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Robert Duncan in San Francisco : with letters & an interview

Author: Michael Rumaker; Ammiel Alcalay; Megan Paslawski
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights/Grey Fox, ©2013.
Series: Lost and found elsewhere.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A newly expanded edition of an enduring classic, Robert Duncan in San Francisco is both a portrait of the premier poet of the SF Renaissance and a fascinating account of gay life in late 1950s America. Following his graduation from Black Mountain College, Michael Rumaker made his way to the post-Howl, pre-Stonewall gay literary milieu of San Francisco, where he entered the circle of Robert Duncan. His account of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert Duncan; Michael Rumaker; Robert Duncan; Michael Rumaker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Rumaker; Ammiel Alcalay; Megan Paslawski
ISBN: 9780872865907 0872865908
OCLC Number: 783152841
Description: xiii, 143 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Robert Duncan in San FranciscoSelected Correspondence between Michael Rumaker and Robert DuncanAfterward: Michael Rumaker interviewed by Ammiel Alcalay
Series Title: Lost and found elsewhere.
Responsibility: Michael Rumaker ; edited by Ammiel Alcalay & Megan Paslawski.

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A revealing portrait of a major poet of the SF Renaissance and a gripping account of late '50s gay life.  Read more...

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