Poetry

Dangling in the Tournefortia

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 288

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There is not a wasted word in Dangling in the Tournefortia, a selection of poems full of wit, struggles, perception, and simplicity. Charles Bukowski writes of women, gambling and booze while his words remain honest and pure.
Poetry

The Pleasures of the Damned

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 528

View: 641

The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best poetry from America's most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski. Celebrating the full range of the poet's extraordinary sensibility and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a lifetime of experience, from his renegade early work to never-before-collected poems penned during the final days before his death. Selected by John Martin, Bukowski's long-time editor and the publisher of the legendary Black Sparrow Press, this stands as what Martin calls 'the best of the best of Bukowski'.
Literary Collections

On Writing

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 224

View: 760

'If a man truly desires to write, then he will. Rejection and ridicule will only strengthen him . . . There is no losing in writing, it will make your toes laugh as you sleep, it will make you stride like a tiger, it will fire the eye and put you face to face with death. You will die a fighter, you will be honored in hell. The luck of the word. Go with it, send it.' Charles Bukowski was one of our most iconoclastic, raw and riveting writers, one whose stories, poems and novels have left an enduring mark on our culture. On Writing collects Bukowski's reflections and ruminations on the craft he dedicated his life to. Piercing, unsentimental and often hilarious, On Writing is filled not only with memorable lines but also with the author's trademark toughness, leavened with moments of grace, pathos and intimacy. In the previously unpublished letters to editors, friends and fellow writers collected here, Bukowski is brutally frank about the drudgery of work and uncompromising when it comes to the absurdities of life and of art.
Literary Collections

Against the American Dream

Author: Russell Harrison

Publisher: David R. Godine Publisher

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 323

View: 488

A critical review of the work of Charles Bukowski.
Biography & Autobiography

Contemporary Authors

Author: Scot Peacock

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

View: 783

In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors® New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors® entries. For your convenience, a soft-cover cumulative index is sent biannually.While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions.Call your Sales Rep for details.
Art

Power Misses

Author: David E. James

Publisher: Verso

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 278

View: 111

David James insists that popular resistance to domination by the culture industry must intervene at the point of production rather than consumption. In its most resolute instances, from the poetry of William Blake to the British Miners' Campaign Tape Project, alternative culture has fused with radical politics. Authoritatively mapping the terrain of cultural resistance under capitalism, James examines the material contradictions and the utopian potentials articulated in John Berger's fiction, Dada, rock music, the films of Andy Warhol and Jonas Mekas, and the poetry of punk.
American poetry

Critical Survey of Poetry

Author: Frank Northen Magill

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: American poetry

Page: 4090

View: 372

Contains entries that provide biographical and critical information about forty-nine English-language poets, each with a list of principal works, discussion of other literary forms, birth and death data, and a bibliography; arranged alphabetically from A-to-Cae.
Poetry

Love is a Dog From Hell

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 312

View: 496

A classic in the Bukowski poetry canon, Love Is a Dog from Hell is a raw, lyrical, exploration of the exigencies, heartbreaks, and limits of love.
Poetry

Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 240

View: 472

Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame is poetry full of gambling, drinking and women. Charles Bukowski writes realistically about the seedy underbelly of life.
Poetry

Betting on the Muse

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 416

View: 941

Betting on the Muse is a combination of hilarious poetry and stories. Charles Bukowski writes about the real life of a working man and all that comes with it.
Poetry

The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 208

View: 879

The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses is a book of poems written by Charles Bukowski for Jane, his first love. These poems explore a more emotional side to Charles Bukowski.
Poetry

You Get So Alone at Times

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 320

View: 631

Charles Bukowski examines cats and his childhood in You Get So Alone at Times, a book of poetry that reveals his tender side. He delves into his youth to analyze its repercussions.
Fiction

Hot Water Music

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 612

Hot Water Music is a collection of short stories by Charles Bukowski, published in 1983. The collection deals largely with: drinking, women, gambling, and writing. It is an important collection that establishes Bukowski's minimalist style and his thematic oeuvre.
Poetry

War All the Time

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 288

View: 619

War All the Time is a selection of poetry from the early 1980s. Charles Bukowski shows that he is still as pure as ever but he has evolved into a slightly happier man that has found some fame and love. These poems show how he grapples with his past and future colliding.
Fiction

Post Office

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

View: 947

"It began as a mistake." By middle age, Henry Chinaski has lost more than twelve years of his life to the U.S. Postal Service. In a world where his three true, bitter pleasures are women, booze, and racetrack betting, he somehow drags his hangover out of bed every dawn to lug waterlogged mailbags up mud-soaked mountains, outsmart vicious guard dogs, and pray to survive the day-to-day trials of sadistic bosses and certifiable coworkers. This classic 1971 novel—the one that catapulted its author to national fame—is the perfect introduction to the grimly hysterical world of legendary writer, poet, and Dirty Old Man Charles Bukowski and his fictional alter ego, Chinaski.
Literary Collections

Screams from the Balcony

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 384

View: 392

Screams from the Balcony is a collection of letters chronicling Charles Bukowski's life as he tries to get published and work at a postal office, all while drinking and gambling.
Fiction

South of No North

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 307

South of No North is a collection of short stories written by Charles Bukowski that explore loneliness and struggles on the fringes of society.
Poetry

Bone Palace Ballet

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 368

View: 881

This is a collection of 175 previously unpublished works by Bukowski. It contains yarns about his childhood in the Depression and his early literary passions, his apprentice days as a hard-drinking, starving poetic aspirant, and his later years when he looks back at fate with defiance.
Fiction

Barfly - The Movie

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 176

View: 109

The screenplay of the 1987 movie, as written by Charles Bukowski.
Poetry

The Continual Condition

Author: Charles Bukowski

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN:

Category: Poetry

Page: 144

View: 853

“The Walt Whitman of Los Angeles.” —Joyce Carol Oates “He brought everybody down to earth, even the angels.” —Leonard Cohen, songwriter Arguably the most imitated and influential American poet of the previous half-century, Charles Bukowski remains a counter-culture icon more than a decade after his death. The Continual Condition is a collection of never-before-published poems by the inimitable Bukowski—raw, tough, odes to alcohol, women, work, and despair by a rebel author equally adept at poetry and prose. Charles Bukowski lives on in The Continual Condition, a godsend for admirers of his previous collections Slouching Toward Nirvana, The Pleasures of the Damned, and Love is a Dog From Hell, as well as his novels Factotum, Ham on Rye, and Pulp.