On the Way to My Father's Funeral: New & Selected Stories

On the Way to My Father s Funeral New Selected Stories Here are thirteen new stories and Baumbach s selected previous works which have appeared in such diverse compilations as Byrne s Book of Great Pool Stories The Best American Short Stories and Trans
  • Title: On the Way to My Father's Funeral: New & Selected Stories
  • Author: Jonathan Baumbach
  • ISBN: 9780972336338
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Paperback
  • On the Way to My Father's Funeral: New & Selected Stories
    Here are thirteen new stories and Baumbach s selected previous works, which have appeared in such diverse compilations as Byrne s Book of Great Pool Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and Transgressions The Iowa Anthology of Innovative Fiction collected together for the first time Whether they star a King Kong like giant ape with a human sized penis or a mild mannHere are thirteen new stories and Baumbach s selected previous works, which have appeared in such diverse compilations as Byrne s Book of Great Pool Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and Transgressions The Iowa Anthology of Innovative Fiction collected together for the first time Whether they star a King Kong like giant ape with a human sized penis or a mild mannered psychologist with a fondness for female patients or a female patient with a fondness for mild mannered psychologists, Baumbach consistently reinvents traditional character type and the traditional story.
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    About " Jonathan Baumbach "

  • Jonathan Baumbach

    Born in Brooklyn, New York on July 5, 1933 Married Annette Grant fourth wife on Dec 18, 2004 Former wives Naomi Miller, Elinor Berkman, Georgia Brown Children David, Nina, Noah and Nico A.B English Brooklyn College, MFA Playwriting Columbia University, Ph.D English and American Lit , Stanford University Fellowships include Guggenheim, National Endowment of the Arts, Merrill Invented in 1973 with Peter Spielberg Fiction Collective, the first fiction writers cooperative in America reinvented in 1988 as FC2 An unintentionally well kept secret among contemporary American novelists Author of 14 books of fiction

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  • For the past thirty years, Jonathan Baumbach has been a metafictionist with a lower case m In numerous amusing ways he calls attention to the fiction he is creating as in The Adventures of King Dong when a primary character has a degree in Anthropomorphology but his means are always subtle Baumbach is not out to break narrative flow or make large, disruptive statements about the falseness of fiction Rather, he is content to tell a good story, which he infallibly does, with a sly wink, wink, nudg [...]


  • The Best Novels You ve Never ReadSixty one critics reveal their favorite underrated book of the past ten years.ON THE WAY TO MY FATHER S FUNERALBy Jonathan BaumbachHe came of age with widely known writers like Donald Barthelme and Robert Coover It s a terrible mistake that his name isn t often mentioned along with theirs Michael CunninghamDOMINIONBy Calvin BakerLess jaded than Colson Whitehead, less kitschy than Toni Morrison, Calvin Baker is my favorite contemporary African American novelist, [...]


  • Jonathan Baumbach s stories contain unfathomable dealings and coincidences that would leave a reader in confusion were it not for the certainty, the confidence of his prose Again and again, in his stories, he weaves strands apart and together, with utter control and sureness His stories are remarkably free of clich except when in subverting a clich , he can accomplish a great advancement in the plot, in the characters, or, with much of the humor in his stories, for the simple love of playing wit [...]


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