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Frolic of His Own -OS

Clement R. Hoopes

Frolic of His Own -OS

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Published by Shambhala Publications .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

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    FormatHardcover
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    Open LibraryOL11358823M
    ISBN 100815955103
    ISBN 109780815955108


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A Frolic of His Own is a postmodern novel by American author William Gaddis. Told largely through dialogue, stream-of-consciousness monologue, and interpolated texts, A Frolic of His Own follows Long Island college professor and playwright Oscar Crease as he becomes embroiled in an ever-growing list of lawsuits, including one against himself.

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A Frolic of His Own follows the legal entanglements of a plagiarized playwright, Oscar Crease, along with his quirky federal judge father, hapless girlfriend, Lily, controlling stepsister, Christina, overworked but affable corporate lawyer, brother-in-law, Harry, and assorted advocates, agents, artists and clergymen who are all looking out for their own best interests.

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A Frolic of His Own pp. Annotations by Steven Moore except as [noted]. Page references are to the current Scribner softcover edition. References in parentheses are to first US edition (Poseidon Press) and to U.K.

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A Frolic of His Own was also a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. Before he died of prostate cancer inGaddis completed his final work, Agapē Agape (the Greek agapē means divine, unconditional love), published in Book Cover Image (jpg): Frolic of His Own.

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A Frolic of His Own is a novel by William Gaddis. Published in by Poseidon Press, A Frolic of His Own was Gaddis's fourth novel. It received the American Book Award and the National Book Award in The title comes from the decision in Joel v.

Morison, concerning vicarious liability. His two subsequent novels, "J R" (winner of the National Book Award) and "Carpenter's Gothic," have secured his position among America's foremost contemporary writers. Now "A Frolic of His Own," his long-anticipated fourth novel, adds more luster to his reputation, as he takes on life in our litigious times/5(4).

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I never expected his response: the first letter reproduced in the book (Janu ), inviting me to lunch and telling me of his “novel in the form of a network of lawsuits of every variety” — the book that would become A Frolic of His Own.