The Resource The teachings of Don B. : satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme, (electronic resource)

The teachings of Don B. : satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme, (electronic resource)

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The teachings of Don B. : satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme
Title
The teachings of Don B.
Title remainder
satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme
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Language
eng
Summary
A hypothetical episode of Batman hilariously slowed down to soap-opera speed. A game of baseball as played by T. S. Eliot and Willem Big Bull de Kooning. A recipe for feeding sixty pork-sotted celebrants at your daughter's wedding. An outlandishly illustrated account of a scientific quest for God. These astonishing tropes of the imagination could only have been generated by Donald Barthelme, who until his death in 1989seemed intent on goosing American letters into taking a quantum leap. Gleeful, melancholy, erudite, and wonderfully subversive, The Teachings of Don B. is a literary testament cum time bomb, with the power to blast any reader into an altered state of consciousness. A small education in laughter, melancholy, and the English language. The New York Times Book Review Barthelme, who died in 1989, was a distinctive master of fragments... Anger, wit, extravagant associations and disassociations; these would be less memorable if it were not for Barthelme's ability to evoke dreams and the tenderness with which he does it. Los Angeles Times
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Midwest
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Barthelme, Donald
Dewey number
818/.5409
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Fables, American
  • Parodies
  • Satire, American
  • Short stories, American
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The teachings of Don B. : satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640090569
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12257466
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MWT12257466
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The teachings of Don B. : satires, parodies, fables, illustrated stories, and plays of Donald Barthelme, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640090569
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12257466
Publisher number
MWT12257466
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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