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The Resource Mulligan stew: a novel, by Gilbert Sorrentino

Mulligan stew: a novel, by Gilbert Sorrentino

Label
Mulligan stew: a novel
Title
Mulligan stew: a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Gilbert Sorrentino
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As avant-garde novelist Antony Lamont struggles to write a "new wave murder mystery," his frustrating emotional and sexual life wreaks havoc on his work-in-progress. As a result, his narrative (the very book we are reading) turns into a literary "stew": an uproariously funny melange of journal entries, erotic poetry, parodies of all kinds, love letters, interviews, and lists as Hugh Kenner in Harper's wrote, "for another such virtuoso of the List you'd have to resurrect Joyce." Soon, Lamont's characters (on loan from F. Scott Fitzgerald, Flann O'Brien, James Joyce, and Dashiell Hammet) take on lives of their own, completely sabotaging his narrative. Sorrentino has vastly extended the possibilities of what a novel can be in this extraordinary work, which both parodies and pays homage to the art of fiction
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UkLiU
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Sorrentino, Gilbert
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Fiction
  • Novelists
Label
Mulligan stew: a novel, by Gilbert Sorrentino
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9780394507170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Mulligan stew: a novel, by Gilbert Sorrentino
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9780394507170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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