Autobiography: A Self-Recorded Fiction, John Barth
The Autobiography: A Self-Recorded Fiction is one of the short stories in John Barth’s short story collection, Lost in the Funhouse. Lost in the Funhouse is classified as a metafictional book. Barth put his stories in print form, but he used a metafictional voice that has characteristics fit for electric media such as computers. It is, therefore, evident that Barth appreciated the presence of technology when writing his literature works.
In this particular short story, The Autobiography: A Self-Recorded Fiction, Barth uses a metafictional voice to tell the story. The story has only one character who tells their