This author gives a pointed inspection of Paul Bowles' short stories including interviews, letters, prefaces and other biographical materials that span over ten years and closing with a collection of public commentaries on his writings.
Pt. 1. The Short Fiction. The Delicate Prey and Other Stories. A Hundred Camels in the Courtyard. The Time of Friendship. Things Gone and Things Still Here. Midnight Mass. Unwelcome Words and Other Stories Pt. 2. The Writer. Interview, 1975. Interview, 1965. Interview, 1971. Interview, 1981. Interview, 1974. Interview, 1986. Talk with Paul Bowles. Interview, 1988. Preface to A Hundred Camels. Preface to A Distant Episode. From Without Stopping. Notebook Entries. [Christianity]. Excerpts from Letters to Millicent Dillon Pt. 3. The Critics. Norman Mailer. Tennessee Williams. Charles Jackson. John J. Maloney. The New Yorker. Letters from Alice B. Toklas. Letter from Jane Bowles. Leslie A. Fiedler. Ihab Hassan. Oliver Evans. Ned Rorem. Lawrence D. Stewart. Time. R. G. G. Price. Times Literary Supplement. Bernard Bergonzi. Maureen Howard. Gore Vidal. Joyce Carol Oates. Stephen Koch. Michael Krekorian. Conger Beasley, Jr. Gilbert Sorrentino. Wendy Lesser. Catherine Rainwater. Publisher's Weekly
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-262) and index.
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