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Illusionless man

Allen Wheelis

Illusionless man

fantasies and meditations. --

by Allen Wheelis

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

Edition Notes

SeriesHarper colophon books
LC ClassificationsPS3573.H44 I4 1971
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26546434M
ISBN 100062319279

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In the first four Fantasies, the illusions of love, memories, work, and death are exposed, while in the two concluding Meditations, Wheelis writes.

A story that appeared in Wheelis's nonfiction book The Illusionless Man: Fantasies and Meditations on Disillusionment, published inwas the basis of John Korty's film The Crazy-Quilt. Wheelis's essay "Spirit" was included in Douglas Hofstadter and Daniel Dennett's collection The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul.

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