Synopsis This rousing anthology features the work of more than twenty-five writers from the great twentieth-century countercultural literary movement. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, O, The Oprah Magazine, and other publications. The violent and unjust parts. She is a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism and a member of the National Book Critics Circle. How long will the file be downloaded? The defining work of Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac provides the foundation for this collection, which also features the improvisational verse of such Beat legends as Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Snyder, and Michael McClure and the work of such women writers as Diane DiPrima and Denise Levertov.
Grounded by research yet highly accessible and engaging, these provocative, astonishing stories reveal the complex motives of writers who harbored secret identities—sometimes playfully, sometimes with terrible anguish and tragic consequences. If the server does not provide a quick download, then we remove it from the list. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. For Witter Bynner and Sylvia Plath, untamed horses are apt metaphors for the elusiveness of language. Many are moving tributes to the first man in a childs life. City: Saint Louis, Province: Missouri Postal Code: 63108 Country: United States added from IndieBound … explores the fascinating stories of more than a dozen authorial impostors across centuries and cultures, plumbing the creative process and the darker, often crippling aspects of fame. Titles included: Doggerel, edited by Carmela Ciuraru The Great Cat, edited by Emily Fragos On Wings of Song, edited by J.
McClatchy Persian Poets edited by Peter Washington Plath: Poems by Sylvia Plath Poe: Poems by Edgar Allen Poe Poems Bewitched and Haunted edited by John Hollander Poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson Poems by Robert Burns Poems of Mourning edited by Peter Washington Poems of New York edited by Elizabeth Schmidt Poems of Sleep and Dreams edited by Peter Washington Poems of the American West edited by Robert Mezey Poems of the Sea by J. Theres something for everyone to enjoy in this 75-volume set, from Animal Poems to Zen Poems. An inspiring anthology that celebrates our nation with more than one hundred of the greatest poems ever written about the landscapes, institutions, and transforming events of America. Many are moving tributes to the first man in a childs life. With colorful cloth sewn bindings, elegant gold stamped covers, and silk ribbon markers, these books are essentials for any home library. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Fatherhood: Poems about Fathers.
Writing with an audacious swagger and an iconoclastic zeal, and declaiming their verse with dramatic flourish in smoke-filled cafés, the Beats gave birth to a literature of previously unimaginable expressive range. . Everymans Library pursues the highest standards, utilizing modern prepress, printing, and binding technologies to produce classically designed books printed on acid-free natural-cream-colored text paper and including Smyth-sewn, signatures, full-cloth cases with two-color case stamping, decorative endpapers, silk ribbon markers, and European-style half-round spines. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2002. Bookseller: , Washington, United States.
These are narratives of secrecy, obsession, modesty, scandal, defiance, and shame: Only through the protective guise of Lewis Carroll could a shy, half-deaf Victorian mathematician at Oxford feel free to let his imagination run wild. A captivating anthology that celebrates one of nature's most majestic creatures and the age-old bond between humans and horses. Visceral and powerful, infused with an unmediated spiritual and social awareness, this is a rich and varied tribute and, in the populist spirit of the Beats, a vital addition to the libraries of readers everywhere. If there is a choice of file format, which format is better to download? Alongside poems about New York, Florida, and California are descriptions of railroads, amusement parks, hotels, and road trips; scenes of rural and western life; vivid descriptions of our grandest cities; and poems that illuminate the complexity of the most shameful chapters in U. Location: Street: 160 Courthouse Sq City: Oxford, Province: Mississippi Postal Code: 38655-3914 Country: United States added from IndieBound … Venue: Left Bank Books - Central West End A wide-ranging examination of pseudonyms both familiar and obscure, is part detective story, part exposé, part literary history, and an absorbing psychological meditation on identity and creativity.
This remarkable volume commemorates our country's struggles and triumphs with poems chronicling the American experience in all its vastness, from the late seventeenth century through the present day. Biographies have chronicled the lives of individual pseudonymous authors such as Mark Twain, Isak Dinesen, and George Eliot, but never before have the stories behind many noms de plume been collected into a single volume. With my passion for history and biographies, I naturally would have liked a short description before each poem about the poet and the year the poem was written. About Beat Poets This rousing anthology features the work of more than twenty-five writers from the great twentieth-century countercultural literary movement. It was edited by Carmela Ciuraru.
About the Author Carmela Ciuraru is the editor of the anthology First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and Inspired Them, and the former editor of the Journal of the Poetry Society of America. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Set during one Thanksgiving Dallas Cowboys football game at Texas Stadium, it is a novel about the American war in Iraq, football, cheerleaders, the movie business, capitalism, love, sex, the transmigration of souls, and the general insanity of everyday life in America. In a way, it was a good thing that the answers weren't handed to me. In a way, it was a good thing There is nice variety to this collection of poems about America.
That is, we are doing the same thing as Google, only within the framework of one subject. Included are poems of place about New York, Boston, Florida, and California; poems honoring quintessentially American institutions such as amusement parks and fast-food restaurants; poems that capture daily life in America, featuring farms, subways, gas stations, and diners; and even poems that illuminate the complexity of the more shameful chapters in U. The horse has served as warrior, laborer, mail carrier, competitive athlete, rodeo entertainer, friend, and—above al—object of wonder. Location: Street: 686 Fulton Street City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States added from IndieBound …. I also liked the poetry that reflected the harsh and most times futile reality of war. There is nice variety to this collection of poems about America.