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Vonnegut encyclopedia

an authorized compendium

by Marc Leeds

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vonnegut, Kurt -- Encyclopedias.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementMarc Leeds ; foreword by Kurt Vonnegut.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3572.O5 Z755 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 693 p. ;
    Number of Pages693
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1091824M
    ISBN 100313292302
    LC Control Number94016122

    Book Reviews 79 textual exegesis, The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is a companion to the author’s work that leads readers through its labyrinthine fictive universes and interrelated textual worlds. Like an erudite and witty guide, Leeds provides an incisive commentary that unravels the complex histories and. Kurt Vonnegut chose to spend his later years working on nonfiction. His last book was A Man Without a Country, a collection of biographical essays. In it, he expressed his views on politics and.

    References. Farrell, Susan (August ), Critical Companion to Kurt Vonnegut: A Literary Reference to His Life and Work, Facts on File, Leeds, Marc. () The Vonnegut Encyclopedia: An Authorized Compendium with a Foreword by Kurt ood Press. ISBN (Second edition expected in by Random House/Delacorte.). The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is an exhaustive guide to this beloved author’s world, organized in a handy A-to-Z format. The first edition of this book covered Vonnegut’s work through This new and updated edition encompasses his writing through his death in /5(7).

    Vonnegut Encyclopedia quantity. Add to cart. Continue Shopping Minimum Qty: 3. Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death () is a satirical novel by Kurt Vonnegut about World War II experiences and journeys through time of a soldier named Billy is generally recognized as Vonnegut's most influential and popular work. [1] Vonnegut's use of the firebombing of Dresden as a central event makes the novel semi-autobiographical, as he.


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Over the course of five decades, Kurt Vonnegut created a complex and interconnected web of characters, settings, and concepts. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is an exhaustive guide to this beloved author’s world, organized in a handy A-to-Z format.

The first edition of this book covered Vonnegut’s work through Vonnegut's first published story, "Report on the Barnhouse Effect," appeared in the 11 February edition of Colliers magazine; he vowed to quit his job at General Electric when he sold four or five more stories. Writing turned out to be a lucrative enterprise, and Vonnegut soon moved to Provincetown, Massachusetts, to write full time.

"The Vonnegut Encyclopedia is the authorized, comprehensive, descriptive catalogue of the characters, themes, phrasing, and imagery found in Kurt Vonnegut's novels, short stories, plays, and essays "--Book Description, Player Piano, first novel by Kurt Vonnegut, published in and reissued in as Utopia This anti-utopian novel employs the standard science-fiction formula of a futuristic world run by machines and of one man’s futile rebellion against that.

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The first edition of this book covered Vonnegut s work through This new and updated edition encompasses his writing through his death in Author: Marc Leeds. Kurt Vonnegut is acknowledged as a major voice in American literature and applauded for his subtle criticisms and sharp portrayal of modern society.

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The first edition of this book covered Vonnegut's work through This new and updated edition encompasses his writing through his death in Brand: Delacorte Press. The Vonnegut Encyclopedia identifies every major and minor Vonnegut character from Celia Aamons to Zog, as well as recurring images and relevant themes from all of Vonnegut’s works, including lesser-known gems like his revisionist libretto for Stravinsky’s opera L’Histoire du soldat and his children’s book Sun Moon Star.

Leeds Reviews: 1.The Vonnegut Encyclopedia by Leeds, Marc/ Vonnegut, Kurt (Frw)/ Vonnegut, Mark, M.D. (Frw) This catalog identifies characters, themes, phrasing and imagery found in 50 years of the work of the prolific, darkly satirical author, including his novels, short stories and essays, along with explanations of significance and quotes from the author.

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