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Published by Deutsch in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Updike.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3571.P4 A93 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3918190M
LC Control Number81484343

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Assorted prose by Updike, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Genre/Form: Essays Prose (texts) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Updike, John. Assorted prose. New York, Knopf, (OCoLC) Document Type. Get this from a library! Assorted prose. [John Updike] -- A collection of non-fictional prose by the American novelist and poet, including parodies, autobiographical essays, and book reviews. ASSORTED PROSE includes Updike's early essays of humor and parody, some reportage for The New Yorker's "Talk of the Town," his description of Ted Williams' last appearance in Fenway Park, several semi- autobiographical first person accounts, and numerous book reviews. These all give us a well-rounded observation of the author.

  Editorial Reviews. Assorted Prose [delivers] wonderfully funny parodies, brilliant analyses of style, passionate memories, stunning forays into love and expectation and cruelty, and a voice very much involved with the extraordinary act of living, the art of wonder, the art of art.”—The New York Times Book Review “John Updike has never yet parted with a word before its shape conformed to Pages: Assorted Prose, Paperback by Updike, John, ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US A collection of non-fictional prose by the American novelist and poet, including parodies, autobiographical essays, and book reviews. Updike, still in his early thirties, is probably the most gifted, certainly the most prolific, writer of his generation. In the mere space of five years or so, he has given us three novels, two collections of short stories, and two collections of poems. By even the most exacting standards, it is an impressive achievement. For our further astonishment he now presents the best of his occasional.   Assorted Poems and Purple Prose book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A collection of unconventional short stories and poe /5.

John Updike - Assorted Prose by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" "World war II". Assorted Prose Author Updike, John Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Good Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 X ISBN 13 Publisher Alfred A. Knopf Place of Publication New York, Ny This edition first published Ap Assorted Prose. by John Updike. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Beckett, and others, the earliest efforts of the book reviewer who would go on to become, in The New York Times's estimation, "the pre-eminent critic of his generation." Updike called this collection "motley but not unshapely." Some would call it a classic of its kind.