Books Like Snow White by Donald Barthelme | Suggested Reading

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Barthelme's allusive postmodern style also plays an important part in "A Shower of Gold" (1964) and "The Indian Uprising" (1965). An early story, later retitled "Me and Miss Mandible" (1961) makes use of comic disparity (an adult misassigned to an elementary school classroom) in a way that anticipates Snow White (modern characters attempting to live out fairy tale roles). "The Balloon" focuses on the interpretive indeterminacy which characterizes so many of Barthelme's stories and novels, especially the summarily ended Snow White.

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Snow White from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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