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Donald Barthelme

DONALD BARTHELME was a writer and critic, a National Book Award recipient, a director of PEN and the Authors Guild, a member of the American Academy and the Institute of Arts and Letters, and a founder of the renowned University of Houston Creative Writing Program. He was the author of more than fifteen published books, including City Life , one of Time's Best Books of the Year, and Sixty Stories , which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the...See more

Personality Profile For Donald Barthelme

Donald Barthelme

The following is a personality profile of Donald Barthelme based on his work.

Donald Barthelme is unconventional and boisterous.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is carefree as well: he does what he wants, disregarding rules and obligations. But, Donald Barthelme is also confident: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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