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A clown in a grave : complexities and tensions in the works of Gregory Corso

Author: Michael Skau
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999.
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Using a number of critical approaches, this text examines Gregory Corso's complex imagination, his humour, and his poetic techniques in dealing with America, the Beat generation and death.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Skau, Michael, 1944-
Clown in a grave.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1999
(DLC) 98047515
(OCoLC)40105105
Named Person: Gregory Corso; Gregory Corso; Gregory Corso; Gregory Corso
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Skau
ISBN: 0585128170 9780585128177
OCLC Number: 44954936
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 233 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Uses of Imagination --
Elegiac Feelings American --
Modes of Rebellion, Modes of Expression: The American Express --
The Deathmonger and the Clown in the Tomb --
"The Comedy Gone Mad": Corso's Surrealism and Humor --
"The Poesy That Cannot Be Destroyed": Corso's Prosody --
Criticism, Reviews, and Commentary on Gregory Corso --
Bibliography of Works by Gregory Corso.
Responsibility: Michael Skau.
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In deft prose, Skau traces the main themes of Corso s work, exploring entirely new avenues in several chapters, and provides the first thorough bibliography (seventy pages in length) in thirty years. Read more...

 
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