[ bahr-thuhl-mey, ‐tl-mee ]
/ ˈbɑr θəlˌmeɪ, ‐tl mi /
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Donald, 1931–89, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
his brother, Frederick, born 1943, U.S. short-story writer and novelist.
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This Regular version sometimes sounds like the near sequiturs of Gertrude Stein or her clever admirer Donald Barthelme.A Country House of Fools: Norman Rush’s ‘Subtle Bodies’|Tom LeClair|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Very dry, precise, sort of magical—what Donald Barthelme used to call the little nut hard word.