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Black Mountain College
Vincent Katz
0262112795
Jan 2003
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Serving between 1933 and 1956 as a meeting point for some of the most imaginative artists, composers and writers of the period, Black Mountain College in southwestern North Carolina continues to exist as the mythical artistic birthplace of everyone from John Cage to Robert Creeley. Poet Vincent Katz curated a Black Mountain exhibition for Madrid's Reina Sofia museum, and here presents the school through a wonderful review of the artworks it produced and the varied geniuses who produced them. Artists Josef Albers, Kenneth Noland, Willem de Kooning and Franz Klein; dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham; poets Charles Olson and John Wieners; composers Lou Harrison and Stefan Wolpe; the unclassifiable Buckminster Fuller-all were integral to the tiny institution (about 50 students at any one time) and its...


On Earth: Last Poems and an Essay
Robert Creeley
0520247914
April 2006
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Starred Review. Creeley, who died last year at 78, is among the American masters born in the 1920s, a generation that includes John Ashbery and Adrienne Rich. This slim volume, filled out with the cogent essay "Reflections on Whitman in Age," presents 31 poems of varying quality, from bad to sublime, and is a fitting final volume for a poet of relentless experimentation and major achievement. A jingly piece of antiwar propaganda, "Help!" seems specifically designed for those who aren't regular readers of verse, while "Caves," the longest poem in the volume, meanders. But in addresses to poets like John Wieners, Paul Blackburn and Ed Dorn, Creeley attains a loose intimacy that feels like friendship, and the final "Valentine for You," here in its entirety, is likely to be as associated with Creeley as...


Robert Creeley's Life and Work
John E. Wilson
047206374X
Jan 1989
Paperback
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Book Description
A critical retrospective of Creeley's work from 1952 to 1982


Collected Poems of Robert Creeley, 1945-1975
Robert Creeley
0520042441
January 1982
Textbook Paperback
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Oakland Tribune
This beautifully produced book contains almost 700 pages of Robert Creeleys verse. . . . [Creeley] is a master, one of the handful at work in America in any art. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

World Literature Today
An awesome achievement. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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Robert Creeley: A Biography
Ekbert Faas
1584651709
January 2001
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Drawing on dozens of anecdotes and memoirs of Robert Creeley's contemporaries, as well as Creeley's own letters and papers, literary editor and scholar Faas (Young Robert Duncan; etc.) presents a largely unflattering portrait of the acclaimed poet's first 50 years. Having lost both his father and his left eye by age four, Creeley (b. 1926), in Faas's portrait, is on a perennial quest to heal his fractured ego. Growing up in a household dominated by women his mother and four sisters Creeley appeared to avenge himself on the women he seduced. Throughout his travels and marriages, he casually ensnared and then disposed of wives of close friends. Treating rivals with unbridled scorn, Creeley intermittently battled with the angels of creativity and the demons of conceit. He reacted to failure with impotence and then...


Robert Creeley: The Poet's Workshop
Carroll Franklin Terrell
0915032767
December 1984
Paperback
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From the Publisher
6 x 9 trim. 14 illus. 2 figs. LC 83-61521


Selected Poems
Robert Creeley
0520069366
Mar 1996
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
This judicious selection of Olson's poems will, one hopes, make him known to a wider audience. Poet Creeley's introduction aligns Olson's Maximus Poems with Pound's Cantos and Williams's Paterson , works which also, by their diverse forms and materials, prove too daunting for some. Creeley stresses Olson's political impulse, but the scale of Olson's poems seems more historical, if not cosmic. Raised in Worcester and Gloucester, Mass., here Olson looks back not only to the era of childhood and his parents' lives, but to the explorations of Captain John Smith, and the silent prehistory of the continent itself. The aim of this autobiographical-historical venture is not personal, Olson insists: "The only interesting thing / is if one can be / an image / of man." However, he recognizes that the effort to achieve a...


Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 2
Charles Olson
0876854404
July 1980
Paperback
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Selected Poems
Charles Olson
0520212320
Dec 1997
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
This judicious selection of Olson's poems will, one hopes, make him known to a wider audience. Poet Creeley's introduction aligns Olson's Maximus Poems with Pound's Cantos and Williams's Paterson , works which also, by their diverse forms and materials, prove too daunting for some. Creeley stresses Olson's political impulse, but the scale of Olson's poems seems more historical, if not cosmic. Raised in Worcester and Gloucester, Mass., here Olson looks back not only to the era of childhood and his parents' lives, but to the explorations of Captain John Smith, and the silent prehistory of the continent itself. The aim of this autobiographical-historical venture is not personal, Olson insists: "The only interesting thing / is if one can be / an image / of man." However, he recognizes that the effort to achieve a...


Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 3
Charles Olson
087685482X
December 1981
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Whenever I become intrigued by a writer, I tend to read everything I can get my hands on that he or she has written -- including their letters. Correspondence presents the unique opportunity to become closer to your writer. The guard is down, the language is conversational, the ideas fly by fresh and uncrafted by months of revisions. This collection of letters between two of the famous Black Mountain poets bares their souls in everything from writer's block to religions to saving each other's lives through the near-forgotten art of written correspondence. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


The Collected Prose of Robert Creeley
Robert Creeley
0714527920
Jan 1984
Hardcover
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Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 4
Charles Olson
0876854854
February 1982
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Whenever I become intrigued by a writer, I tend to read everything I can get my hands on that he or she has written -- including their letters. Correspondence presents the unique opportunity to become closer to your writer. The guard is down, the language is conversational, the ideas fly by fresh and uncrafted by months of revisions. This collection of letters between two of the famous Black Mountain poets bares their souls in everything from writer's block to religions to saving each other's lives through the near-forgotten art of written correspondence. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


The Best American Poetry
Robert Creeley
0743203852
Sept 2002
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
This installment of the venerable series is refreshing for what it isn't: a compendium of September 11 poems. In fact, Creeley, selected by series editor David Lehman to sit in the revolving editor's chair, makes no mention of 9/11 in his six-page introduction, while Lehman's own seven-page performance is split between a paean to poet laureate Billy Collins and a discussion of September 11's poetic effects, with one paragraph devoted to the choice of Creeley. Yet Creeley's own choice of poems is balanced and satisfying, providing space for contemplation, while opening a rare window on dissent. Along with fine poems from John Ashbery, Frank Bidart, Anne Carson, W.S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Carl Phillips and Charles Wright, we get Amiri Baraka's "The Golgotha Local" ("But if you understood, the entire question, the...


Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 5
Charles Olson
0876855605
February 1983
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Whenever I become intrigued by a writer, I tend to read everything I can get my hands on that he or she has written -- including their letters. Correspondence presents the unique opportunity to become closer to your writer. The guard is down, the language is conversational, the ideas fly by fresh and uncrafted by months of revisions. This collection of letters between two of the famous Black Mountain poets bares their souls in everything from writer's block to religions to saving each other's lives through the near-forgotten art of written correspondence. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


The Best American Poetry
Robert Creeley
0743203860
Sept 2002
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
This installment of the venerable series is refreshing for what it isn't: a compendium of September 11 poems. In fact, Creeley, selected by series editor David Lehman to sit in the revolving editor's chair, makes no mention of 9/11 in his six-page introduction, while Lehman's own seven-page performance is split between a paean to poet laureate Billy Collins and a discussion of September 11's poetic effects, with one paragraph devoted to the choice of Creeley. Yet Creeley's own choice of poems is balanced and satisfying, providing space for contemplation, while opening a rare window on dissent. Along with fine poems from John Ashbery, Frank Bidart, Anne Carson, W.S. Merwin, Sharon Olds, Carl Phillips and Charles Wright, we get Amiri Baraka's "The Golgotha Local" ("But if you understood, the entire question, the...


Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 7
Charles Olson
087685689X
March 1987
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Whenever I become intrigued by a writer, I tend to read everything I can get my hands on that he or she has written -- including their letters. Correspondence presents the unique opportunity to become closer to your writer. The guard is down, the language is conversational, the ideas fly by fresh and uncrafted by months of revisions. This collection of letters between two of the famous Black Mountain poets bares their souls in everything from writer's block to religions to saving each other's lives through the near-forgotten art of written correspondence. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


Windows
Robert Creeley
0811211223
Apr 1990
Hardcover
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Charles Olson and Robert Creeley: The Complete Correspondence, Vol. 9
Charles Olson
0876857810
December 1990
Paperback
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Amazon.com
Whenever I become intrigued by a writer, I tend to read everything I can get my hands on that he or she has written -- including their letters. Correspondence presents the unique opportunity to become closer to your writer. The guard is down, the language is conversational, the ideas fly by fresh and uncrafted by months of revisions. This collection of letters between two of the famous Black Mountain poets bares their souls in everything from writer's block to religions to saving each other's lives through the near-forgotten art of written correspondence. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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