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Goodman, Paul 1911-1972

Overview
Works: 919 works in 2,027 publications in 6 languages and 38,013 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Poetry  Quotations  Bibliography  Biography  Musical settings  Case studies  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Librettist, Redactor, Inscriber, Other, Lyricist, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PS3513.O527, 301.431
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Most widely held works about Paul Goodman
 
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Most widely held works by Paul Goodman
Growing up absurd; problems of youth in the organized system by Paul Goodman( Book )

75 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Goodman's Growing Up Absurd was a runaway best seller when it was first published in 1960, and it became one of the defining texts of the New Left. Goodman was a writer and thinker who broke every mold and did it brilliantly -- he was a novelist, poet, and a social theorist, among a host of other things -- and the book{u2019}s surprise success established him as one of America's most unusual and trenchant critics, combining vast learning, an astute mind, utopian sympathies, and a wonderfully hands-on way with words. For Goodman, the unhappiness of young people was a concentrated form of the unhappiness of American society as a whole, run by corporations that provide employment (if and when they do) but not the kind of meaningful work that engages body and soul. Goodman saw the young as the first casualties of a humanly repressive social and economic system and, as such, the front line of potential resistance. Noam Chomsky has said, 'Paul Goodman's impact is all about us,' and certainly it can be felt in the powerful localism of today's renascent left. A classic of anarchist thought, Growing Up Absurd not only offers a penetrating indictment of the human costs of corporate capitalism but points the way forward. It is a tale of yesterday's youth that speaks directly to our common future."--Publisher's description
Communitas; means of livelihood and ways of life by Percival Goodman( Book )

54 editions published between 1947 and 1994 in 4 languages and held by 1,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gestalt therapy verbatim by Frederick S Perls( Book )

174 editions published between 1951 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persönlichkeit
The structure of literature by Paul Goodman( Book )

56 editions published between 1954 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 1,345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaking and language: defence of poetry by Paul Goodman( Book )

31 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utopian essays and practical proposals by Paul Goodman( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodman confronts the characteristic dilemma of Americans today: it is only by operating within the accepted society that anything can be done; but our society discourages initiative and inhibits fundamental change. The final stage in this process is fascism. In this collections of essays, Goodman consider this dilemma, insisting on seeing the extension of human possibilities in the immediate future
New reformation; notes of a neolithic conservative by Paul Goodman( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goodman argues that technology, no less than law or medicine, is fundamentally an ethical discipline, meant to protect and enhance man and nature, but that our modern technological priesthood ignores this responsibility at terrible cost
Like a conquered province; the moral ambiguity of America by Paul Goodman( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing the line : the political essays of Paul Goodman by Paul Goodman( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1979 in English and German and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People or personnel; decentralizing and the mixed system by Paul Goodman( Book )

14 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compulsory mis-education by Paul Goodman( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems by Paul Goodman( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeds of liberation by Paul Goodman( Book )

11 editions published between 1964 and 1965 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles on social issues, including civil rights, international peace, non-violence, eradication of poverty, etc., culled from "Liberation" magazine over the past decade
Freedom and order in the university by Paul Goodman( Book )

8 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Material...originally delivered in November 1965 in a symposium on freedom and order in the university, sponsored by the WRU-Case Program of Philosophical Studies."
Kafka's prayer by Paul Goodman( Book )

18 editions published between 1947 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little prayers & finite experience by Paul Goodman( Book )

17 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Paul Goodman reader by Paul Goodman( Book )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Little prayers : for soprano and baritone solos, mixed chorus, and orchestra by Ned Rorem( )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1976 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing the line once again : Paul Goodman's anarchist writings by Paul Goodman( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Painting a vivid picture of 1960s counterculture ideas, this new collection of the late Paul Goodman's essential anarchist writings?from utopian essays to practical proposals?reveals how he inspired the dissident youth of the era and profoundly influenced movement theory and practice. Long out-of-print, these provocative, insightful, and incisive pieces analyze citizenship and civil disobedience, decentralization and the organized system?all while still mindful of the long anarchist tradition and of the Jeffersonian democracy that resonated strongly in Goodman's own political thought. A potent antidote to U.S. global imperialism and domestic anomie, this collection also includes a new introduction by Goodman's friend and literary executor, Taylor Stoehr, who explains why these nine core texts will thoroughly explicate anarchism for future generations
Five years by Paul Goodman( Book )

6 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Growing up absurd; problems of youth in the organized system
Alternative Names
Goodman, Paul 1911-

Paul Goodman

Paul Goodman Amerikaans schrijver (1911-1972)

Paul Goodman amerikansk poet och författare

Paul Goodman amerikansk poet og skribent

Paul Goodman écrivain américain

Paul Goodman US-amerikanischer Autor

Paul Goodman usona autoro

Гудмен, Пол 1911-1972

Гудмэн, П 1911-1972

Гудмэн, П. (Пол), 1911-1972

Пол Гудман

پل گودمن نویسنده و شاعر آمریکایی

グッドマン, P.

グッドマン, ポール

ポール・グッドマン (作家)

保罗·古德曼

Languages
English (502)

German (56)

French (20)

Spanish (18)

Danish (9)

Japanese (1)

Covers
Communitas; means of livelihood and ways of lifeGestalt therapy verbatimNew reformation; notes of a neolithic conservativeThe Paul Goodman readerDrawing the line once again : Paul Goodman's anarchist writingsCrazy hope and finite experience : final essays of Paul GoodmanDecentralizing power : Paul Goodman's social criticism