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White, Kenneth 1936-

Overview
Works: 363 works in 928 publications in 9 languages and 9,065 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  Interviews  Pictorial works  Sources 
Roles: Author, Translator, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Thesis advisor, Director, Publishing director, Interviewee, Singer, Adapter, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., zxx, Contributor
Classifications: PR6073.H5, 609.38
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Most widely held works by Kenneth White
Greek and Roman technology by Kenneth White( Book )

30 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ode to Charles Fourier by André Breton( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in French and English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most difficult area by Kenneth White( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook for the diamond country : collected shorter poems 1960-1990 by Kenneth White( Book )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and French and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La route bleue by Kenneth White( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenneth White, essayiste, poète et philosophe, a largement mérité le prix Médicis étranger 1983, même si plusieurs de ses livres publiés antérieurement sont meilleurs que ##La route bleue## (cf. en particulier ##Lettres de Gourgounel##). Il s'agit du récit d'un voyage de Montréal au Labrador, au cours duquel l'auteur a confronté une lecture et un rêve d'enfance à la réalité, d'une quête initiatique sous le double signe du taoïsme et de la nordicité (on retrouve ici l'inspiration des poèmes de ##Terre de diamant##, A. Eibel, 1977). En nomade intellectuel, bon vivant, adepte des "méditations géomentales", l'auteur - le plus français des Ecossais (?) - a presque réussi à sortir de l'histoire pour entrer dans la géographie". La chose eût été plus simple si White n'avait pas emporté avec lui une bonne partie de sa bibliothèque (d'où l'abondance excessive des citations). Un bon livre quand même. [SDM]
The bird path : collected longer poems by Kenneth White( Book )

11 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le monde d'Antonin Artaud, ou, Pour une culture cosmopoétique by Kenneth White( Book )

9 editions published in 1989 in French and Undetermined and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'esprit nomade by Kenneth White( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le nom de Kenneth White est lié non seulement à une œuvre considérable de poète et de prosateur, mais aussi à un projet culturel d'envergure, qui a son point de départ dans la notion de " nomadisme intellectuel ". Si le terme général de " nomadisme "est dans l'air du temps depuis plusieurs décennies, ce livre, un des premiers, en a présenté une base théorique, précise et claire. La première partie, historique, plonge dans le contexte critique qui s'est ouvert en Occident dès le milieu du XIXe siècle pour en dégager la figure du " nomade " porteur de nouvelles énergies et d'un nouvel espace. Suivent cinq " œuvres-vies ", exemplaires par la diversité de leurs recherches, leur densité et leur puissance rayonnante. La dernière partie définit une géographie mentale inédite à partir de trois points de vue : philosophique, scientifique, poétique."--Page 4 of cover
Les limbes incandescents : ou, Le livre des sept chambres by Kenneth White( Book )

9 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in French and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La figure du dehors by Kenneth White( Book )

16 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in French and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue north by Kenneth White( Book )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel chronicling the metaphysical journey of a young man to the unknown terrain of Labrador. The narrative follows his metamorphosis as he rambles from Montreal to Quebec and through the archipelago of small towns, Indian reservations and mining settlements to Ungava Bay
Ecosse : [pierre, vent et lumière] by Kenneth White( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in French and Undetermined and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Scottish ground : selected essays by Kenneth White( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the founder of the International Institute of Geopoetics comes a collection of essays intent on making available White's analysis of Scottish culture past, present and possible
Le plateau de l'albatros : introduction à la géopoétique by Kenneth White( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The blue road by Kenneth White( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une apocalypse tranquille : crise et création dans la culture occidentale by Kenneth White( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in French and Undetermined and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cold wind of dawn by Kenneth White( Book )

4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlantica : mouvements et méditations by Kenneth White( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in French and English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Gourǵounel by Kenneth White( Book )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travels in the drifting dawn by Kenneth White( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verslag van een zwerftocht door Europa die tegelijk een reis door de geest is, op zoek naar het wezen van de eigen ik
 
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Handbook for the diamond country : collected shorter poems 1960-1990
Alternative Names
Kenneth White britisk poet og skribent

Kenneth White Brits schrijver

Kenneth White brittisk poet och författare

Kenneth White schottischer Schriftsteller

Kenneth White Scottish poet, academic and writer

Vajt, Kenet.

Vajt, Kenet 1936-

Vajt, Kenneth 1936-

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The blue roadTravels in the drifting dawnTravels in the drifting dawnAcross the territories : travels from Orkney to RangiroaThe radical field : Kenneth White and geopoeticsGrounding a world : essays on the work of Kenneth White : the St Andrews Symposium organised by Gavin Bowd and Charles Forsdick at the University of St Andrews, 10-11 October 2003Land and mind : Kenneth White's geopoetics in the Arabian context