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The Friday Book

Essays and Other Nonfiction
A non fiction book by

This nonfiction work is what Barth callls "an arrangement of essays and occaisonal lectures, some previously published, most not, most on matters literary, some not, accumulated over 30 years or so of writing, teaching and teaching writing". Barth speculates on the future of literature and the literature of the future. He looks back too upon historical fiction and fictitous history.


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Hardback Editions

October 1984 : USA Hardback

Title: The Friday Book
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-399-12997-9 / 978-0-399-12997-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

January 1997 : USA Paperback

Title: The Friday Book (Maryland Paperback Bookshelf)
Author(s): Professor John Barth
ISBN: 0-8018-5557-8 / 978-0-8018-5557-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
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November 1985 : USA Paperback

Title: The Friday Book: Essays and Other Nonfiction
Author(s): John Barth
ISBN: 0-399-51209-8 / 978-0-399-51209-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perigee Trade
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