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Robert Creeley : A Biography

Faas, Ekbert / Maria Trombacco / ref: Robert Creeley

ISBN 10: 0773521739 / ISBN 13: 9780773521735
Editorial: McGill Queen's University Press, 2001
Nuevos Condición New Hardcover
Librería: Cavendish International Books & Music (Pt. Coq., BC, Canada) Cantidad: 1
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2001 Hardcover Book in original dust Jacket. BRAND NEW from 2001 publisher; Never opened, Never read, Never marked. Gift Giving quality. Book size 6 x 9-1/2 x 2" thick; weighs nearly 2-1/2 pounds; 513 pages; illustrated with black & white photographs. One of the most revered voices of contemporary American poetry, Robert Creeley ( 1926 - 2005 ) attained legendary status based on his leading role in several avant-garde movements, such as Black Mountain, Tish, and the Beats. This book is a biography which focuses on the first 40 years of Creeley's life - years of rebellion, restless travel, tumultuous liasons, and anger and violence that gave his writing an idiosyncratic new voice of razor-sharp precision and vehemence. As a small press publisher and editor, Creeley possessed an unfailing flair for recognizing talent, and promoted the likes of Layton, Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Olson, and William S. Burroughs . Their stars rose while he scraped by, until his poetry collection For Love and a novel, The Island, earned him fame and a critical acclaim largely denied the Beat writers. His poetry later became increasingly autobiographical and nostalgic. Douglas Barbour, of the Department of English, at the University of Alberta says of this book that it is: " a major contribution to the understanding of Creeley's writing, and to an understanding of the important scene of the New American Poetry, especially in the years of its founding. Faas's biography of the man is brutally honest (as is Creeley in his own writing) in its portrait of a driven, often violent and alienated consciousness who just happened to turn his demons into some of the most powerful poetry of our time." " Robert Creeley : A Biography " by Ekbert Faas, with Maria Trombacco; published by McGill - Queen's University Press, Montreal / Toronto, Canada; in English only. 2001 Hard cover book in original DJ *** Secure packing, Safe shipping, since 1965 *** 6 x 9-1/2 x 2 ". N° de ref. de la librería 4993


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Título: Robert Creeley : A Biography

Editorial: McGill Queen's University Press

Año de publicación: 2001

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Photos

Condición del libro: New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: New

Edición: 1st Edition

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