

Author: Kurt Vonnegut
Publisher: Vintage Classic
ISBN: 9780099524083
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First published on the anniversary of Kurt Vonnegut's death, Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve new and unpublished writings on war and peace. Imbued with Vonnegut's trademark rueful humour, the pieces range from a visceral nonfiction recollection of the destruction of Dresden during World War II-a piece that is as timely today as it was then-to a painfully funny short story about three privates and their fantasies of the perfect first meal upon returning home from war, to a darker, more poignant story about the impossibility of shielding our children from the temptations of violence. Also included are Vonnegut's last speech as well as an assortment of his artwork, with an introduction by the author's son, Mark Vonnegut. Armageddon in Retrospect says as much about the times in which we live as it does about the genius of the writer.

The Short Fiction Of Kurt Vonnegut

Author: Peter J. Reed
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN:
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Extensive analysis of Vonnegut's often overlooked career as a writer of short fiction.

Senior High School Library Catalog

Author: H.W. Wilson Company
Publisher:
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Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.