Lunar Landscapes: Stories and Short Novels, 1949-1963

Lunar Landscapes: Stories and Short Novels, 1949-1963 John Hawkes
  • Title: Lunar Landscapes: Stories and Short Novels, 1949-1963
  • Author: John Hawkes
  • ISBN: 9780811202909
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Lunar Landscapes: Stories and Short Novels, 1949-1963 John Hawkes Lunar Landscapes Stories and Short Novels Six Short Stories The Traveler The Grandmother A Little Bit of the Old Slap and Tickle Death of an Airman A Song Outside The Nearest Cemetery Novella Charivari first published in the New Directions
    Six Short Stories The Traveler The Grandmother A Little Bit of the Old Slap and Tickle Death of an Airman A Song Outside The Nearest Cemetery.Novella Charivari first published in the New Directions 11 Anthology.Two Short Novels The Owl The Goose on the Grave.
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    About John Hawkes


    1. John Hawkes, born John Clendennin Talbot Burne Hawkes, Jr was a postmodern American novelist, known for the intensity of his work, which suspended the traditional constraints of the narrative.Born in Stamford, Connecticut, and educated at Harvard University, Hawkes taught at Brown University for thirty years Although he published his first novel, The Cannibal, in 1949, it was The Lime Twig 1961 that first won him acclaim Later, however, his second novel, The Beetle Leg, an intensely surrealistic western set in a Montana landscape that T S Eliot might have conjured, came to be viewed by many critics as one of the landmark novels of 20th Century American literature.Hawkes died in Providence, Rhode Island.


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    1. Full disclosure I read this collection for the first six short stories as well as for Hawkes s debut novella, Charivari Will visit The Owl and The Goose on the Grave in a separate volume at a later date.

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    2. Ah, the metafictionalists I ve wanted to read this collection for years and finally obtained a readable copy Hawkes used to be squarely on the vanguard of 60 s metafiction along with Bartheleme, Coover and Calvino In a recent New Yorker Fiction Podcast reading of Robert Coover s Going for a Beer, Josh Ferris mentioned Hawkes and I vowed to read this collection Let me first say that I love Barthelme, Coover and Calvino I wondered why Hawkes seemed to have fallen from view This book explains a lot [...]

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