Grove Press Reader, 1951-2001

ISBN-10: 0802137806

ISBN-13: 9780802137807

Edition: 2001

Authors: S. E. Gontarski

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List price: $12.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

S. E. Gontarski is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University, USA. He has been awarded four National Endowment for the Humanities research grants, has twice been awarded Fulbright Professorships, has been Guest Editor of the following: American Book Review, The Review of Contemporary Fiction , and Modern Fiction Studies and most recently Drammaturgia .nbsp; He is the author or editor of 15 books, including Samuel Beckett: The Complete Short Prose, 1928-1989 (Grove Press, 1996),nbsp; The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett, Volume IV: The Shorter Plays (Grove Press (U. S.) and Faber and Faber (U.K.), 1999),nbsp; A Companion To Samuel Beckett (Wiley/Blackwell, 2010), Beckett after Beckett (ed. with Anthony Uhlmann, University Press of Florida, 2006), The Faber Companion to Samuel Beckett: A Reader's Guide to His Life, Works, and Thought (with C. J. Ackerly, Faber and Faber, 2006), The Grove Press Reader, 1951-2001 (Grove Press, 2001), Modernism, Censorship and the Politics of Publishing (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000). He is also General Editor of two book series: "Crosscurrents: Comparative Studies in European Literature and Philosophy" (University Press of Florida) and "Anthem Studies in Theatre and Performance" (Anthem Press, London).nbsp;

Introduction: The Life and Times of Grove Press
The 1950s
Barney Rosset Interviews Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, WNET Radio (1959)p. 3
from The Monk (1952)p. 10
"Must We Burn Sade?" (1953)p. 17
Letters (1953-1955)p. 25
from Waiting for Godot (1954)p. 39
from Molloy (1955)p. 41
"The Bald Soprano: The Tragedy of Language" (1964)p. 48
from The Bald Soprano (1956)p. 52
"Written Address to the Italian Judge" (1963)p. 61
from The Subterraneans (1958)p. 64
"The Theater and Cruelty" (1958)p. 70
from Lady Chatterley's Lover (1959)p. 73
Letters to Barney Rosset (1959)p. 81
The 1960s
The 1960s: Within a Budding Grovep. 87
"The Novelist as Editor: An Interview with S. E. Gontarski"p. 97
Preface to The New American Poetry, 1945-1960 (1960)p. 103
from Cain's Book (1960)p. 106
from In the Labyrinth (1960)p. 112
from Moderato Cantabile (1960)p. 120
"Statement in Support of the Freedom to Read: from Evergreen Review (1962)p. 126
on Tropic of Cancer from The Paris Review (1997)p. 132
Preface to Tropic of Cancer (1963)p. 134
from Tropic of Cancer (1961)p. 136
from The Labyrinth of Solitude (1961)p. 140
"The Babylon Lottery" (1962)p. 145
on Naked Lunch (1964)p. 150
from Naked Lunch (1962)p. 152
from My Life and Loves (1963)p. 159
Introduction to City of Night (1984)p. 170
from City of Night (1963)p. 175
"About Evergreen Review No. 32" (1964)p. 182
from The Thief's Journal (1964)p. 184
from Last Exit to Brooklyn (1964)p. 191
from Justine (1965)p. 199
from The Homecoming (1965)p. 209
from My Secret Life (1966)p. 216
from Sheeper (1967)p. 224
"Uncle Tom's Cabin: Alternate Ending" (1967)p. 229
from Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1967)p. 233
from Bolivian Diaries (1968)p. 241
from The Wretched of the Earth (1968)p. 251
from Big Time Buck White (1969)p. 258
from A Personal Matter (1969)p. 266
The 1970s and 1980s
"Grove in the '70s"p. 279
from American Buffalo (1977)p. 285
from A Confederacy of Dunces (1980)p. 297
Ohio Impromptu (1981)p. 306
from Spanking the Maid (1982)p. 310
from Blood and Guts in High School (1984)p. 314
from Hurlyburly (1985)p. 320
"Fathering" (1988)p. 324
from Closer (1989)p. 330
The 1990s
"Grove in the '90s"p. 339
from Kitchen (1993)p. 341
"Romero's Shirt" (1994)p. 346
"Coming Close to Donna" (1994)p. 352
from The Painted Bird (1995)p. 355
from The Butcher and Other Erotica (1996)p. 364
from The Magic Christian (1996)p. 368
from Che: A Revolutionary Life (1997)p. 371
from Great Apes (1997)p. 375
from The Passion (1997)p. 379
from The Ultimate Intimacy (1998)p. 388
from The Long Night of White Chickens (1998)p. 394
from Mr. Spaceman (2000)p. 397
from The Natural Order of Things (2000)p. 400
from Suicide Blonde (2000)p. 405
"The Toughest Indian in the World" (2001)p. 409
Acknowledgmentsp. 419
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