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Slaughterhouse-Five (1969): Web Resources

A list of resources available through Truxal Library for researching Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five

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Dystopian Cybernetic Environment in Kurt Vonnegut‘s Slaughterhouse-Five
Ruzbeh Babaee, Wan Roselezam Bt Wan Yahya, and Shivani Sivagurunathan's essay published in Theory and Practice in Language Studies

Kurt Vonnegut
In the conclusion to the three-part series, "Art Out of Cataclysm," NPR's Renee Montagne talks to writer Kurt Vonnegut about the firebombing of Dresden, Germany by British bombers toward the end of World War II

Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library
The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library champions the literary, artistic and cultural contributions of the late writer, artist, teacher and Indianapolis native Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut‘s Slaughterhouse-Five at Forty: Billy Pilgrim—Even More a Man of Our Times
David L. Vanderwerken's essay published in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction

The Narrative Function of Kilgore Trout and His Fictional Works in Slaughterhouse-Five
Jesús Lerate de Castro analyzes Vonnegut's use of historical and imaginary sources in Slaughterhouse-Five, paying particular attention to the structural role played by Kilgore Trout—Vonnegut's literary alter ego—and his six science-fiction stories

Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five: The Requirements of Chaos
Robert Merrill and Peter A. Scholl's essay about dark humor published in Studies in American Fiction

Would'st Thou Be in a Dream: John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress and Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five
Richard Hinchcliffe's essay comparing The Pilgram's Progress and Slaughterhouse-Five, published in European Journal of American Culture

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