Búsqueda de ARTÍCULOS DEL AUTOR: kurt vonnegut

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  • Pianola, La
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    En "La pianola", la primera novela del irreverente de Vonnegut, el escritor de culto norteamericano fallecido hace ahora diez años, describe una sociedad en la que los humanos han sido sustituidos por máquinas. Mediante la metáfora de la pianola que, dotada de un mecanismo automático, reproduce la música, Vonnegut escenifica en la novela una despiadada sátira social que pinta c...

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  • Cronomoto
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    El 13 de febrero de 2001 a las 2.27 p. m., el universo padeció una crisis de confianza que detuvo su expansión con calamitosas consecuencias. Todo regresó al 17 de febrero de 1991, fecha en que se recuperó la normalidad expansiva: los hombres se vieron entonces obligados a repetir punto por punto lo que ya habían hecho durante una década sabiendo con pavorosa exactitud qué les ...

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  • Pájaro de celda
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    "Presten atención, por favor, pues en este libro, que es la historia de mi vida hasta ahora, los personajes no son solo las personas sino los años. Mil Novecientos Trece me dio el regalo de la vida. Mil Novecientos Veintinueve desbarató la economía estadounidense. Mil Novecientos Treinta y Uno me envió a Harvard. Mil Novecientos Treinta y Ocho me consiguió mi primer empleo en e...

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  • Que levante mi mano quien crea en la...
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    El presente volumen consta de nueve discursos inéditos, siete de ellos dirigidos a estudiantes universitarios en días de dichosa graduación. Es éste un género muy peculiar de la oratoria norteamericana que ha dado lugar a piezas memorables adornadas con nobles sentimientos, recuerdos edificantes y sabios consejos o melifluos elixires emitidos desde sus cátedras (celestes) por a...

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  • Mientras los mortales duermen
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Con el estilo sencillo y directo característico de Vonnegut, y acompañados de sus habituales dibujos en tinta, Mientras los mortales duermen es un regalo inesperado para los lectores.En esta antología de dieciséis piezas inéditas, el reconocido autor de Matadero Cinco vuelve a dejarnos muestras de su carácter incorregible, de su talento incomprendido por buena parte de la críti...

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  • Mire al pajarito
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    "Mire al pajarito es una antología de cuentos de uno de los escritores más sólidos y originales de la narrativa norteamericana.Recoge catorce piezas inéditas del famoso autor de Matadero Cinco, implacables relatos de este escritor incorregible, icono de la contracultura, eterno candidato al Nobel y un talento incomprendido por buena parte de la crítica de su época.Un psiquiatra...

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  • Matadero cinco
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Matadero Cinco catapultó a Kurt Vonnegut como uno de los grandes ídolos de la juventud norteamericana y se convirtió de inmediato en un clásico de la literatura contemporánea. Una historia amarga, conmovedora y a la vez divertidísima, de la inocencia confrontada con el apocalipsis, 'una novela con ribetes esquizofrénico-telegráficos', en palabras de su autor. Kurt Vonnegut fue ...

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  • God bless you, Mr. Rosewater
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Eliot Rosewater—drunk, volunteer fireman, and President of the fabulously rich Rosewater Foundation—is about to attempt a noble experiment with human nature . . . with a little help from writer Kilgore Trout. God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater is Kurt Vonnegut’s funniest satire, an etched-in-acid portrayal of the greed, hypocrisy, and follies of the flesh we are all heir to. ...

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  • Cat's cradle
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation ...

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  • Slaughterhouse-five
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world's great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim's odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know ...

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  • Mother night
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on trial in Israel as a Nazi war criminal. But is he really guilty? In this brilliant book rife with true gallows humor, Vonnegut turns black and white into a chilling shade of gray with a verdict that will haunt us all. ...

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  • Breakfast of champions
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    In Breakfast of Champions, one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved characters, the aging writer Kilgore Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth. What follows is murderously funny satire, as Vonnegut looks at war, sex, racism, success, politics, and pollution in America and reminds us how to see the truth. ...

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  • Armageddon in retrospect
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    The New York Times bestseller from the author of Slaughterhouse-Five—a “gripping” posthumous collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s previously unpublished work on the subject of war and peace.A fitting tribute to a literary legend and a profoundly humane humorist, Armageddon in Retrospect is a collection of twelve previously unpublished writings. Imbued with Vonnegut’s trademark rueful ...

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  • Slaughterhouse-Five
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    “A desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century.”—Time Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse-Five, an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, the novel is the result of what Vonnegut describes as a...

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  • Deadeye Dick
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Deadeye Dick is Kurt Vonnegut’s funny, chillingly satirical look at the death of innocence. Amid a true Vonnegutian host of horrors—a double murder, a fatal dose of radioactivity, a decapitation, an annihilation of a city by a neutron bomb—Rudy Waltz, aka Deadeye Dick, takes us along on a zany search for absolution and happiness. Here is a tale of crime and punishment that make...

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  • Look at the birdie
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Look at the Birdie is a collection of fourteen short stories from one of the most original writers in American fiction. This series of perfectly rendered vignettes, never before published in Kurt Vonnegut’s lifetime, reveals a warm, wise, and funny portrait of life in post–World War II America—a world where squabbling couples, high school geniuses, misfit office workers, and sm...

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  • Welcome to the monkey house
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of Kurt Vonnegut’s shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and The Atlantic Monthly, these superb stories share Vonnegut’s audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision. ...

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  • Vonnegut Novels & Stories 1950-1962
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Kurt Vonnegut’s signature qualities as a writer--what John Updike called "his free flow of invention, the surreal beauty of his imagery, and a colloquial American style justly ranked with Mark Twain’s"--are everywhere on display in this authoritative collection of his early fiction. So too are his abiding themes: the madness of war, the vanity of human striving, and the social ...

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  • Jailbird
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Jailbird takes us into a fractured and comic, pure Vonnegut world of high crimes and misdemeanors in government—and in the heart. This wry tale follows bumbling bureaucrat Walter F. Starbuck from Harvard to the Nixon White House to the penitentiary as Watergate’s least known co-conspirator. But the humor turns dark when Vonnegut shines his spotlight on the cold hearts and calcu...

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  • Slapstick
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Slapstick presents an apocalyptic vision as seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States), a wickedly irreverent look at the all-too-possible results of today’s follies. But even the end of life-as-we-know-it is transformed by Kurt Vonnegut’s pen into hilarious farce—a final slapstick that may be the Almighty’s joke on us all. ...

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  • We Are What We Pretend to Be
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Called “our finest black-humorist” by The Atlantic Monthly, Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. Now his first and last works come together for the first time in print, in a collection aptly titled after his famous phrase, We Are What We Pretend To Be.Written to be sold under the pseudonym of “Mark Harvey,” Basic Training was never publishe...

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  • Kurt Vonnegut Novels 1987-1997
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    The definitive edition of Kurt Vonnegut’s fiction concludes with three brilliantly satirical novels of the 1980s and ’90s collected in one volume for the first time. Here are the final three novels of the visionary master who defined a generation. Bluebeard (1987) is the colorful history of a phenomenally gifted realist painter who, in the 1950s, betrayed his artistic vision fo...

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  • Drawings
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Those who know Kurt Vonnegut as one of America's most beloved andinfluential writers will be surprised and delighted to discover that he was also agifted graphic artist. This book brings together the finest examples of his funny, strange, and moving drawings in an inexpensive, beautifully produced giftvolume for every Vonnegut fan. Kurt Vonnegut's daughter Nanette introduces th...

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  • Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, witty, deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this is a window not only into Vonnegut's mind but also into his heart. "A book filled with madness...

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  • Welcome to the Monkey House
    Vonnegut, Kurt / Sumner, Gregory D.
    Since its original publication in 1968, Welcome to the Monkey House has been one of Kurt Vonnegut’s most beloved works. This special edition celebrates a true master of the short-story form by including multiple variant drafts of what would eventually be the title story. In a fascinating accompanying essay, “Building the Monkey House: At Kurt Vonnegut’s Writing Table,” noted Vo...

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  • Slaughterhouse-Five
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Billy Pilgrim survives capture by the Gemans in World War II, the Dresden bombings, and the struggle for financial success only to be kidnapped in a flying saucer and taken to the planet Tralfamadore Turtleback binding is a highly durable alternative to a hardcover or paperback book. The comprehensive cover reinforcement process will drastically combat wear and tear, keeping yo...

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  • Player piano
    Vonnegut, Kurt

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  • Like Shaking Hands With God
    Kurt Vonnegut / Lee Stringer

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  • While mortals sleep
    Vonnegut, Kurt

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  • Bluebeard
    Vonnegut, Kurt
    Broad humor and bitter irony collide in this fictional autobiography of Rabo Karabekian, who, at age seventy-one, wants to be left alone on his Long Island estate with the secret he has locked inside his potato barn. But then a voluptuous young widow badgers Rabo into telling his life story—and Vonnegut in turn tells us the plain, heart-hammering truth about man’s careless fanc...

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