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Abish, Walter

Overview
Works: 87 works in 275 publications in 7 languages and 6,456 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Experimental fiction  Didactic fiction  Biography  Short stories  Fairy tales  Folk literature  Pictorial works  Fables  Short stories, American 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PS3551.B5, 813.54
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How German is it = Wie Deutsch ist es : a novel by Walter Abish( Book )

35 editions published between 1900 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ulrich Hargenau testifies against fellow members of a German terrorist group in order to save himself and his wife, Paula, and contemplates the nature of his German heritage
Eclipse fever by Walter Abish( Book )

28 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sordid web set in modern Mexico, involving a Mexican writer, his estranged wife, their runaway daughter, an American industrialist, his wife, and an unscrupulous art dealer
In the future perfect by Walter Abish( Book )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical Africa by Walter Abish( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "linguistic tour de force, high comedy set in an imaginary dark continent that expands and contracts with ineluctable precision, as one by one the author adds the letters of the alphabet to his book, and then subtracts them. While the 'geoglyphic' African landscape forms and crumbles, it is, among other things, attacked by an army of driver ants, invaded by Zanzibar, painted orange by the transvestite Queen Quat of Tanzania, and becomes a hunting ground for a pair of murderous jewel thieves tracking down their nymphomaniac moll."--Page 4 of cover
The Best American short stories, 1981( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minds meet by Walter Abish( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

99, the new meaning by Walter Abish( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American poetry : states of the art by Bradford Morrow( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For fall 2000, Conjunctions completes the second of its ambitious two volume project that began with the American Fiction issue, published this spring. Conjunctions: 35, American Poetry: States of the Art, presents some 75 American poets whose work explores and redefines contemporary American poetry and where it may be headed in the future.American Poetry gathers newly commissioned and unpublished work from a diverse group of poets -- young voices to recognized masters -- all of whom practice their art at the front edge of innovation. Here is a collection that promises to be a necessary tool for anyone interested in the luminous and diverse states of the American poem as it enters its new century. -- from http://www.goodreads.com (April 3, 2014)
Conjunctions : bi--annual volumes of new writing( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A portfolio of twelve emerging poets."--Jacket
Alphabetical Africa = Alphabetisches Afrika by Walter Abish( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How German is it : a novel = Wie deutsch ist es by Walter Abish( Book )

9 editions published between 1979 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conjunctions 42 : cinema lingua : writers respond to film( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American fiction : states of the art( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

99, der neue Sinn by Walter Abish( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in German and English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tan alemanes by Walter Abish( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tan alemanes considerada por la crítica como una de las novelas nortemericanas más ambiciosas y estilísticamente innovadoras de la década de los 80, se lee, pese a su gran complejidad como una apasionante obra de suspense
Cecile Abish firsthand by Cecile Abish( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Duel site by Walter Abish( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allemand, dites-vous? by Walter Abish( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alphabetical Africa by Walter Abish( Book )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1995 in Undetermined and English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

40 x 40 : forty works by forty writers( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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How German is it = Wie Deutsch ist es : a novel How German is it : a novel = Wie deutsch ist es
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Eclipse feverAlphabetical Africa99, the new meaningAmerican poetry : states of the artConjunctions : bi--annual volumes of new writingHow German is it : a novel = Wie deutsch ist esConjunctions 42 : cinema lingua : writers respond to filmAmerican fiction : states of the art
Alternative Names
Ebiš, Volter

Ebiš, Volter 1931-

Walter Abish

Walter Abish Amerikaans schrijver

Walter Abish amerikansk författare

Walter Abish amerikansk skribent

Walter Abish amerykański pisarz

Walter Abish Austrian-American author

Walter Abish écrivain américain

Walter Abish scrittore statunitense

Walter Abish US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Абиш Уолтер

Уолтер Абиш американский писатель

Ուոլտեր Աբիշ

אביש, וולטר

والتر آبیش نویسنده آمریکایی

アビッシュ, ウォルター

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