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Experimental fiction

 Subject
Subject Source: Sackner Database

Found in 577 Collections and/or Records:

What the Ambulance Driver Said (a story with sentence diagram) / Wodening, Jane ; Gallo P., 1998

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Identifier: CC-29126-30471
Scope and Contents

Printed by Phil Gallo at the Hermetic Press. This was a New Year's gift from Steve Clay, proprietor of the Granary Books. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1998

Willie Masters Lonesome Wife / Gass, William H.., 1971

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Identifier: CC-43047-45094
Scope and Contents Cloud books provided the following annotation: "Gass's attempt to direct attention to the process of how literature unfolds on the page and his request that both critics and raeders pay more attention to the "building blocks of literature" - the way words are used in physically constructing the shape and edifice of the book - was brillaintly executed in this experimental essay/novella. The work embodies Gass's view that literature is language and that a reader should respond to the sensuous body of language with the same sort of excitement and participation that he would to any other sensual experience. Narrated by Baby Babs Masters, the lonseome wife of the title who is lady language herself, Willie Masters emphasizes the sensuous qualities of language - its colors, sounds, shapes, and textures - in almost every conceivable fashion. Each of the four sections of the book is printed on different-colored, different-textured pages; the photographs and large variety of graphic and...
Dates: 1971

Willie Masters Lonesome Wife / Gass, William H.., 1968

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Identifier: CC-43048-45095
Scope and Contents Cloud books provided the following annotation: "Gass's attempt to direct attention to the process of how literature unfolds on the page and his request that both critics and raeders pay more attention to the "building blocks of literature" - the way words are used in physically constructing the shape and edifice of the book - was brillaintly executed in this experimental essay/novella. The work embodies Gass's view that literature is language and that a reader should respond to the sensuous body of language with the same sort of excitement and participation that he would to any other sensual experience. Narrated by Baby Babs Masters, the lonseome wife of the title who is lady language herself, Willie Masters emphasizes the sensuous qualities of language - its colors, sounds, shapes, and textures - in almost every conceivable fashion. Each of the four sections of the book is printed on different-colored, different-textured pages; the photographs and large variety of graphic and...
Dates: 1968

Willie Masters Lonesome Wife / Gass, William H.., 1968

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Identifier: CC-43049-45096
Scope and Contents Cloud books provided the following annotation: "Gass's attempt to direct attention to the process of how literature unfolds on the page and his request that both critics and raeders pay more attention to the "building blocks of literature" - the way words are used in physically constructing the shape and edifice of the book - was brillaintly executed in this experimental essay/novella. The work embodies Gass's view that literature is language and that a reader should respond to the sensuous body of language with the same sort of excitement and participation that he would to any other sensual experience. Narrated by Baby Babs Masters, the lonseome wife of the title who is lady language herself, Willie Masters emphasizes the sensuous qualities of language - its colors, sounds, shapes, and textures - in almost every conceivable fashion. Each of the four sections of the book is printed on different-colored, different-textured pages; the photographs and large variety of graphic and...
Dates: 1968

Willie Masters Lonesome Wife / Gass, William H.., 1992

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Identifier: CC-43050-45097
Scope and Contents Cloud books provided the following annotation: "Gass's attempt to direct attention to the process of how literature unfolds on the page and his request that both critics and readers pay more attention to the "building blocks of literature" - the way words are used in physically constructing the shape and edifice of the book - was brilliantly executed in this experimental essay/novella. The work embodies Gass's view that literature is language and that a reader should respond to the sensuous body of language with the same sort of excitement and participation that he would to any other sensual experience. Narrated by Baby Babs Masters, the lonsome wife of the title who is lady language herself, Willie Masters emphasizes the sensuous qualities of language - its colors, sounds, shapes, and textures - in almost every conceivable fashion. Each of the four sections of the book is printed on different-colored, different-textured pages; the photographs and large variety of graphic and...
Dates: 1992

Yours for the Telling by Raymond Queneau / Crombie, John ; Bourne, Sheila., 1982

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Identifier: CC-03737-3808
Scope and Contents

This identical in design to the French version, Un Conte a Votre Facon, that is also held by the Sackner Archive. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1982

Zeichen Schmelzen Sinn / Zauner, Hansjorg., 1990

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Identifier: CC-00091-94
Scope and Contents

Zauner added a collage even though the ordinary edition is not called for. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1990

Zeitung. No.1-2 / Dencker KP., 1976

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Identifier: CC-00094-97
Scope and Contents

Includes a section that reproduces Dencker's experimental novel. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.

Dates: 1976