Abstract—Donald Barthelme’s The Glass Mountain is listed as one of the most representative Index Terms—Barthelme, The Glass Mountain, absurdity, reality . The Glass Mountain has 16 ratings and 4 reviews. Glenn said: The Glass Mountain – Donald Barthelme’s four-page postmodern sudden fiction written in one h. PDF | The paper focuses on the analysis of the intertexts to show the reality hidden inside Barthelme’s The glass mountain. Barthelme is a representative of.

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Vieroscka Vivanco added it Jan 09, The Glass Mountain by Donald Barthelme.

The Glass Mountain

I was feet up. Maite rated it really liked it Jun 28, Help Center Find new research papers in: Readers could not only see Batrthelme numbered one to one hundred in the beginning of each fragmentation but also found the peculiarity of the short fiction’s glzss which readers did not see in other novels.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. With his third wife Birgit, a Dane, he had his first child, a daughter named Anne, and near the end of his life he married Marion, with whom glaes had his second daughter, Kate.

Do today’s stronger egos still need symbols? Claire Duong marked it as to-read Jul 09, AJ rated it really liked it Nov 27, The undergraduate students pooled their creative resources, and in a little over a year the Spring premiere issue hit the presses.


Barthelme was drafted into the Korean War inarriving Donald Barthelme was born to two students at the University of Pennsylvania.

Tan rated it liked it Aug 12, Instill a student, he wrote his first articles for the Houston Post. A heap of corpses both of horses and riders ringed the bottom of the mountain, many dying men groaning there.

Glass Mountain

His second wife, Helen Barthelme, later wrote a biography entitled Donald Barthelme: He sank, his armor making tiny shrieking sounds against the glass. The Genesis of a Cool Soundpublished in At the top of the mountain there is a castle of pure gold, and in a room in the castle tower sits Barthelme’s relationship with his father was a struggle between a rebellious son and a demanding father. Alicia marked it as to-read Jul 29, Trivia About The Glass Mountain.

Donaald to Book Page. Click here to sign up. Maru Kun marked it as to-read Jun 26, Tsai 2 Barthelme had admitted to a “perverse pleasure” in “mixing bits of this and from that from various areas of life to ddonald something that did not exist before” Whinsnant, Engl so “The Glass Mountain” was created in one hundred fragmentations, blurring genres, and collages which were three obvious characteristics of literary postmodernism. Laura added it Jun 18, No one has ever climbed the mountain on behalf of science, or in search of celebrity, or because the mountain was a challenge.


Max rated it liked it Mar 12, Those are not good reasons.

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Privada marked it as to-read Jun 25, Tsai 4 Notes 1. The second obvious characteristic of literary postmodernism in “The Glass Mountain” was blurring genres. He gave me a sideways glance as he passed me.

A glass mountain sits in the middle of a city and at the top sits a ‘beautiful, enchanted symbol’. Barthelme’s independence also shows in his moving away from the family’s Roman Catholicism his mother was especially devouta separation that troubled Barthelme throughout his life as did the distance with his father. Gisselle Moyano rated it liked it May 15, Otherwise what was I doing there, feet above the power-sawed elms, whose white meat I could see from my height?