Giles Goat-Boy – Barth, John

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Title: Giles Goat-Boy
Author: Barth, John
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Doubleday, New York
Publication Date: 1966
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: NF
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: D-j has two small tears and has minor wear.

Synopsis: A novel, of campus life as a universe, with the protagonist, a post-modernist hero, carrying out all the tasks prescribed in The Hero with 1000 Faces.  It is metafictional comic novel in which the world is portrayed as a university campus in an elaborate allegory of the Cold War. Its title character is a human boy raised as a goat, who comes to believe he is the Grand Tutor, the predicted Messiah.

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Title: Giles Goat-Boy
Author: Barth, John
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Doubleday, New York
Publication Date: 1966
Edition: First Edition
Book Condition: NF
D-j Condition: VG

Comments: D-j has two small tears and has minor wear.

Synopsis: A novel, of campus life as a universe, with the protagonist, a post-modernist hero, carrying out all the tasks prescribed in The Hero with 1000 Faces.  It is metafictional comic novel in which the world is portrayed as a university campus in an elaborate allegory of the Cold War. Its title character is a human boy raised as a goat, who comes to believe he is the Grand Tutor, the predicted Messiah.

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