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Chimera (1972)
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Published Reviews
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    The Novel Looks at Itself---Again (Review)
    Chimera, by John Barth
    1. Chimera by John Barth
    The Nation, December 18, 1972, p. 631
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    Briefly Noted (2 Reviews)
    Fiction
    1. Daughter Buffalo by Janet Frame
    2. Chimera by John Barth
    The New Yorker, September 30, 1972, p. 125
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    One Low Voice in Wild Company (3 Reviews)
    The Destiny Waltz, by Gerda Charles
    1. The Destiny Waltz by Gerda Charles
    2. The Sheep Look Up by John Brunner
    3. Chimera by John Barth
    National Review, October 13, 1972, p. 1136
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    New Fall Fiction (3 Reviews)
    The House of All Nations, by Christina Stead
    1. The House of All Nations by Christina Stead
    2. Chimera by John Barth
    3. The Sunlight Dialogues by John Gardner
    The New York Review of Books, October 19, 1972, pp. 37-42
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    Books: John Barth's Fictions for Survival (6 Reviews)
    The End of the Road, by John Barth
    1. The End of the Road by John Barth
    2. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    3. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    4. Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
    5. Giles Goat-Boy by John Barth
    6. Chimera by John Barth
    The Harpers Monthly, September 1973, pp. 102-109
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    Short Reviews: Books (12 Reviews)
    Chimera, by John Barth
    1. Chimera by John Barth
    2. Father Figure by Beverley Nichols
    3. The Players and the Game by Julian Symons
    4. The Darkening Land by William F. Longgood
    5. The Tomb of Tutankhamen by Howard Carter
    6. The Breast by Philip Roth
    7. Kings, Beasts and Heroes by Gwyn Jones
    8. The Green Flag by Robert Kee
    9. Triple Cross: Novellas by Carlos Fuentes, Jose Donoso, and Severo Sarduy
    10. Herblock's State of the Union by Herbert Block
    11. Who Is Angela Davis? by Regina Nadelson
    12. Don't Put Your Daughter on the Stage by Margaret Webster
    The Atlantic Monthly, October 1972, pp. 135-142
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    Enemies, Foreigners, and Friends (12 Reviews)
    Project for a Revolution in New York, by Alain Robbe-Grillet
    1. Project for a Revolution in New York by Alain Robbe-Grillet
    2. The Breast by Philip Roth
    3. The Ogre by Michel Tournier
    4. Chimera by John Barth
    5. G. by John Berger
    6. The Man Who Got Away by Sumner Locke Elliott
    7. The Western Coast by Paula Fox
    8. The Needle's Eye by Margaret Drabble
    9. Enemies: A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
    10. Spring Snow by Yukio Mishima
    11. Open Heart by Frederick Buechner
    12. Action by James L. Guetti
    The Hudson Review, Winter 1972, pp. 703-715
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    American Plastic (24 Reviews)
    The Matter of Fiction
    1. Writing Degree Zero by Roland Barthes
    2. Elements of Semiology by Roland Barthes
    3. S/Z by Roland Barthes
    4. The Pleasure of the Text by Roland Barthes
    5. The New Fiction by Joe David Bellamy
    6. Come Back, Dr. Caligari by Donald Barthelme
    7. Snow White by Donald Barthelme
    8. Unspeakable Practices, Unnatural Acts by Donald Barthelme
    9. City Life by Donald Barthelme
    10. Sadness by Donald Barthelme
    11. Guilty Pleasures by Donald Barthelme
    12. The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme
    13. The Little Disturbances of Man by Grace Paley
    14. Enormous Changes at the Last Minute by Grace Paley
    15. Omensetter's Luck by William H. Gass
    16. The Floating Opera by John Barth
    17. The End of the Road by John Barth
    18. The Sot-Weed Factor by John Barth
    19. Giles Goat-Boy by John Barth
    20. Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth
    21. Chimera by John Barth
    22. V. by Thomas Pynchon
    23. The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon
    24. Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
    The New York Review of Books, July 15, 1976, pp. 31-38