Robert Lowell Coover (born February 4, 1932) is an American author and professor in the Literary Arts program at Brown University. He is generally considered a writer of fabulation and metafiction.
Coover was born in Charles City, Iowa. He attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale, received his B.A. in Slavic Studies from Indiana University in 1955, then served in the United ... more »
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''The narrative impulse is always with us; we couldn't imagine ourselves through a day without it.''Robert Coover (b. 1932), U.S. writer. Time Out (London, May 7, 1986).