Selected Critical Bibliography: Interviews, Reviews, and Articles on Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things

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Andrews, David. "The Art Is the Act of Smashing the Mirror: A Conversation with Gilbert Sorrentino." Review of Contemporary Fiction 21.3 (2001): 60-68.

--. "Conclusion: Aestheticism in American Literature, Part III: From Williams to Sorrentino." "American An/Aesthete: A Study of Aesthetes in American Literature, From Edgar Allan Poe to Gilbert Sorrentino." Diss. State U of New York at Stony Brook, 1997. 385-418.

--. "Gilbert Sorrentino." Review of Contemporary Fiction 21.3 (2001): 7-59.

--. "`Something Has Sure As Hell Happened': Gilbert Sorrentino, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, and Provocative Fiction." Bridge 1.4 (2002): 138-43.

--. "Under the Shadow: David Andrews on Gilbert Sorrentino." Hunger Magazine 4.2 (also designated 9): 95-102.

--. "`A Vulgar, Cruel, and Mad Tongue': Gilbert Sorrentino's Regenerative Fiction." "American An/Aesthete: A Study of Aesthetes in American Literature, From Edgar Allan Poe to Gilbert Sorrentino." Diss. State U of New York at Stony Brook, 1997. 334-84.

Armstrong, Peter. "Gilbert Sorrentino's Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things." Grosseteste Review 6.1-4 (1973): 65-68.

Barone, Dennis. "An Interview with Gilbert Sorrentino." Partisan Review 48 (1981): 236-46.

Bronk, William. "The Person of Fiction, the Fiction of Person." Sulfur 4 (1983): 168-72.

Caserio, Robert. "Gilbert Sorrentino's Prose Fiction." Vort 2.3 (1974): 63-69.

Charles, May. "A Postmodern Challenge to Reference-World Construction: Gilbert Sorrentino's Mulligan Stew." Style 29.2 (1995): 235-61.

Creeley, Robert. "Xmas as in Merry." Review of Contemporary Fiction 1.1 (1981): 157-58.

D'Amico, Maria Vittoria. "Paradox Beyond Convention: A Note on Gilbert Sorrentino's Fiction." Rivista di studi anglo-americani 3.4-5 (1984-1985): 269-80.

Eilenberg, Max. "A Marvelous Gift: Gilbert Sorrentino's Fiction." Review of Contemporary Fiction 1.1 (1981): 88-94.

Elman, Richard. Namedropping: Mostly Literary Memoirs. Albany: State U of New York P, 1998.

--. "Reading Gilbert Sorrentino." Review of Contemporary Fiction 1.1 (1981): 155-56.

Emerson, Stephen. "Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things." Vort 2.3 (1974): 85-89.

Emmett, Paul. "The Sky Changes: A Journey into the Unconsciousness and a Road into the Novels of Gilbert Sorrentino." Review of Contemporary Fiction 1.1 (1981): 113-29.

Gilmore, Lyman. Don't Touch the Poet: The Life and Times of Joel Oppenheimer. Jersey City: Talisman House, 1998.

Gontarksi, S. E. "Working at Grove: An Interview with Gilbert Sorrentino." Review of Contemporary Fiction 10.3 (1990): 97-110.

Graver, Lawrence. Rev. of Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things, by Gilbert Sorrentino. New York Times Book Review 2 July 1972: 6-7.

Hutcheon, Linda. Narcissistic Narrative: The Metafictional Paradox. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 1980.

Jacobs, Barbara. "The Art of Gilbert Sorrentino." Diss. New York U, 1984.

Klinkowitz, Jerome. "The Extra-Literary in Contemporary American Fiction." Contemporary American Fiction. Ed. Malcolm Bradbury and Sigmund Ro. London: Edward Arnold, 1987. 19-37.

--. "Gilbert Sorrentino's Super-Fiction." Chicago Review 25.4 (1974): 77-89.

--. Literary Disruptions: The Making of a Post-Contemporary American Fiction. 1975. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1980.

--. Literary Subversions: New American Fiction and the Practice of Criticism. Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 1985.

--. "Poetry in the Novel: American Fiction of the Last Eight Years." Poetry Australia 59 (1976): 61-69.

--. Rev. of Imaginative Qualities of Actual Things, by Gilbert Sorrentino. …