Not-Knowing

The Essays and Interviews

By Donald Barthelme; Kim Herzinger (Editor); Kim Herzinger (Preface by); John Barth (Introduction by)
(Counterpoint, Paperback, 9781593761738, 352pp.)

Publication Date: January 2008

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The wildly varied essays in Not-Knowing combine to form a posthumous manifesto of one of America’s masters of literary experiment. Here are Barthelme’s thoughts on writing (his own and others); his observations on art, architecture, film, and city life; interviews, including two previously unpublished; and meditations on everything from Superman III to the art of rendering “Melancholy Baby” on jazz banjolele. This is a rich and eclectic selection of work by the man Robert Coover has called “one of the great citizens of contemporary world letters.”

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