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Richard Brautigan : essays on the writings and life

Author: John F Barber
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Richard Gary Brautigan's idiosyncratic style and humor caused him to be identified with the counterculture movement of the 1960s. The authors of many of these essays knew Brautigan personally and professionally; others through a connection with his writings. The essays combine remembrance of the man and appraisal of his works. Includes previously unpublished photographs and artworks"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Brautigan; Richard Brautigan; Richard Brautigan
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Barber
ISBN: 9780786425259 0786425253
OCLC Number: 70775692
Description: vii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The curve of binding memory / John F. Barber --
Checklist of works by Richard Brautigan --
In the riffles with Richard : a profile of Richard Brautigan / Keith Abbott --
Richard Brautigan and the final chapters in A Confederate General from Big Sur : a symposium / Amy Arenson, Veronica Stapleton, Mark Bernheim, Joan Harvey, Keith Abbott --
Drop of pouilly-fuissé into the Pacific Ocean / Pierre Autin-Grenier --
She's gone. It's done. / John F. Barber --
Secrets of fiction : where have you gone Richard Brautigan? / Kevin Berger --
Just like a poem : Richard Brautigan and Mad River / David Biasotti --
Gentle on the mind number / Robert Creeley --
Sketches of Richard Brautigan / Kenn Davis --
Shooting up the countryside / Helen Donlon --
Food stamps for the stars / Brad Donovan --
Brautigan and the eagles / Brad Donovan --
In memoriam : Richard Brautigan / Edward Dorn --
Perfect American / Jennifer Dunbar Dorn --
Last letter to Richard Brautigan / Gerald Haslam --
Glimpses of Richard Brautigan in the Haight -Ashbury / Claude Hayward --
Dreaming of Brautigan : an appreciation / Steve Heilig --
"Lit Crit," "Over Easy," and "R.I.P." : three vignettes / William Hjortsberg --
Dreaming Richard Brautigan / Greg Keeler --
Richard's miraculous mistakes / Greg Keeler --
I remember Richard Brautigan / Joanne Kyger --
Brautigan Library : a noble experiment / Todd Lockwood --
Brautigan Library founder's message / Todd Lockwood --
Richard Brautigan : a millennium paper airplane / Eric Lorberer --
Ninety one things about Richard Brautigan / Michael McClure --
Paper flowers : Richard Brautigan's poetry / Steven Moore --
West Coast dreamer : the lonely death of Richard Brautigan / Kevin Ring --
Historical present : notions of history, time and cultural lineage in the writing of Richard Brautigan / Neil Schiller --
Br'er Brautigan : trickster dead and well in Montana / Michael Sexson --
Notes from a Brautigan collector / Craig Showalter --
Richard Brautigan, flânerie, and Japan : some international perspectives on his work / Barnard Turner --
Visit to the "Confederate General from Big Sur" : 31 May 1965 / Erik Weber --
Talking with Richard Brautigan / F.N. Wright.
Responsibility: edited by John F. Barber.
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American writer, Richard Gary Brautigan is best known for his novel "Trout Fishing in America". This book includes essays, which combine personal remembrance of the man and critical appraisal of his  Read more...

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