is an LETTERS epistolary novel by the American writer John Barth, published in 1979. It consists of a series of letters in which Barth and the characters of his other books interact.
In addition to the Author and Germaine Pitt (or 'Lady Amherst', unrelated to any of Barth's previous novels), the correspondents are: Todd Andrews (from
), Jacob Horner (from The Floating Opera ), A.B. Cook (a descendent of Burlingame in The End of the Road ), Jerome Bray (associated with The Sot-Weed Factor and Giles Goat-Boy ) and Ambrose Mensch (from Chimera ). Lost in the Funhouse
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Marjorie Godlin Roemer (1987). "The Paradigmatic Mind: John Barth's LETTERS". Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 33, No. 1) 33 (1): 38–50. doi: 10.2307/441331. JSTOR 441331.
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