From Hollywood B-movies to Hollywood classics, A Night at the Movies invents what "might have happened" in these Saturday afternoon matinees. Mad scientists, vampires, cowboys, dance-men, Chaplin, and Bogart, all flit across Robert Coover's riotously funny screen, doing things and uttering lines that are as shocking to them as they are funny to the reader. As Coover's Program announces, you will get Coming Attractions, The Weekly Serial, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, and more, but turned upside-down and inside-out.
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Robert Coover was born in Charles City, Iowa, in 1932. He is widely regarded as one of America's most influential living writers. He graduated from Indiana University in 1955, and from the University of Chicago in 1965.
His first novel, The Origin of Brunists, was published in 1966 and won the William Faulkner Award that same year. Among his other works are A Night at the Movies (1987), Ghost Town (1998), and The Adventures of Lucky Pierre (2002). Coover has served as writer in residence at many universities and workshops, and currently teaches experimental writing at Brown University.
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Book Description Collier Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0020191200
Book Description Collier Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0020191200
Book Description Collier Books, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 20191200