Kurt Vonnegut

Standard Name: Vonnegut, Kurt,, Jr

Connections

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Friends, Associates Penelope Mortimer
PM counted among her friends and acquaintances many well-known names from literature and the cinema. In Rome she met Bette Davis and Dirk Bogarde . In New York she met director Alain Resnais and producers...
Textual Production Ursula K. Le Guin
The Dangerous Visions series was already established. Other contributors to this volume included Joanna Russ , Josephine Saxton , James Tiptree, Jr (real name Alice Sheldon ), Ray Bradbury , and Kurt Vonnegut .
OCLC WorldCat. http://www.oclc.org/firstsearch/content/worldcat/. Accessed 1999.
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Textual Production Anne Sexton
AS felt pressed for money as she was writing these poetic narratives, thinking about the looming burden of college bills for her elder daughter. She worked on this book in conjunction with the next two...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Zadie Smith
Her subjects include George Eliot 's Middlemarch, Zora Neale Hurston , Franz Kafka , Vonnegut and Salinger as cult figures, Roland Barthes and Vladimir Nabokov (pitted against each other as attacker and booster of...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Christine Brooke-Rose
The subjects of CBR 's exploration here are the idea of genre, science fiction in relation to realism, the act of interpretation, and syntactic complementarity. Brooke-Rose considers these issues in relation to the fictional...

Timeline

13-14 February 1945: Somewhere between 50,000 and 135,000 people...

National or international item

13-14 February 1945

Somewhere between 50,000 and 135,000 people were killed during the British bombing of Dresden.

1946: William Joyce, born in New York of an Irish-American...

National or international item

1946

William Joyce , born in New York of an Irish-American father and English mother, was hanged for treason on account of his pro-Nazi broadcasts during the war.

Texts

Vonnegut, Kurt, and Laurie Clancy. “Running Experiments Off: An Interview”. Conversations with Kurt Vonnegut, edited by William Rodney Allen, Mississippi University Press, 1988, pp. 46-56.