Understanding Kurt Vonnegut (Understanding Contemporary American Literature) (Paperback)

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Understanding Kurt Vonnegut is a critical analysis of Vonnegut's fiction as a point of entrance for students and general readers alike. In close readings of Vonnegut's novels, William Rodney Allen examines the distinctive stylistic, thematic, and formally innovative elements that earned Vonnegut (1922-2007) a mass following, especially among young readers, as well as critical respect among scholars.

About the Author


William Rodney Allen teaches English at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in Natchitoches. His other books include Walker Percy: A Southern Wayfarer, Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut, and The Coen Brothers: Interviews.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781570038860
ISBN-10: 1570038864
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication Date: October 2nd, 2009
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Understanding Contemporary American Literature