9780872865310

Absence of the Hero

ISBN 10: 0872865312 / 0-87286-531-2
ISBN 13: 9780872865310
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication Date: 2010
Binding: Softcover
 

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Bukowski, Charles
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Absence of the Hero: 1946-1992 v. 2 (ISBN: 9780872865310)
Bukowski, Charles
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Bukowski, Charles
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Absence of the Hero: 1946-1992 v. 2: Uncollected Stories and Essays (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780872865310)
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Book Description: City Lights Books, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. Everyone s favorite Dirty Old Man returns with a new volume of uncollected work. Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), one of the most outrageous figures of twentieth-century American literature, was so prolific that many significant pieces never found their way into his books. Absence of the Hero contains much of his earliest fiction, unseen in decades, as well as a number of previously unpublished stories and essays. The classic Bukowskian obsessions are here: sex, booze, and gambling, along with trenchant analysis of what he calls Playing and Being the Poet. Among the book s highlights are tales of his infamous public readings ( The Big Dope Reading, I Just Write Poetry So I Can Go to Bed with Girls ); a review of his own first book; hilarious installments of his newspaper column, Notes of a Dirty Old Man, including meditations on neo-Nazis and driving in Los Angeles; and an uncharacteristic tale of getting lost in the Utah woods ( Bukowski Takes a Trip ). Yet the book also showcases the other Bukowski-an astute if offbeat literary critic. From his own Manifesto to his account of poetry in Los Angeles ( A Foreword to These Poets ) to idiosyncratic evaluations of Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, LeRoi Jones, and Louis Zukofsky, Absence of the Hero reveals the intellectual hidden beneath the gruff exterior. Our second volume of his uncollected prose, Absence of the Hero is a major addition to the Bukowski canon, essential for fans, yet suitable for new readers as an introduction to the wide range of his work. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780872865310

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Absence of the Hero (ISBN: 0872865312 / 0-87286-531-2)
Bukowski, Charles
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Book Description: City Lights Publishers, 2010. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0872865312 New. No dust jacket as issued. Brand New! Support Pacific Northwest Independent Booksellers! Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 300 p. Audience: General/trade. Everyone's favorite Dirty Old Man returns with a new volume of uncollected work. Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), one of the most outrageous figures of 20th-century American literature, was so prolific that many significant pieces never found their way into his books. Absence of the Hero contains much of his earliest fiction, unseen in decades, as well as a number of previously unpublished stories and essays. classic Bukowskian obsessions are here: sex, booze, and gambling, along with trenchant analysis of what he calls "Playing and Being the Poet. " Among the book's highlights are tales of his infamous public readings ("Big Dope Reading, " "I Just Write Poetry So I Can Go to Bed with Girls"); a review of his own first book; hilarious installments of his newspaper column, Notes of a Dirty Old Man, including meditations on neo-Nazis and driving in Los Angeles; and an uncharacteristic tale of getting lost in the Utah woods ("Bukowski Takes a Trip"). Yet the book also showcases the other Bukowski--an astute if offbeat literary critic. From his own "Manifesto" to his account of poetry in Los Angeles ("A Foreword to These Poets") to idiosyncratic evaluations of Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, LeRoi Jones, and Louis Zukofsky, Absence of the Hero reveals the intellectual hidden beneath the gruff exterior. second volume of his uncollected prose, Absence of the Hero is a major addition to the Bukowski canon, essential for fans yet suitable for new readers as an introduction to the wide range of his work. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0015763

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Absence of the Hero: 1946-1992 v. 2: Uncollected Stories and Essays (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780872865310)
Bukowski, Charles
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Book Description: City Lights Books, United States, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. Everyone s favorite Dirty Old Man returns with a new volume of uncollected work. Charles Bukowski (1920-1994), one of the most outrageous figures of twentieth-century American literature, was so prolific that many significant pieces never found their way into his books. Absence of the Hero contains much of his earliest fiction, unseen in decades, as well as a number of previously unpublished stories and essays. The classic Bukowskian obsessions are here: sex, booze, and gambling, along with trenchant analysis of what he calls Playing and Being the Poet. Among the book s highlights are tales of his infamous public readings ( The Big Dope Reading, I Just Write Poetry So I Can Go to Bed with Girls ); a review of his own first book; hilarious installments of his newspaper column, Notes of a Dirty Old Man, including meditations on neo-Nazis and driving in Los Angeles; and an uncharacteristic tale of getting lost in the Utah woods ( Bukowski Takes a Trip ). Yet the book also showcases the other Bukowski-an astute if offbeat literary critic. From his own Manifesto to his account of poetry in Los Angeles ( A Foreword to These Poets ) to idiosyncratic evaluations of Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, LeRoi Jones, and Louis Zukofsky, Absence of the Hero reveals the intellectual hidden beneath the gruff exterior. Our second volume of his uncollected prose, Absence of the Hero is a major addition to the Bukowski canon, essential for fans, yet suitable for new readers as an introduction to the wide range of his work. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780872865310

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Absence of the Hero (Uncollected Stories/Essays 2) (ISBN: 0872865312 / 0-87286-531-2)
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Book Description: City Lights Publishers April 2010, 2010. Trade. Book Condition: New. Book condition is good or better unless otherwise noted. Paperbacks, especially mass market paperbacks, will have spine creasing and may have age toned pages and curled covers. Binding will be intact, no major splits unless otherwise noted. We do our best to describe each book accurately. Any discrepancy between what is described and what is pulled will be noted in an email. If you would like a detailed description beyond what has been provided, please ask. Bookseller Inventory # 277551

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Book Description: City Lights Books 2010-04-01, 2010. Book Condition: NEW. NEW PAPERBACK // Edition is: Vol.2. // Condition: NEW. Binding/format is: Paperback. 275 9.25 H x 1.00 D x 6.25 W inches 0.90 lbs. Language: English. ISBN 9780872865310. Bookseller Inventory # 2272110

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