The Naked i Fictions for the Seventies Author:Ed. Frederick R. Karl and Leo Hamalian In contemporary fiction, the action, the events, the world itself are increasingly reported through the eye of the narrator. The eye, or "i," often serves as the central character as well. In each of the superb and unusual stories which makes up this collection, the naked "i" perceives, creates, and then communicates to the reader its own uniq... more »ue and personal vision of that world.
Includes stories by:
Franz Kafka, Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortazar, Ralph Ellison, Wolfgang Hildesheimer, Vladimir Nabokov, Dylan Thomas, Richard Wright, John Barth, Donald Barthelme, Leonard Cohen, Robert Coover, Jose Donoso, Carlos Fuentes, John Bart Gerald, James Leo Herlihy, Ted Hughes, LeRoi Jones, Jerzy Kosinski, Leonard Michaels, H.L. Mountzoures, Sylvia Plath, James Purdy, Jan Gerhard Toonder, Norman O. Brown, Ken Kesey, and R.D. Laing.« less