‘Some people’, Miss R. said, ‘run to conceits or wisdom but I hold to the hard, brown, nutlike word. I might point out that there is enough aesthetic excitement here to satisfy anyone but a damned fool.’
No tale ever happened in the way we tell it. But the moral is always correct.
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|Birth:||7th April, 1931|
|Death:||23rd July, 1989|
|Profession:||Author, Novelist, Professor|
Donald Barthelme was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was an American author, novelist, and professor. He also worked as a newspaper reporter for the Houston Post, was managing editor of Location magazine, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston. He is a professor at various universities. He produced four novels characterized by the same fragmentary style: Snow White, The Dead Father, Paradise, and The King.
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