/files/images/authors/picture/donald-barthelme_quotes.png

Donald Barthelme - Quotes

There are 4 quotes by Donald Barthelme at 95quotes.com. Find your favorite quotations and top quotes by Donald Barthelme from this hand-picked collection . Feel free to share these quotes and sayings on Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr & Twitter or any of your favorite social networking sites.

There's not a strong autobiographical strain in my fiction. A few bits of fact here and there. ---->>>

I don't think you can talk about progress in art - movement, but not progress. You can speak of a point on a line for the purpose of locating things, but it's a horizontal line, not a vertical one. ---->>>

Painters, especially American painters since the Second World War, have been much more troubled, beset by formal perplexity, than American writers. They've been a laboratory for everybody. ---->>>

My mother studied English and drama at the University of Pennsylvania, where my father studied architecture. She was a great influence in all sorts of ways, a wicked wit. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 04-07, 1931
Birthplace:
Die: 07-23, 1989
Occupation: Author
Website:

Donald Barthelme (April 7, 1931 – July 23, 1989) was an American short story writer and novelist known for his playful, postmodernist style of short fiction. Barthelme also worked as a newspaper reporter for the Houston Post, was managing editor of Location magazine, director of the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston (1961–1962), co-founder of Fiction (with Mark Mirsky and the assistance of Max and Marianne Frisch), and a professor at various universities (wikipedia)