Paul Bowles

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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 The Short Fiction
The Delicate Prey and Other Stories 3
A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard 43
The Time of Friendship 53
Things Gone and Things Still Here 88
Midnight Mass 102
Unwelcome Words and Other Stories 119
Epilogue 132
Notes to Part 1 134
Pt. 2 The Writer
Introduction 143
Interview, 1975 144
Interview, 1965 155
Interview, 1971 156
Interview, 1981 163
Interview, 1974 172
Interview, 1986 178
Talk with Paul Bowles 180
Interview, 1988 182
Preface to A Hundred Camels 191
Preface to A Distant Episode 194
From Without Stopping 195
Notebook Entries 197
[Christianity] 198
Excerpts from Letters to Millicent Dillon 199
Pt. 3 The Critics
Introduction 203
Norman Mailer 206
Tennessee Williams 207
Charles Jackson 209
John J. Maloney 211
The New Yorker 212
Letters from Alice B. Toklas 213
Letter from Jane Bowles 215
Leslie A. Fiedler 217
Ihab Hassan 218
Oliver Evans 223
Ned Rorem 226
Lawrence D. Stewart 228
Time 229
R. G. G. Price 230
Times Literary Supplement 231
Bernard Bergonzi 232
Maureen Howard 233
Gore Vidal 235
Joyce Carol Oates 239
Stephen Koch 242
Michael Krekorian 244
Conger Beasley, Jr. 245
Gilbert Sorrentino 246
Wendy Lesser 247
Catherine Rainwater 249
Publisher's Weekly 251
Chronology 253
Selected Bibliography 256
Index 263
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