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Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers

(1967)
A collection of stories by

 
These nine stories reveal a dazzling variety of styles, tones and subject matter. Among them are some of Stanley Elkin's finest, including the fabulistic "On a Field, Rampant," the farcical "Perlmutter at the East Pole," and the stylized "A Poetics for Bullies." Despite the diversity of their form and matter, each of these stories shares Elkin's nimble, comic, antic imagination, a dedication to the value of form and language, and a concern with a single theme: the tragic inadequacy of a simplistic response to life.

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June 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers: Criers & Kibitzers, Kibitzers & Criers
Author(s): Stanley Elkin
ISBN: 1-56478-234-4 / 978-1-56478-234-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press
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August 1990 : USA Paperback
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Title: Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers: Stories (Classic Reprint Series)
Author(s): Stanley Elkin
ISBN: 1-56025-005-4 / 978-1-56025-005-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Pr
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August 1980 : USA Paperback
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Title: Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers
Author(s): Stanley Elkin
ISBN: 0-446-91543-2 / 978-0-446-91543-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Warner Books
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June 1973 : USA Paperback

Title: Criers and Kibitzers
Author(s): Stanley Elkin
ISBN: 0-452-25077-3 / 978-0-452-25077-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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Kindle Editions

October 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Criers & Kibitzers, Kibitzers & Criers
Author(s): Stanley Elkin
Publisher: Open Road Media
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