3.02.2004

Donald Barthelme: a selected bibliography (with partial thanks to William G. Contento and additions/corrections by this article’s author)

Two out of Four Novels:

Snow White: a humorous and sometimes crude retelling of Snow White

The Dead Father: James Morrow owes an idea-from-the-ether debt here, or at least Don B. anticipated him by a few decades (read both takes and decide for yourself).

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Collections & Re-collections (12-ish):

Any and all!

Sixty Stories

Forty Stories

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Twenty Stories and an Essay in Forty-Five Major Anthologies:

"At the end of the mechanical age"
1) Selected shorts, volume I [sound recording] : [a celebration of the short story, Symphony Space, 1989.

“The Balloon,” (ss) New Yorker Apr 1966
1) SF12, ed. Judith Merril, Delacorte 1968
2) Science Fiction: The Future, ed. Dick Allen, HBJ 1971
3) The Harper Anthology of Fiction, ed. Sylvan Barnet, Longman 1991
4) Telling Stories: An Anthology for Writers, ed. Joyce Carol Oates, W. W. Norton 1998
5) Innovations, ed. Robert L. McLaughlin, Dalkey Archive Press 1998
6) Wonderful town : New York stories from The New Yorker, ed. David Remnick, Random House, 2000.

“Basil from Her Garden,” (ss) New Yorker Oct 21 ’85
1) The Best American Short Stories 1986, ed. Raymond Carver & Shannon Ravenel, Houghton Mifflin 1986
2) On the couch : great American stories about therapy, Erica Kates, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1997.

“Captain Blood,” (ss) Overnight to Many Distant Cities, Putnam 1987
1) New Mystery, ed. Jerone Charyn, Dutton 1993

“A City of Churches,” (ss)
1) The Best American Short Stories 1973, ed. Martha Foley, Ballantine, 1973
2) Science Fiction, ed. Herbert Kaußen & Dr. Rudi Renné, Munich: Langenscheidt-Longman 1990
3) Short Fiction, ed. Charles H. Bohner & Dean Dougherty, Prentice Hall 1999
4) The Best American Short Stories of the Century, ed. John Updike & Katrina Kenison, Houghton Mifflin 2000

“Cortes and Montezuma,” (ss)
1) The Art of the Tale: An International Anthology of Short Stories, ed. Daniel Halpern, Penguin USA 1989
2) Fiction 50: An Introduction to the Short Story, ed. James H. Pickering, Prentice Hall 1993
3) Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Stories (9th edition), ed. James H. Pickering, Prentice Hall College Div. 2000

“The Death of Edward Lear,” (ss) New Yorker Jan 2 ’71
1) The Literary Ghost, ed. Larry Dark, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1991

“The Emerald,” (nv) Esquire Nov ’79
1) The Best American Short Stories 1980, ed. Stanley Elkin & Shannon Ravenel, Houghton Mifflin, 1980
2) The Slaying of the Dragon, ed. Franz Rottensteiner, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1984
3) The Best American Short Stories of the Eighties, ed. Shannon Ravenel, Houghton Mifflin, 1990

“Game,” (ss) New Yorker Jul 31 1965
1) The 11th Annual of the Year’s Best S-F, ed. Judith Merril, Delacorte 1966
2) The War Book, ed. James Sallis 1969
3) Anti Story: an anthology of experimental fiction, ed. Philip Stevick, The Free Press, 1971
4) Vintage Book of Amnesia, ed. Jonathan Lethem, Random House/Vintage 2000

“The Genius,” (ss) New Yorker Feb 1971
1) Best SF: 1971, ed. Harry Harrison & Brian W. Aldiss, G.P. Putnam’s 1972

“The Glass Mountain,” (ss) City Life, 1970
1) The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, ed. Alison Lurie, Oxford University Press, 1993

“The Indian Uprising,” (ss) New Yorker Mar 6 ’65
1) To Read Literature, ed. Donald Hall, Holt, 1981
2) Norton Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, R. V. Cassill, Norton 1987
3) Major American Short Stories, ed. A. Walton Litz, Oxford University Press 1994
4) The American Short Story and Its Writer: An Anthology, ed. Ann Charters, Bedford Books 1995
5) The Granta Book of the American Short Story, ed. Richard Ford, Penguin/Granta 1998
6) The Longman Anthology of Short Fiction, ed. Dana Gioia & R. S. Gwynn, Longman 2000

“Me and Miss Mandible,” (ss)
1) Norton Anthology of Short Fiction: Sixth Edition, ed. R. V. Cassill & Richard Bausch, W. W. Norton & Co. 2000

“Not Knowing” (essay)
1) Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses XI, ed. Bill Henderson, 1988

“The Piano Player,” (ss) New Yorker Aug 31 1963
1) Fantastic Worlds, ed. Eric S. Rabkin, Oxford University Press 1979
2) Stories: An Anthology and an Introduction, ed. Eric S. Rabkin, Longman 1994

“The Police Band,” (ss)
1) The American Short Story and Its Writer: An Anthology, ed. Ann Charters, Bedford Books 1999

“The President,” (ss)
1) The American Short Story and Its Writer: An Anthology, ed. Ann Charters, Bedford Books 1987

“Report,” (ss) New Yorker 1966
1) Inside Information, ed. Abbe Mowshowitz, Addison-Wesley 1977

“The Sandman,” (ss)
1) A Web of Stories: An Introduction to Short Fiction, ed. Jon Ford & Marjorie Ford, Prentice Hall 1998

“The School,” (ss)
1) American Short Stories (6th edition), ed. Eugene Current-Garcia & Bert Hitchcock, Addison-Wesley Pub Co. 1966
2) The Oxford book of American short stories, ed. Joyce Carol Oates, Oxford University Press, 1992.
3) You’ve Got to Read This, ed. Ron Hansen & Jim Shepard, Harperperennial Library 1994
4) Modern Fiction about School Teaching, ed. Jay S. Blanchard & Ursula Casanova, Allyn & Bacon 1996
5) Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, ed. Lex Williford & Michael Martone, Scribner 1999
6) Texas Bound Book III, ed. Kay Cattarulla, Southern Methodist University Press 2001
7) American Short Stories (7th edition), ed. Eugene Current-Garcia & Bert Hitchcock, Longman 2001

“See the Moon?,” (ss), 1964
1) Postmodern American Fiction, ed. Paula Geyh, Fred G. Leebron & Andrew Levy, Norton, 1997

“Sentence,” (ss), 1970, New Yorker
1) Super Fiction or The American Story Transformed, ed. Joe David Bellamy, Vintage, 1975
2) Postmodern American Fiction, ed. Paula Geyh, Fred G. Leebron & Andrew Levy, Norton, 1997

“?”
1) Single Voice: An Anthology of Contemporary Fiction, ed. Jerome Charyn, Collier, 1969

“?”
1) The Best American Short Stories 1975, ed. Martha Foley, Ballantine, 1975

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