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Stanley Elkin


USA flag (1930 - 1995)

Stanley Elkin was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. His extravagant, satirical fiction revolves around American consumerism, popular culture, and male-female relationships.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Boswell (1964)
   A Bad Man (1968)
   The Dick Gibson Show (1971)
   The Making of Ashenden (1972)
   Alex and the Gypsy (1976)
     aka The Bailbondsman
   The Franchiser (1976)
   The Living End (1979)
   George Mills (1982)
   The Magic Kingdom (1985)
   The Rabbi of Lud (1987)
   The Six Year-Old Man (1988)
   The MacGuffin (1991)
   Mrs. Ted Bliss (1995)
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Stanley Elkin recommends
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Enchantment (1984)
Daphne Merkin
"Daphne Merkin's exquisitely written novel about a young woman who can't let go and who never learned to cut her losses is a supremely delicate and intelligent fiction . . . I quite admire the book."

Anthologies containing stories by Stanley Elkin

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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1991) : The MacGuffin
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1994) : Van Gogh's Room at Arles


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