John Barth

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John Barth‘s novels include Once Upon a Time: A Floating Opera; The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor; Tidewater Tales; Sabbatical: A Romance; Giles Goat-Boy or, The Revised New Syllabus; and The Sot-Weed Factor. His two short story collections are On with the Story and Lost in the Funhouse.

Mr. Barth has written, “We tell stories and listen to them because we live stories and live in them. Narrative equals language equals life: To cease to narrate…is to die.” Mr. Barth, who is professor emeritus at Johns Hopkins University, received the Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.



John Barth elsewhere on Lannan.org

John Barth, 1998, (Literary: Awards, Fellowships, and Grants)
John Barth with Michael Silverblatt, 2001, (Events)

John Barth Lannan Podcast Episodes

John Barth with Michael Silverblatt, 25 April 2001 - Audio
John Barth, Reading, 25 April 2001 - Video
John Barth with Michael Silverblatt, Conversation, 25 April 2001 - Video


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