Robert Lowell Coover

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General Information

Name: Robert Lowell Coover

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Poetry

Born: 1932 in Charles City, Iowa


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

He attended both Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robert Coover is an award-winning American writer of avant-garde fiction, plays, poetry, and essays whose experimental forms and techniques mix reality and illusion, frequently creating otherworldly or surreal situations and effects. He teaches electronic and experimental writing at Brown University.

Published Works

  • A Political Fable, Viking, 1980
  • The Origin of the Brunists: A Novel, W. W. Norton & Co. Inc., 1989
  • Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears?, Minerva, 1989
  • The Public Burning, Grove Press, 1998

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

A Political Fable

ISBN: 0670563099
Release Date: 1980-08-01

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Whatever Happened to Gloomy Gus of the Chicago Bears?

ISBN: 0749390077
Release Date: 1989-06

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The Public Burning (Coover, Robert)

ISBN: 0802135277
Release Date: 1998-04-02

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Robert Lowell Coover on WorldCat

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