At Millennium's End: New Essays on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut / Edition 1

At Millennium's End: New Essays on the Work of Kurt Vonnegut / Edition 1

by Kevin Alexander Boon
     
 

“When I look back at my incredibly lucky career as a writer, it seems that there was never time to think. It was as though I were skiing down a steep and hazardous mountain slope. When I look back at the marks my skis made in the snow on the way down, I only now realize that I wrote again and again about people who behaved decently in an indecent society.”… See more details below

Overview

“When I look back at my incredibly lucky career as a writer, it seems that there was never time to think. It was as though I were skiing down a steep and hazardous mountain slope. When I look back at the marks my skis made in the snow on the way down, I only now realize that I wrote again and again about people who behaved decently in an indecent society.” — From the Foreword by Kurt Vonnegut

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791449301
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Kurt Vonnegut

Introduction
WHAT TO DO WHEN A POOL-PAH IS YOUR ZAH-MAH-KI-BO
Kevin Alexander Boon

1. VONNEGUT THE ESSAYIST
Jerome Klinkowitz

2. VONNEGUT AND AESTHETIC HUMANSIM
David Andrews

3. QUANTUM LEAPS IN THE VONNEGUT MINDFIELD
Loree Rackstraw

4. VONNEGUT'S GOODBYE: KURT SENIOR, HEMINGWAY, AND KILGORE TROUT
Lawrence R. Broer

5. YOU CANNOT WIN, YOU CANNOT BREAK EVEN, YOU CANNOT GET OUT OF THE GAME: KURT VONNEGUT AND THE NOTION OF PROGRESS
Donald E. Morse

6. SCIENCE AND SENSIBILITY IN THE SHORT FICTION OF KURT VONNEGUT
Jeff Karon

7. KURT VONNEGUT: LUDIC LUDDITE
Hartley S. Spatt

8. NARRATIVE, SELF, AND MORALITY IN THE WRITING OF KURT VONNEGUT
Bill Gholson

9. APOCALYPTIC GRUMBLING: POSTMODERN HUMANISM IN THE WORK OF KURT VONNEGUT
Todd F. Davis

10. VONNEGUT FILMS
Kevin Alexander Boon and David Pringle

List of Contributors

Index

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