Final Fridays [electronic resource].
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- ISBN: 9781619020870 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 1619020874 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: New York : Counterpoint, 2012.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Acnowledgments; Foreword: To the Hyphen, and Beyond; I. ON READING, WRITING, AND THE STATE OF THE ART; Keats's Fears, Etc.; The State of the Art; Two More Forewords; "In the Beginning": The Big Bang, the Anthropic Principle, and the Jesus Paradox; How it Was, Maybe: A Novelist Looks Back on Life in Early-Colonial Virginia and Maryland; Further Questions?; Incremental Perturbation; "The Parallels!": Italo Calvino and Jorge Luis Borges; My Faulkner; ¿Cien Años de Qué?; A Window at the Pratt; On Readings; The End of the Word As We've Known It?; "I've Lost My Place!"
The Place of "Place" in FictionLiberal Education: The Tragic View; The Relevance of Irrelevance: Writing American; "All Trees Are Oak Trees. . .": Introductions to Literature; The Inkstained Thumb; Future Imperfect; I.; "In the Beginning, Once Upon a Time, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night. . ."; The Morning After; It Can Be Arranged: A Novelist Recalls His Jazz-Drumming Youth; The End? On Writing No Further Fiction, Probably; II. TRIBUTES AND MEMORIA; Introduction to Not-Knowing: The Essays and Interviews of Donald Barthelme; The Passion Artist (tribute to John Hawkes).
The Accidental Mentor (Homage to Leslie Fiedler)"As Sinuous and Tough as Ivy" (80th Birthday Salute to William H. Gass); The Last Introduction (memorial tribute to Joseph Heller); Remembering John Updike; The Judge's Jokes: Souvenirs of My Father, the After-Banquet Speaker; Eulogy For Jill; Notes.
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.